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Itinerary (2 hours): starting point at Piazza della Libertà, visit of the Roman Theatre, Arch of Drusus and Germanicus, Piazza del Mercato, Cathedral, walk around the Fortress, looking at the Fortress and the Bridge
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75th Edition of the “Comunità Europea” Competition For Young Opera Singers
organised by Teatro Lirico Sperimentale “A. Belli”.
Jury chaired by Mariella Devia
Renato Bruson among the Jury Members
May 5-8, 2021, Teatro Nuovo
Under the auspices of the Ministry of Culture, Regione Umbria, Comune di Spoleto, Fondazione Cassa di Risparmio di Spoleto, Fondazione Francesca, Valentina e Luigi Antonini and with the patronage of the Commission of the European Communities, the Teatro Lirico Sperimentale di Spoleto “A. Belli” announces the 75th edition of the “Comunità Europea” Competition for Young Opera Singers.
The competition is open to young people who, on 1 January 2021, are under 32 years of age (sopranos and tenors) and under 34 years of age for mezzo-sopranos, contraltos, baritones and basses, who are citizens of EU countries, EFTA countries (Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway, Switzerland), citizens of candidate countries for accession to the EU or potential candidates for accession to the EU, and countries participating in the European cultural programmes “Creative Europe” on 03.02.2021 (Albania, Republic of North Macedonia, Montenegro, UK, Republic of Serbia, Armenia, Tunisia, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Moldova, Georgia, Ukraine and Kosovo under UN Security Council Resolution 1244 of the United Nations Security Council).
President of the Jury will be acclaimed soprano Mariella Devia. The Jury will also feature experts in the field, including Renato Bruson, and representatives of the Artistic Direction of the Institution, as per Art. 5 of the Competition Notice, M° Michelangelo Zurletti, musicologist and music critic and Enrico Girardi, music critic of the Corriere della Sera and Professor at the Università Cattolica del Sacro Cuore in Milan.
The winners of the competition (all those who have obtained a minimum score of 8/10) will take part in a two-year, five-month STUDY COURSE that will prepare them for their theatre debut. Among the teachers of the Corso di Avviamento al Debutto 2021 are: for vocal interpretation Renato Bruson and Marina Comparato, for acting Giorgio Bongiovanni and Andrea Stanisci, for score study Raffaele Cortesi, Enza Ferrari and Carlo Palleschi. Lessons on music and entertainment legislation and a teaching module on artists’ rights are also scheduled. Individual STUDY GRANTS of 700.00 euros gross per month are available. At the end of the course the winners will make their debut in the 2021 SEASON of the “Sperimentale”, which will take place as usual in September.
The conduct and organisation of the Competition, of the free auditions, of the examinations themselves, of the didactic exercises, of the concerts, of the Debut Training Course and of the “Sperimentale di Spoleto e dell’Umbria” Opera Season, are subject to the provisions that will be in force at the time of the Competition itself, of the Course, of the Opera Season and of the other activities mentioned above, and issued by the competent authorities of the Republic of Italy.
For 2021, a special prize for the 75th anniversary of the Teatro Lirico Sperimentale is established for the first three winners, based on the score assigned by the jury. The grant will be awarded according to the modalities indicated in art. 10 of the Competition Notice.
Applications must be sent by e-mail to email@example.com or by post to: Teatro Lirico Sperimentale di Spoleto “A. Belli”, Piazza G. Bovio 1, 06049 Spoleto (PG) by 22 April 2021. The competition, which will take place at the Teatro Nuovo in Spoleto, will be held from 5 to 8 May 2021. For singers over the age limit of the competition and for citizens of countries not included in art.1 of the announcement, free auditions connected to the Singing Competition will be held on 9 and 10 May 2021. Further information: https://www.tls-belli.it/libere-audizioni/.
The competition’s detailed information and announcements can be obtained from:
from June 25th to July 11th 2021
The sixty-fourth edition of the Spoleto Festival dei Due Mondi, the first programmed by artistic director Monique Veaute, opens on Friday 25 June 2021. Founded by Gian Carlo Menotti in 1958, Italy’s oldest performing arts festival once again transforms the city of Spoleto into a stage: from 25 June to 11 July, 60 performances, all Italian premieres, feature more than 500 artists from 13 countries in 15 venues, with some of the world’s best artists and companies offering an uninterrupted flow of music, opera, dance, theatre, allowing audiences to discover the unexpected.
Performances, discussions with artists, collateral events and debates shine a light on contemporary society, illuminating its diversity and complexity. This year at Spoleto, the first edition of Rai’s Festival per il sociale places themes including environmental and economic sustainability, social cohesion and inclusion, the role of women, the new generations and the value of memory at the heart of the discussion.
Dante, Stravinskij, Strehler, Pina Bausch and some of the great classics of the theatre repertoire form a bridge between the past and the future, projected forwards in time thanks to the interpretations of great artists and companies from Iván Fisher to Antonio Pappano, from the Budapest Festival Orchestra to the Accademia di Santa Cecilia, from Mourad Merzouki to Angelin Preljocaj, from Francesco Tristano to Brad Mehldau, from Flora Détraz to Jonas&Lander, from Liv Ferracchiati to Lucien Øyen, from Romeo Castellucci to Robert Lepage to Lucia Ronchetti, and by participants in residencies run by La MaMa Spoleto Open and the Accademia Silvio d’Amico.
There are exhibitions at Palazzo Collicola, while discussions organized by Fondazione Carla Fendi, concerts at the Casa Menotti and numerous collateral events introduce visitors to some of the most beautiful hidden corners of this city.
The 64th edition of the Festival of Two Worlds welcomes live audiences in absolute security. While the health situation means there are restrictions on the number of available tickets, a calendar of online appointments will be streamed via the Digital Stage so that those who cannot attend physically can still take part. A festival which brings people together, creating new opportunities for dialogue and reflection.
The 29th International Dance Competition will take place in Spoleto, at the Teatro Nuovo Gian Carlo Menotti fromJuly 17 to 22, 2021.
The International Dance Competition is an important display for young dancers and future artists. The competition includes the following sections: classical soloists, modern-contemporary soloists, pas de deux and choreographic composition. The jury is composed of famous choreographers and dancers from all over the world.
The International Dance Competition has become an unmissable event, participated by young dancers from all over the world. It is the only Italian event of its kind to be part of the International Federation of Ballet Competitions, that gathers the best international dance competitions on the basis of their artistic quality and successful organization.
+++ POSTPONED TO APRIL 14, 2021 +++
14 April, h 21.00 December 17th, h 21.00 – Teatro Nuovo Gian Carlo Menotti
The return on stage of the famous comic duo in a show of imitations, sketches and musical performances.
Massimo Lopez and Tullio Solenghi return together on stage after 15 years like two old friends who meet again, in a show of which they are interpreters and authors, assisted by the Jazz Company of maestro Gabriele Comeglio. The result is a roaring array of voices, imitations, sketches, musical performances, improvisations and interactions with the public. In almost two hours of the show, Tullio and Massimo, “old stage foxes”, offer themselves to the audience with the amusing and emotional empathy of their unmistakable “trademark”: fun is predominant, but there will be moments of deep emotion.
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