6th Concorso Internazionale San Colombano


Submission period

Thu Aug 10 at 04AM UTC

End of submission period

Mon Oct 2 at 10:59PM UTC

Results date

Sun Oct 22 at 04PM UTC

Entry or Course Fee

Registration fee 30 €
The competition is open to composers of all nationalities aged 18 and over for the best composition of an original contemporary aria on a sacred text.

First place: Euro 300.00
The winning compositions will be performed in concert during the San Colombano 2024 music festival.

Characteristics of the composition:
Sacred text of the candidate's choice. The text may be in Latin, Italian, French, English, German, Spanish.
- Maximum length 7 minutes.
- In the case of works with unpublished graphic characters or symbols, the authors must provide explanatory tables for a correct understanding of the signs. The score must be clearly legible, under penalty of exclusion from the competition.
- The composition must be unpublished.
- The composition must be written for voice and piano or organ.
- Any vocal register is allowed (bass, baritone, tenor, contralto, mezzo-soprano, soprano, countertenor).

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