concorso giulio neri 2018 webThe International Singing Competition “Giulio Neri”, in its 10th edition, will take place in Torrita di Siena, Italy, from April 6th till 8th, 2018. The competition is open to male and female singers of all nationalities and ages.

Deadline: March 20th, 2018.

The Candidate must provide the following documents:

- Completed registration on-line form 
- Curriculum Vitae (to be sent via e-mail to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.)
- Payment (subscription fee 70,00 euro)

The electronic application form and the above mentioned documents must be sent no later than Tuesday, March 20th, 2018.

The fee of 70 euros must be paid to the following accounts of “Fondazione Cantiere Internazionale d’Arte”.

- Bank transfer IBAN code: IT96G0848925601000000901427 (Swift Code: ICRA IT RR DL 0) - Description: 10th CONCORSO GIULIO NERI - ISCRIZIONE - first and last name.
- PayPal adressed to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.Message: 10th CONCORSO GIULIO NERI- ISCRIZIONE - first and last name

If the payment will not been made on time the candidate will not be accepted.

Accompanist pianists will be made available to the singer; however, contestants may be accompanied at their own expenses by a pianist of their own choice.

The competition consist of three parts: Preliminary, Semifinal and Final in concert form on Sunday (April 8th at 4 p.m.). There will be a special aword by the audience. The winners will receive their awords only if they will be present at the final concert. The members of the Jury are not allowed to judge any contestants with family-ties or teaching relationship. In that case they have to declare such condition before the competition. The Artistic Director will participate the judge session and will have the right of vote in case of even score.
All the candidates are supposed to present four complete opera arias in their original language and tone.


First prize -> € 2.000,00

Second prize -> € 1.000,00

Third prize -> € 500,00

Special Prizes:

- Prize "Giulio Neri" -> € 500,00 offered by Comune di Torrita di Siena to the best Bass in memory of G. Neri

- Audience prize -> € 400,00

- Young talents prize -> € 300,00 offered by Amedeo Monfardini to the young singers born since January 1st 1991.

- Rossini prize -> € 300,00 offered by Amedeo Monfardini to the best performance of a Rossini's aria, if presented

Possible participation in Opera production of Cantiere Internazionale d’Arte di Montepulciano.

It is up to the jury to withdraw any of the awarding prizes.
It will not be possible to change the list of opera arias after March 10th, 2016.

The preliminary part will take place as follows: performance of two pieces chosen by the contestant among those presented. The jury may interrupt the performance of a piece at any time. The semifinal and final part will take place as follow: performance of pieces chosen by the Jury among those submitted by the consistant. The Jury will communicate the pieces after each session of the competition.

The candidates are requested to be at the City Hall of Torrita di Siena, Piazza Matteotti, 10 – TORRITA DI SIENA, on Friday April 1st, 2016 at 11 a.m. The order in which they are performed will be established in the presence of the participants. The accompanist pianist will be available from Thursday March 31th, 2016, from 11 a.m.
Any recording and/or video and/or audio broadcast of the various phases of the Competition, including the Final Concert of 9th Concorso di Canto “Giulio Neri”, does not give the participants any right to compensation. The participants will be required to sign a release that waives any rights to recorded material that is published for promotional purposes


RICCARDO ZANELLATO – Basso (president)

GIANLUCA MARCIANÒ – Conductor - Main conductor at Serbian National Theatre Novi Sad

GIOVANNI OLIVA - Coordinatore Cantiere Internazionale d'Arte

GIANNI TANGUCCI - Accademia del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino

TIZIANA TRAMONTI – Soprano and Teacher in Conservatorio di Bologna

Artistic Director of the competition: Mrs. ELEONORA LEONINI – Teacher of Conservatorio "G.B. Martini" - Bologna


The registration to the Competition implies the acceptance of this document (click here .pdf). In the event of dispute, the reference shall be the original Italian text.

Secretary’s office:

Via Fiorenzuola Vecchia, 5 – 53045 MONTEPULCIANO (SI)
Opening hours: Monday to Thursday 9 a.m - 1 p.m. and 3 p.m. - 7 p.m. - Friday 9 a.m - 1 p.m.
Tel. 0578/757007 – 757089

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