The Contest is open to composers from all countries born after 1st January 1980. Winners of the first Prize in previous editions of the Valentino Bucchi Prize may not enter the competition.
The submitted compositions may be published or unpublished, already performed or never performed in public. The international jury, evaluating the works received, will select from a minimum of 5 to a
maximum of 7 composers to be admitted to the second stage of the Competition. Candidates admitted to the final concert will be invited to write an original composition for female voice and instrumental ensemble, with a duration between seven and nine minutes.
The Author of the winning entry for the Valentino Bucchi
Prize will receive a study expenses bursary of euro 4,000, the publication of the winning work by Rai Com Editions and will be involved in a future concert as part of the artistic activities of the Accademia Filarmonica Romana.
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