The “Antonio Guanti” Choir Competition is the first musical contest in Basilicata, and among the few ones in the southern Italy, entirely planned for choir music.
The Competition is organized by the Association Coro della Polifonica Materana “Pierluigi da Palestrina” and is dedicated to the memory of Antonio Guanti, the ex vice president, who tragically died when he was 32 years old, in May 2010.
The 9th “Antonio Guanti” Choir Competition will take place on Saturday 16th and Sunday 17th of November 2019.
The deadline for registrations to the Competition is July 31st 2019.
Each choir will perform a program that represents the whole history of vocal music, and will receive from the jury an evaluation on a 100-point scale. Maestro Walter Marzilli is the Jury President.
The competition will have three winners choirs, which will receive a certificate of participation and a plaque. The Jury has the possibility to award special prizes and other outstanding quality performances.
All winning choirs will perform a final concert at the end of the competition.