Italy is to host a brand new double bass competitors in reminiscence of bassist Massimo Giorgi. A world soloist who carried out a whole lot of live shows in a number of the most prestigious settings, Giorgi handed away on the age of 67 in August 2020.
Following his demise, lots of Giorgi’s college students, colleagues, and pals gathered collectively to kind the Massimo Giorgi Affiliation, which is chaired by Giorgi’s widow, Mariarita Pasqualucci. The competitors is to be their flagship occasion for the promotion of Giorgi’s legacy.
The competitors will happen over the weekend of July 28 to 30, 2022, and shall be hosted by Rome’s Sante Cecilia Conservatory of Music. The competitors extends its gratitude to Professor Roberto Giuliani, who supplied the conservatory premises for the competitors.
The competitors is comprised of three completely different classes, with completely different repertoire to be introduced for every. There can even be three commissioned works, sponsored by the Massimo Giorgi Affiliation. The very best efficiency of every work will obtain a prize of €1,000.
Preliminary functions should be obtained by Might 31, with the choice rounds going down in June and the finals in July.