Sacile, once again the capital of the piano from May 26 to June 1 2020, with the new edition of the International Piano Competition of Friuli Venezia Giulia piano | fvg, an event established over the years as one of the most important musical events at international level to highlight new talents of the keyboard, coming from all over the world, up to the age of 32. The call includes a very demanding selection, based on three solo tests, with obligatory pieces taken from the most significant pages of the piano literature, and an exciting final test with Romania State Philarmonic Orchestra, directed by Maestro Ovidiu Balan, reserved for the three best pianists in the competition, who will perform in front of the audience of the Zancanaro Theatre on Monday June 1. The Jury of the piano | fvg 2020 will be chaired by the famous pianist Dubravka Tomšič Srebotnjak, Mistress and Dean of Slovenian musicians, whose career has touched all the major theaters in the world, as solist and in collaboration with the best wands on the podium of the most prestigious orchestras . The President will be joined in commission by six other musicians, chosen between Italy and other countries, as an authoritative expression of various piano schools and of the lively excitement that still animates the panorama of young talents who look out with commitment and enthusiasm to the musical career. The piano of the Competition is a Fazioli grand piano F278.
SELECTED ROUNDS OF THE COMPETITION
Sacile, Teatro Ruffo
CEI PIANO FORUM 2020 – MUSICAL DIPLOMACY
Sacile, Palazzo Ragazzoni
Final round of the International piano competition of Friuli Venezia Giulia 2020
Concert with the Bacau Philharmonic Orchestra “Mihail Jora” conducted by M. Ovidiu Balan.
Sacile, Teatro Zancanaro
A special selection of recorded piano music playing every day in town.
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Awards for the 1st prize winner
1° prize “Città di Sacile”
€ 10.000,00 and a Certificate, established by the City of Sacile.
Special Prize “Concert Tour”
€ 3.000,00 e and a Certificate, to the winner of the 1st prize, for participation in the Piano Festival “piano|fvg 2021”, including a concert tour in Italy and abroad. The prize winner shall sign a contract by 31th march 2021, under penalty of cancellation of the prize.
Special prize “CD recording”
€1.000,00 e and a Certificate, to the winner of the 1st prize, for the recording of an audio CD in 2021. Technical partners are Fazioli Pianos and Fazioli Concert Hall. The prize winner shall sign a contract by 31th march 2021, under penalty of cancellation of the prize.
Special prize KNS CLASSICAL
Digital Publishing and distribution of the CD by KNS Classical label, and a Consulting service on career development. The winner shall sign a contract by 31th march 2021, under penalty of cancellation of prize.
take part to the Masterclass and € 500,00 to the winner of the 1st prize, for purpose the knowledge of the improvisation pianos art of silent movies within the 39 edition of the international silent-film festival 2020 offered by Le Giornate del Cinema Muto.
Special Prize “Luciano Gante”
€ 1.000,00 e and a Certificate, granted to the first classified only in case the Jury has decreed the victory unanimously.
Awards for the 2nd prize winner
€ 5.000,00 and a Certificate.
Awards for the 3nd prize winner
€ 2.000,00 and a Certificate.
Special Prize “Lya De Barberiis”
€ 1.000,00 e and a Certificate, for the best performance of L.v. Beethoven’s Sonata.
Special Prize “CEI‐Central Europan Initiative”
€ 2.000,00 and a Certificate, for the best competitor coming from CEI Member States (with the exception of Italy): Albania, Austria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraina.
Special Prize “Chopin”
€ 1.000,00 e and a Certificate, for the best performance of F. Chopin’s Studio.
Special Prize “900”
€ 1.000,00 and a Certificate, for the best performance of a piece composed after year 1900.
Special Prize “F.I.D.A.P.A”
€ 1.000,00 and a Certificate, offered by F.I.D.A.P.A. Pordenone to the best female competitor.
“Giuseppe Molinari” scholarship
€ 1.000,00 for the competitors who will choose to play the prelude Op. 2 Mnemes by Giuseppe Molinari (not a mandatory test and to be performed in the second session) offered by “La Compagnia dell’Anello” Association, downloadable from the web site www.pianofvg.eu
Special concert “Pordenone music Festival” European Union
€ 700,00 Scholarship, reserved for the best competitor belonging to the European Union, offered by the Association Farandola-Pordenone for a Concert at the Pordenone Music Festival 2021.
Special concert “In the Sounds of the Sites Festival” Italy
€ 500,00 scholarship for a Concert at the “In the sounds of the Sites” Festival 2021, reserved for the best Italian competitor, offered by the Association Progetto Musica di Udine.
Special scholarship (Accademies)
Special Prize “Accademy CEI‐Central Europan Initiative”
€ 2.000,00 e and a Certificate, reserved for the Academy or Conservatory or any other High Education Center in the CEI countries(with the exception of Italy): Albania, Austria, Belarus, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Hungary, Macedonia, Moldova, Montenegro, Poland, Romania, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Ukraine. A scholarship will be awarded to the Center that will participate in the contest with at least 5 actual competitor and at least one competitor admitted to the second trial. The best placement is worth the award of the prize.
Special Prize “World Academy”
€ 2.000,00 and a Certificate, reserved for the Academy or Conservatory or any other high education center. A scholarship will be awarded to the Center that will participate in the contest with at least 5 actual competitor and at least one competitor admitted to the second trial, excluding Cei countries. The best placement is worth the award of the prize.
Special Scholarships: Competitors admitted to the second round, with the exception of the first three winners and of the special prizes, will also receive a scholarship of € 200,00 as a contribution to the costs incurred in participating to the Contest.
Awards are withholding tax exempt, in accordance with Article 30 of Presidential Decree n. 600 of 29/09/73, as specified by Ministerial Resolution No. 8/1251 of 28/10/1976.
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