"2 Agosto" International Composing Competition


Submission period

Fri Mar 29 at 5 AM UTC

End of submission period

Sun Jun 30 at 10:59 PM UTC

Results date

Sat Jul 20 at 4 PM UTC

The competition is promoted by the “Teatro Comunale di Bologna”, by the “Associazione Familiar Vittime Della Strage Alla Stazione di Bologna del 2 Agosto 1980”, and by the “Comitato di Solidarietà all Vittime delle Stragi”.

The Competition will award the following prizes:
First Prize: € 6,000; Second Prize: € 3,000; Third Prize: € 2,000.

The winning scores will be performed live in Bologna, on August 2nd, 2019, during the Final Concert relating to the XXV Edition of the International Composing Competition “2 Agosto”, amid the commemorative events in memory of the victims of the slaughters. The concert will be radio live broadcasted on RADIO3, and catch-up TV on RAI5.

The Competition is open to musicians of all nationalities, who were born after the 31st December 1984.

The XXV Edition of the International Composing Competition “2 Agosto” is dedicated to scores for orchestra (maximum instrumentation allowed as per bullet point 6), with or without the addition of electronic instruments.

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