NATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION “SERGIO DRAGONI”: ADMITTED QUARTETS

29th – 31st May 2019, at Casa Verdi, Piazza Buonarroti, Milan

The flourishing of young string quartets that has occured in the last years, has led  Società del Quartetto di Milano to organize a competition for young Italian string quartets, in collaboration with Accademia Stauffer, Casa Verdi and Le Dimore del Quartetto

The competition is entitled to Sergio Dragoni, foremost protagonist of the Milanese musical enviroment of the second half of the XX century. The first edition is dedicated to Elisa Pegreffi, violinst of the great Quartetto Italiano. In the last years of her life she was hosted at casa Verdi, where the competition will be held.

The admitted quartets are:

Quartetto Dàidalos | Quartetto Cesar Franck | Quartetto Manfredi | Quartetto Echos | zArt Quartet | Quartetto Eos

 

HONOURS COMMITTEE
Mario Borcian

Ilaria Borletti Buitoni | President Borletti Buitoni Trust, UK
Alfred Brendel
Michele dall’Ongaro | President-sovrintendente Accademia nazionale di Santa Cecilia
Lawrence Dutton |  Emerson Quartet
Carlo Fontana | President AGIS
Cristina Frosini | Director Conservatorio Giuseppe Verdi di Milano
Alain Meunier | Artistic Director Scuola di Musica di Fiesole and Competition and Festival Quatuors di Bordeaux
Maurizio Pollini
Bruno Ruozi | President Casa di Riposo per Musicisti Fondazione “Giuseppe Verdi”
Paolo Salvelli | President Fondazione Walter Stauffer, Cremona

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR
Simone Gramaglia
| Artistic Director Associazione Le Dimore del Quartetto, Quartetto di Cremona

JURY
Paolo Arcà President
| Artistic Director Società del Quartetto di Milano
Enrico Bronzi | Trio di Parma
Miguel Da Silva |  Ysaye Quartet
Francesca Dego | violinist
Cristiano Gualco | Quartetto di Cremona

The composition commissioned to Silvia Colasanti for the competition is dedicated to Sergio Dragoni