Viotti International Music Competition – Vercelli
Gian Battista Viotti International Music Competition | Vercelli
The 65th edition of the Viotti International Music Competition for opera singers will take place at the Civic Theatre of Vercelli fromOctober 17, 2014.
The Gian Battista Viotti International Competition is a prestigious music competition recognized all over the world dedicated to those young artists who intend to pursue an international career in music. The first edition, the result of the intuition of the musician Joseph Robbone took place in Vercelli in 1950. Dedicated to pianists and opera singers, two disciplines that alternate cyclically from year to year, is among the most awaited event in the cultural calendar of the city. It takes place entirely in the historic Civic Theatre with the final with orchestra that takes the form of a great concert with the prevailing sense of the discovery of young musical prodigies. The Viotti Competition represents a moment of great importance for the musicians, because it contributes to further their career at a crucial stage of an artistic career and life. It also helps to confirm the city of Vercelli as a vibrant center of Italian culture open to the world.