Reminder: 58th “Seghizzi” International Choral Singing Competition – closing date for applications is approaching fast!
Dear friends from all over the choral world!
Let me remind you that the closing date for applications is approaching fast!
The deadline is 1st March 2019! Only one month left!
Please read below some important facts about the 2019 competition and the 31st Seghizzi Grand Prix!
In 2019 the Seghizzi Grand Prix (on 21st July 2019) celebrates its 31st season and represents the highest level of the 58th Seghizzi” International Choral Singing Competition (on 19th and 20thJuly 2019). In fact, only the best qualified choirs can enter the Grand Prix. The prestige of the Grand Prix in terms of quality is also reflected into the relevance of the prizes awarded: 1stPRIZE Euro 8,000 (eight-thousand); 2nd PRIZE Euro 3,000 (three-thousand); 3rd PRIZE Euro 2,000 (two-thousand); 4th PRIZE Euro 1,000 (one-thousand); 5th PRIZE Euro 1,000 (one-thousand); 6th PRIZE Euro 1,000 (one-thousand).
The choral competition is divided in 7 categories: 1a Polyphonic Category “Historical Period 1400-1643”; 1b Polyphonic Category “Historical Period 1644-1800”; 1c Polyphonic Category “Historical Period 1801-1910”; 1d Polyphonic Category “Historical Period since 1911 to the present day”; 2a Category for choral arrangements of folk and traditional songs ; 2b Category for choral arrangements of spirituals and gospels; 2c Category for choral arrangements of pop and jazz music; 3 Special Category for contemporary music programmes; 4 – 17th Seghizzinregione – Choral concert festival across Friuli Venezia Giulia.
Further prizes and awards are provided for all the competition categories. Choirs of all types can apply for any category. Performances are assessed by an international jury of 10 musicians.
The Organiser provides for partial reimbursement of expenses proportionally to the distance from the choir’s hometown to the competition venue.
Where: Gorizia (Italy)
When: 19th-21st July 2019
Closing date for applications: 1st March 2019
For detailed information please visit the following web page http://www.seghizzi.it/en/choral-singing-competition-2019/ or write to