Each country will take part in the competition with two institutions. Each of them may select up to 3 candidates maximum, both soloists and/or chamber ensemble with a maximum of 4 members. The Institutes of those countries where there is only one Higher Music Education Academy, may select up to 6 candidates.
- The candidate's programme is free, with the exception of transcriptions of compositions for soloist and orchestra not included in the usual performance practice of a recital (for example Concerti for soloists and orchestra). The duration must be from 50 to 60 minutes.
- Società Umanitaria will provide the piano, the harpsichord and the harp. Piano accompanists will also be available.
- Contestants and their accompanists will have accommodation provided in private homes between September 25 and October 5, 2019. Any other type of accommodation will be at candidates’ own expense.
- No registration fees.
- The Jury will consist of prominent international musicians.
Second prize – euro 5000,00
Third prize – euro 3000,00
Concerts offered by the Società Umanitaria
SEPTEMBER 26 – 30, 2019 – Semi-Final
OCTOBER 1-3, 2019 – Final
OCTOBER 4, 2019 – Prize Winners' Concert – Sala Verdi, Conservatorio di Musica “G. Verdi” di Milano