International Flute Competition "Domenico Cimarosa"

6 - 7 - 8 Dicember 2017 - Aversa
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The "Domenico Cimarosa" International Flute Contest, held every two years, will take place in Aversa, Italy (the hometown of the famed Italian composer), 6 through 8 December 2017.
Application is limited to flutists of any nationality born after 31 December 1967, and the contest is composed of three rounds:

"QUALIFYING ROUND " for only flute;
"SEMIFINALS" featuring accompaniment on piano;
"FINAL" in the form of a Concert featuring a Piano.

Applications will be accepted until 6 November 2017 (mailing stamp will be held as proof). Applications must be mailed to the Contest Board, and will include the following:

1) Applicant's résumé;
2) List of selected compositions;
3) Two passport-size photos;
4) Copy of an identification document of the flutist;
5) Copy of payment of Euro 87,00 (non refundable) as enrolment fee, by means of cashier's cheque made out to : Fabio Di Lella - Via Francesco Landino, 15 - 00124 Roma(RM) - Italia
or by bank transfer to: account number IBAN CODE: IT70C0760103200000022367007
SWIFT code: b p p i i t r r x x x
BIC Code: p o s o i t 2 2 x x x (only from USA)
Account holder: Fabio Di Lella

Incomplete applications will be discarded.

Applicants will need to show, with proper Identification, at the event venue, "Auditorium Hotel del Sole" located at Piazza Giuseppe Mazzini, 27, 81031 (Aversa Italy) - on December 6, 2017 at 9:00 am, to participate in the order of registration.

Applicants selected for the semifinals may be accompanied by the pianist provided by the Contest Board and Each applicant may spend up to 20 minutes with the pianist in order to agree on the composition to play.
However, it will be possible for applicants to be accompanied by a pianist of their own choice (no fees for the Contest Board will be applicable), and that option will need to be specified on the initial application form.
All performances will be open to the public; the final performance will be held as a public concert on 8 December 2017 at 3:00 pm at "Auditorium Hotel del Sole" in Aversa, Italy.
The winner will play at a public concert with the orchestra on 8 December 2017 at 6:30 pm at the Teatro Cimarosa in Aversa, Italy.
The judgement of the Panel is final.
The Panel reserves the right not to bestow any award in case performance by all applicants is deemed as artistically unsatisfactory.
In case of any controversy, the only valid rules will be those written in Italian. The registration fee, if the candidate is absent, will not be refunded.
The court of jurisdiction for any litigation will be the Law Courts of Santa Maria Capua Vetere, Italy.

Administration: "D. Cimarosa" International Flute Contest"
C/o Fabio Di Lella
Via Francesco Landino, 15 - 00124 Roma(RM) - Italia
Phone.+39.338.7378274 - Fax +391786009423
E-Mail: info@concorsocimarosa.it


6 Dicember 2017 at 9:00 am at "Auditorium Hotel del Sole"

Solo flute (two mandatory compositions)
1. S. Mercadante: Dieci Arie Variate (any one out of ten)
2. J. S. Bach: from the Partita in A minor Sarabande and Bourée anglaise
– with ornate repetitions

7 December 2017 at 3:00 pm at "Auditorium Hotel del Sole"

Flute and Piano (any one of the following compositions):
1. P. Sancan: Sonatine
2. H. Dutilleux: Sonatine
3. F. Martin: Ballade

8 December 2017 at 3:00 pm at "Auditorium Hotel del Sole"

Flute and Piano (choose one of the following):
1. C.P.E. Bach: Concerto in G major Wq. 169
2. S. Mercadante: Concerto in E minor

Public concert by the winner (with the orchestra), 8 December 2017 at 6:30 pm at
Teatro Cimarosa

(A song of choice with orchesta):
1. C.P.E. Bach: Concert in G major Wq. 169
2. . Mercadante: Concert in E minor



"Rotary Award - €.1.500,00

-Trophy and Diploma


"Rotary Award - € 500,00

-Trophy and Diploma


"Rotary Award - 250,00

-Trophy and Diploma

Artistic Director: Fabio Di Lella

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