ART. 1 – The Associazione musicale “Scriabin”, with its headquarters in Grosseto (GR), Italy, on Via Etiopia, 25, c.f/VAT 01276150537 announces the I Premio“Sergei Kussewitzky” International Conducting Competition (hereinafter also called Competition)
ART. 2 – All orchestra conductors, male and female, of any nationality and without age limits are eligible to participate.
The jury will be composed of:
- M° Lior Shambadal – President of jury
- M° Romolo Gessi
- M° Giancarlo De Lorenzo
- M° Mark Kadin
- M° Piotr Sulkowski
- M° Mariusz Smolij
ART. 3 – The registration must take via the online application form and sending the receipt of the banktransfer to firstname.lastname@example.org accessible through the link www.kussewitzkycompetition.com from 1 April 2021 and until the midnight of 1 August 2021. Any other means of registration or any material sent not in accordance to the present call will not be taken into consideration.
ART. 4 – The non-refundable registration fee is 150,00 € (one hundred and fifty), and it may paid via:
› Bank transfer, account name Associazione Musicale Scriabin – Premio Kussewitzky
SWIFT code: ICRAITRRNN0 (the last character is “zero”). IBAN Code: IT37J0885114301000000316333 Reason for payment: “Premio Kussewitzky – Name and Family name”
The relevant date is the day the bank transfer was made ; the receipt must be uploaded, together with the identity document, in the online registration form by and no later then midnight on August 1st 2021.
› Otherwise in the PayPal account email@example.com
ART. 5 – The Competition follows these steps:
› Preselection: the preselection will take place through the evaluation of n. 2 videos with a maximum total duration of 20 minutes containing the performances of two pieces of contrasting character in which the candidate who directs is clearly visible from the front. This documentation must be indicated by reporting the link for viewing in the competition registration form. The names of the selected candidates will be published on the website www.kussewitzkycompetition.com on the home page on September 1st 2021. For the pre-selection round, pieces from any historical period, performed with any kind of instrumental ensemble, are admitted. The direction of pianos is also allowed as long as they are played by two musicians (4-hand piano or two pianos).
› Final: the final will take place at the Teatro degli Industri in Grosseto on October 15, 2021 with the collaboration of the “Città di Grosseto” Orchestra. The finalists, in number of 4, will have 1 hour of rehearsal on the following repertoire: Beethoven – Sinfonie n.1 op. 21 and n. 7 op. 92; Mozart Symphonies n. 41 “Jupiter” and n. 36 “Linz”. The winner will perform on October 16th, 2021 at the Teatro degli Industri in Grosseto. The travel and lodging are at their expense.
ART. 6 – By registering for the Competition the candidates grant the Associazione “Scriabin” – as the organizing party of the Concorso Kussewitzky and controller of the transmitted data – the rights to process personal data and create photo/video material of the participants for promotion and demonstration purposes, and thus agree on what is provided for by the Italian Decreto Legislativo 30/06/2003, No.196 “Codice in materia di protezione dei dati personali” (“Personal Data Protection Regulation”) and by the GDPR (Gen- eral Data Protection Regulation) EU Regulation 2016/679. By registering for the Competition, the selected candidates agree on the shooting of photos, videos or other material for any promotion and distribution on paper or any other means or channels, including but not limited to press, social media, advertisements, etc, with no time limits. The selected candidates agree on signing a document stating that they have no objection to the distribution by the Associazione – and/or by any radio, TV channel, or website involved during the Competition – of video material of their performances within the Competition’s scope via electronic, radio, or TV means, and the publishing of their image for promotional and advertising purposes, including but not limited to: awards, cooperations, sponsoring, merchandising
ART.7 – The Associazione will have the right to organize one or more promotional events, previously communicated to the finalists, which require the participation (by way of example but not limited to interviews, press conferences, etc.). Failure to participate in these individual events may constitute grounds for their exclusion from the Competition and consequent replacement with one or more artists chosen unquestionably by the jury from among those selected for the Competition itself.
ART.8 – The Prizes are:
First Place € 3000; Second Place € 2.000
Third Place € 1.000; Prize “Città di Grosseto” orchestra € 500
There will also be prize concerts with the City of Grosseto Orchestra, Sanremo Symphony Orchestra, Olsztyn Orchestra (Poland), Torun Orchestra (Poland), Sofia Radio Orchestra.
ART. 9 – The Associazione musicale “Scriabin”, based in Grosseto on via Etiopia 25, as the owner of the processing of personal data, informs pursuant to EU Regulation 2016/679 that the data will be processed in paper and electronic form, as part of the institutional purposes related to the management of this call in all its phases.
The Artistic Director M° Antonio Di Cristofano
Organizing Director M° Massimo Merone