About the Competition - 6th Edition 2017

The International Opera Competition “Giacinto Prandelli” was born in 2012 as a commitment to promote young talents in the field of opera, in the wake of remembrance and teaching of the great tenor born in Lumezzane (Italy) in 1914 and passed away in 2010.

The competition will take place in Brescia with five days of auditions/ selections, with candidates judge  by a Panel made up of outstanding personalities from the world of opera including famous artists, theatrical agents, stage managers, singing teachers and musicians.

To enter the Competition please fill in the online application form by January 26th 2017. The Final will be held at the Teatro Grande in Brescia on Saturday February 25th 2017, with the accompaniment of the Orchestra Sinfonica Giuseppe Verdi di Milano and will be open to the public.

Honour Committee

Annamaria Ponticelli Prandelli

Fabio Rolfi
Regional Council

Paola Ghiringhelli
President of the I Pomeriggi Musicali di Milano Foundation 

Emilio Del Bono 
Mayor of Brescia 

Laura Castelletti
Town Councillor for Culture, Education and Tourism

Roberta Morelli 
Town Councillor for Education, Equal Opportunity and Youth

Matteo Zani 
Mayor of Lumezzane 

Rossana Bossini
Councillor for Culture and Education in Lumezzane 

Laura Salvatore Nocivelli
President of the music Conservatory Luca Marenzio - Brescia 

Roberto Cammarata
President of the ASM Foundation Brescia 

Paolo Curti
President of Rotary Club Cortefranca

Nunzia Vallini
Director of the Giornale di Brescia

Marco Bencivenga
Deputy director of the Bresciaoggi

The Panel

Eva Marton

Fiorenza Cedolins

Bonaldo Giaiotti

Andrea De Amici
In Art - International Artistic Management (Italy)

Cristina Ferrari
Stage Manager of the Foundation "Teatri di Piacenza" (Italy) 

Ruggero Ruocco
Director of Conservatory Luca Marenzio - Brescia (Italy) 

Giovanna Sorbi
Conductor and Teacher at Conservatory Giuseppe Verdi - Milan (Italy) 

Vittorio Terranova

President of the I.S.O. Internationaler Sommerkurs für Operngesang (Austria) 

Alberto Triola
General Manager at the Teatro Comunale e Maggio Musicale Fiorentino


Eva Marton

Organizing Committee
Massimo Cortesi, Gian Paolo Prandelli, Giovanna Sorbi, Vittorio Terranova

Official Pianists: Davide Delli Santi, Angelina Kim

Press Office: Massimo Cortesi, Luisa Roda
Stage managing: Giovanna Sorbi
Copyright: Associazione Brixia Symphony - Brescia (Italy)


Contatti / Contacts

Ufficio Stampa / Press Office
Massimo Cortesi -  Luisa Roda


Direzione Artistica / Art Direction
Giovanna Sorbi




Ideazione e Organizzazione / 
Planning and Organization

Associazione Brixia Symphony

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