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31^ Edition of the International Piano Competition “Alessandro Casagrande” Teatro Secci, Terni, Italy, 19/25 maggio 2019

First Prize: ARISTO SHAM

Second Prize: EMANUIL IVANOV

Third Prize: FEDERICO GAD CREMA

 

Special Prizes:

Adriana, Franco and Marina Casagrande Prize for the best performance of a work by A. Casagrande: ELIA CECINO

Dario De Rosa Prize for the best performance of a Beethoven Sonata: MATTEO CARDELLI

Audience Award for the Final with Orchestra: EMANUIL IVANOV

Gianni Scarficcia Prize to the youngest finalist: FEDERICO GAD CREMA

31^ Edition of “Alessandro Casagrande” International Piano Competition Teatro Secci, Terni (Italy), May 19-25, 2019

Schedule and Tickets

 

FIRST ROUND

Sunday, May 19th: 10.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m. and 4.00 – 6.15 p.m.

Monday, May 20th: 10.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m. and 4.00 – 6.45 p.m.

To follow voting and results

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SECOND ROUND

Tuesday, May 21st: 10.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m. and 4.00 – 6.30 p.m.

Wednesday, May 22nd: 10.00 a.m. – 1.00 p.m. and 4.00 – 6.30 p.m.

To follow voting and results

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THIRD ROUND

Thursday, May 23rd: 10.00 a.m. – 1.15 p.m. and 4.00 – 7.15 p.m.

To follow voting and results

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FINAL ROUND

With the Orchestra Sinfonica Abruzzese conducted by M° Marco Moresco

Saturday, May 25th at 6.00 p.m.

The prize ceremony will take place the same evening after voting

TICKETS: FULL-PRICE: 12 €; REDUCED-PRICE 8 € (UNDER 26, OVER 65, MEMBERS OF THE FONDAZIONE ALESSANDRO CASAGRANDE, ASSOCIAZIONE FILARMONICA UMBRA, VISIONINMUSICA AND ARABA FENICE)

 

Presale: Central box office CAOS - Terni  (Museo Archeologico) at the following times 10am/1pm and 5pm/8pm -  (Phone +39340 4188488)
The presale is open from May 21st, 2019; May 25th, ticket sales will be open from 5.00 pm at the Secci Theater Box Office.

 

ANY CHANGES TO THE SCHEDULES WILL BE IMMEDIATELY COMMUNICATED VIA THE WEBSITE AND FACEBOOK.

 

THE JURY

Julian Martin (President)                           USA

Eteri Andjaparidze                                    GEORGIA

Christian Debrus                                       FRANCE

Carlo Guaitoli                                            ITALY

Alexey Lebedev                                         RUSSIA

Andrea Lucchesini                                      ITALY

Graham Scott                                            UK

 

THE CONTESTANTS

Stefano Andreatta                                      ITALY

Igor Andreev                                             RUSSIA

Alice Burla                                                 CANADA

Michelle Candotti                                        ITALY

Matteo Cardelli                                           ITALY

Elia Cecino                                                 ITALY

Manuel Cini                                                ITALY

Federico Gad Crema                                    ITALY

Emanuil Ivanov                                           BULGARIA

Petar Klasan                                                CROATIA

Hoyel Lee                                                    KOREA

Asaka Miyoshi                                              JAPAN

Federico Nicoletta                                         ITALY

Alexander Panfilov                                        RUSSIA

Kazuya Saito                                                 JAPAN

Aristo Sham                                                  HONG KONG

Ryutaro Suzuki                                             JAPAN

Yuna Tamogami                                            JAPAN

Samson Tsoy                                                RUSSIA

Alan Woo                                                      USA

More than hundred candidates at 31st “Casagrande” competition

Boom of entries at the prestigious international piano award: 117 young promises, coming from 20 countries, aspire to the title that in the past has been awarded to virtuosi who are today  top concert pianists. At most 28 of them will be admitted to the final tests, scheduled next May in Terni, Italy.

 

Beyond all expectation, no fewer than 117 submissions were received to participate in the 31st edition of the "Alessandro Casagrande" International Piano Competition in Terni, Italy. The candidates for the prestigious title, which in the past has been assigned to pianists such as Ivo Pogorolich or Alexander Lonquich, come from twenty different countries: Albania, Armenia, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Korea, Croatia, France, Georgia, Japan, Hong Kong, Israel, Italy, Poland, Russia, Taiwan, Ukraine, Hungary, USA.

 

The new format provided an online registration and submission of musical performances of the candidates on video, which will now be screened by a first jury, composed of three authoritative pianists, teachers at the "Briccialdi" Music Institute of Terni: Carlo Guaitoli (artistic director of the competition), Angelo Pepicelli and Mariangela Vacatello.

A maximum of 28 pianists will be selected and admitted to the final stages, which will take place from 19 to 25 May 2019 in Terni and will involve an international jury formed by Guaitoli himself, by Julian Martin (president), Christian Debrus, Manana Doijashvili , Alexey Lebedev, Andrea Lucchesini and Graham Scott.

 

For the winners: a prize money of 35 thousand euros, a concert tour and above all a recognition that in its glorious history has proven to be able to launch the best young promises in the Olympus of top concert pianists.

A few days, until October 31th 2018, to register for the "Alessandro Casagrande" 2019

A few days, until October 31th 2018, to register for the "Alessandro Casagrande" International Piano Competition 2019. The great musical challenge is about to begin!

Online registration: https://www.concorsocasagrande.org/en/concorso/iscrizione.phphttps://www.concorsocasagrande.org/it/concorso/iscrizione.php

A prestigious international jury will select and award the new talents: for them a prize of 35,000 euros and a tour of concerts.

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The "Casagrande" International Piano Competition 2019 is coming alive

The 31st edition of the historic international award that boasts true icons of music in its Hall of Fame is gearing up.

Online registrations are in progress (expiring on 31st October 2018), the pre-selections will be in November and the final rounds in Terni, Italy, from May 19th to 25th, 2019.

A prestigious international jury will select and award the new talents: for them a prize of 35,000 euros and a tour of concerts.

The 31st edition of the International Piano Competition “Alessandro Casagrande” held in Terni, Italy, is gearing up.Named after the pianist and composer of Terni, born in 1922 and prematurely passed away at the age of 42, the historic competition in the past has awarded young talents who are top concert pianists today,  such as Ivo Pogorelich, Alexander Lonquich, Boris Petrushansky, Roberto Prosseda, Giuseppe Andaloro, Herbert Schuch , and many other international music icons.

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The 31st edition of the historic international award, that in the past has graduated young talents who are top concert pianists today, such as Ivo Pogorelich, Alexander Lonquich and Boris Petrushansky, is about to start.
The artistic director Carlo Guaitoli announces a new selection format, a prize money of 35,000 euros and a tour of concerts for the winners.
Elena and Michele Benucci, at the helm of the Foundation, underline the desire to keep alive the memory and commitment of Adriana Morelli Casagrande and Maria Tedesco Casagrande. The pre-selections will take place in November 2018, the final tests from 19 to 25 May 2019.
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