The Final Concert will be broadcast LIVE on TV

The winning scores will be performed live in Bologna, Piazza Maggiore, on August 2nd, 2021, during the commemorative events in memory of the victims of the slaughters. This year the big news is that the “2 august” concert will be broadcast LIVE on Rai5. It will be also available on demand on RaiPlay and in live audio on RaiPlayRadio. […]

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The Board of Judges of the 2021 Edition is announced

Concorso 2 Agosto is proud to announce the Board of Judges of the XXVII Edition: Ivan Fedele (President) Marco Angius Claudio Ambrosini Unsuk Chin Augusta Read Thomas The XXVII Edition of the International Composing Competition “2 Agosto” isdedicated to scores for orchestra, without the addition of solo instruments. The Competition is open to musicians of all nationalities, who […]

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The conductor for the XXVII Edition has been announced

The Concorso 2 Agosto is proud to announce the Conductor of 2021 Edition will be Marco Angius.  Marco Angius is an excellent conductor for the contemporary musical repertoire. Among the most recent productions: Jakob Lenz by Rihm (Teatro Comunale di Bologna), La volpe astuta by Janácek (National Academy of Santa Cecilia), Luca Mosca’s Italy of destiny […]

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The President of the Jury has been announced

The Concorso 2 Agosto is proud to announce the President of the Jury for the XXVII International Composing Competition, will be Ivan Fedele. Read More about Ivan Fedele The board of Judges will be announced soon on www.concorso2agosto.it The Twenty-seventh Edition of the “2 Agosto” International Composing Competition” is promoted by the “Teatro Comunale di Bologna”, by the “Associazione tra i Familiari Vittime […]

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The Twenty-seventh Edition of the “2 Agosto” International Composing Competition is announced

The Twenty-seventh Edition of the “2 Agosto” International Composing Competition is announced. The XXVII Edition of the International Composing Competition “2 Agosto” is dedicated to scores for orchestra without the addition of solo instruments. The Competition will award the following three prizes:First Prize: € 6,000; Second Prize: € 3,000; Third Prize: € 2,000. The winning […]

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Concerto Finale 2020 su prenotazione

In ottemperanza alle misure di sicurezza anti-Covid predisposte del Comune di Bologna, occorrerà prenotare il proprio posto per poter assistere al Concerto Finale del Concorso Internazionale di Composizione previsto per la serata del 2 Agosto 2020 in Piazza Maggiore. Ecco il link per prenotare l’accesso a Piazza Maggiore: https://piazzamaggiore.cinetecabologna.18tickets.it/film/6358 Così come il Concerto, anche tutte […]

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The winners

The Winner of XXVI Edition of Concorso are… 1st Prize – Danilo Comitini (Italia)Score title: Resa al labirinto 2nd Prize – Otto Wanke (Austria)Score title: Ariadne’s thread 3rd Prize – Simone Cardini (Italia)Score title: Ancorato, proteso, diffratto – per orchestra […]

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Competition 2 August mourns the death of Maestro Ennio Morricone

All the staff of the “2 August” International Composition Competition join the condolences of the whole world of music for the death of Maestro Ennio Morricone. Among the many experiences made in his incredible career, Maestro Morricone was President of the Jury on the occasion of the second edition of our Competition, in 1996, and […]

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The conductor for the XXVI Edition is announced

The Concorso 2 Agosto is proud to announce the Conductor of 2018 Edition will be Asher Fisch.  A renowned conductor in both the operatic and symphonic worlds, Asher Fisch is especially celebrated for his interpretative command of core German and Italian repertoire of the Romantic and post-Romantic era. Click here to read Asher Fisch Biography The […]

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Only one week left to participate in the Competition! Hurry up!

This year’s Competition is dedicated to scores for orchestra, with or without the addition of electronic instruments. The Competition is open to musicians of all nationalities, who were born after the 31st December 1985. Score submissions do not involve any charges: participation in the competition is free of any application fee. The Competition will award the following prizes: First Prize: € 6,000; Second […]

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The Board of Judges of the 2020 Edition is announced

Concorso 2 Agosto is proud to announce the Board of Judges of the XXVI Edition: Alessandro Solbiati (President) Beat Furrer Silvia Colasanti Michele dall’Ongaro Bruno Mantovani The XXVI Edition of the International Composing Competition “2 Agosto” is dedicated to scores for orchestra with or without the addition of electronic instruments. Deadline for the online application: June […]

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