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International Competition 'G.A. Fano' invites OnClassical
By benny (on 17/01/2010 @ 15:29:14, in Announcements)

OnClassical, in the person of its founder, Alessandro Simonetto, has been invited to attend the 1st International Piano Competition Guido Alberto Fano of Camposampiero (Padova). Mr. Simonetto will be part of the jury as a representative of the world of music recordings, along with well-known personalities from the music field, such as Valentina Lo Surdo (RadioTre) and pianists Riccardo Zadra, Rodolfo Alessandrini and Mattia Ometto. President of the Jury is renowned pianist, Leslie Howard, and the only one ever to enter the Guinness World of Records for having recorded the complete works of Franz Liszt.

Prizes for a total of c. 10,000 euros (including a concert at the Gran Teatro La Fenice) and a disc for the OnClassical label.

The Honorary Committee is chaired by renowned pianist Earl Wild, Michael Roland Davis (Ivory Classics Foundation) and the Fano Foundation, each of whom will offer special awards for the interpretation of original compositions.

More details at: premiofanocsp.com (Guido Alberto Fano, International Piano Competition, official website)