The fifth edition of the International Competition for Solo Mandolin “Michelangelo Policarpo” will take place at the Ensemble Mandolinistico Estense’s seat in Modena (Italy) from 28 to 29 April 2023.
The Competition’s jury will be will be composed by the musicians Carlo Aonzo, Salvatore Della Vecchia, Sabine Marzé, Roberto Palumbo and Luigi Verrini.
Competitors will have to perform three pieces:
1) Dino Berruti – Scherzo alla Tzigana (Download the score)
2) a solo composition to choose among those listed in art. 4 of the regulation
3) a solo composition for mandolin of their choice lasting at least 2 and max 10 minutes
The prizes for the first three classified will be:
1º Prize – 1000€ in addition of a donation of a Concert Mandolin from the Liuteria Calace of Naples
2º Prize – 600€
3º Prize – 400€
E.M.E. has decided to give to the 3 winners the opportunity to participate in the next edition
of the Festival Protagonista il Mandolino by performing a 60 minutes concert for a fee of €700.
Download the updated dépliant from the below button.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: 10 MARCH 2023
Ensemble Mandolinistico Estense’s seat
Stradello San Marone, 15
41126 Modena (Italia)