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XXX Festival "Armonie e arte a Palazzo"/Festival Off XV Concorso internazionale Premio S. Francesco di Paola

XXX Festival "Armonie e arte a Palazzo"/Festival Off XV Concorso internazionale Premio S. Francesco di Paola
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The festival "Harmony and Art at the Palace", of which you are starting the XXX edition consists of 10 events dedicated mainly to classical music with different repertoires and formations ranging from the music of the '500 to contemporary music up to jazz, in different types : soloists, duos, trios, quartets, symphony orchestras and chamber but also choirs, percussion ensemble, clarinet, vocal concerts, opera, operetta, jam sessions, etc. as protagonists of national and international renowned artists but also young talents to perform a wide popularization action especially in music, of course, but also to promote other art forms such as painting, cinema, literature, poetry and culture in general. The Festival is held at the cultural heritage of the city of Paola mainly at the historic residence Palazzo Stillo Ferrara, located in the heart of the old town, but with a few appointments at the Shrine S. Francesco di Paola, and the Augustinian convent of the '500. For some events are scheduled this year events related to gastronomy of excellence of the territory in collaboration with the "Consorzio Assapori" that collects the star chefs of the region. The International Competition for Young Musicians "Città di Paola" - Prix St. Francis, placed under "Cultural Events historicized" of the Calabria Region, enjoys the patronage of the Order of the Minims and the Municipal Administration of Paola, which declared institutionalized event its prestige since 2005 by resolution of the City Council. It takes place in Paola at the Sanctuary of S. Francesco di Paola, the Augustinian convent of the '500 and Palazzo Stillo Ferrara while the gala held at the Teatro Rendano of Cosenza. The competition, which has always seen a great turnout of candidates (more than 1,000 per year from all over Italy and from abroad, Russia, England, Germany, Switzerland, France, Spain, Belgium, Bulgaria, Japan, China, Korea, Albania, Lithuania, Colombia, etc.) divided by age categories and genres of music is open to soloists and groups, students and professionals. These categories: singing, chamber music (any training), piano, string instruments, wind instruments, guitar, percussion, average music schools, music schools, special projects for schools of all levels, ethnic music / popular, and polyphonic choirs, youth orchestras, composition, organ, accordion, harp, historical instruments (early music), jazz and pop music both instrumental music and vocal education in both solo and in groups. Many synergies with agencies and prestigious institutions of national and international level to compose high quality juries with names of undisputed thickness of national and international music scene (50/55 jurors to edition) and to offer to the winners and the many prestigious awards, more than € 20,000: study in cash grants, concerts, master classes, artistic writings, recordings, music publishing, publications.

1 January, 2017 to 31 December, 2017
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XXX Festival "Armonie e arte a Palazzo"/Festival Off XV Concorso internazionale Premio S. Francesco di Paola
Palazzo Stillo Ferrara
87027 Paola 39° 21' 36.6084" N, 16° 2' 30.4152" E