Application

27th Edition – 2024

The Applications for the 27th Edition are now open, you can apply until May 30. Please use the following form exclusively. For info, concorso@concorsosalagallo.it. Good luck!

Instructions

Before registering, please make sure that:

1) You have carefully read the Competition Rules (→ Rules PDF)

2) You have the receipt of payment of the application fee (non-refundable) of €75. It can be paid via PayPal (e-mail info@concorsosalagallo.it) or via bank transfer (RINA SALA GALLO MUSICAL ASSOCIATION – MONZA Via Frisi 23, 20900 MONZA BANCO DI DESIO E DELLA BRIANZA IBAN: IT10 A 03440 20402 000000479900 BIC: BDBDIT22 – Reason: First name Surname, Preselection 27 RSG).

3) You have a recent photo available (JPG format, preferably over 2 MB in weight) and a scan (JPG or PDF format) of a valid identity document or passport, showing the date and place of birth and residency.

4)  Have a video available with the program required for the Pre-selection (see “Pre-selection program”). The video must be filmed in a single shot, without cuts between the pieces, with a fixed camera that frames the entire figure of the pianist and with his/her hands and face clearly visible. At the beginning of the video, the candidate must introduce him/herself (in English), say something about him/herself and his/her passion for music and verbally confirm that the video is for the Rina Sala Gallo International Piano Competition. The spoken part must last approximately 60 seconds and be placed at the beginning of the video. The video must be performed without an audience and must be filmed no earlier than February 1, 2024. The video format must preferably be .MOV, H264, Audio AAC 48 kHz, maximum weight 2GB.

The video must be sent via → Wetransfer in the following way:

Send an email to:
video@concorsosalagallo.it
Your email:
example@example.com
Text message:
Name and Surname + executed programme on the video

The notification of successful download sent by Wetransfer is valid as a confirmation of correct sending and receiving of the video.

The video must be performed without an audience and must be filmed no earlier than February 1, 2024.

5) The preselection process WILL NOT be taken into consideration in the event of the following:

a) Missing upload of one or more items.
b) Sending the present form to the indicated E-mail, but without attaching the video link (including First name and Surname and performed Programme),.
c) Sending the video and programme to the indicated E-mail, but without attaching the form below.
d) Sending video, information or attachments to the indicated E-mail that are different from those required.

Thank you for your co-operation!