2018
Edition

The Winner of XXIV Edition of Concorso are…

Choosing the winners among this year’s scores submissions was an evermore difficult job for the jury, who met last weekend to embark this pleasurable yet challenging task.

1st Prize: 
Mozhgan Chahian (IRAN)
Born in 1990, she started music in 1994 by singing and started playing Santur in 2002. She got diploma in music in 2007, BA in music in 2012 and MA in music composition in 2016. She also won the first prize in playing Santur in Iran music schools festival in 2007. Now, she teaches music in the University of Art in Tehran and several music institutes in Tehran. 

 
2nd  Prize:
Ilia Skibinsky (ISRAEL) 
Born in 1983, Ilia is an Israeli international composer, multi instrumentalist and producer operating in a variety of music styles. In January 2015 Ilia has been awarded the first prize in the international Made in NY Jazz competition as a member of a collaborative international project recorded and performed entirely online. As a composer, his works for TV were also featured on the US Discovery Channel, PBS, Bravo and Fox Sports.
 
3rd Prize:
Alessandro Papaianni (ITALY)
Alessandro is an Italian thirty-one years old soundtracks’ compositor for cinema, TV, theater and so on. In 2015 he composed the music for Sigla Animata of Milano Film Network. He also works in private schools and in public institutions as a drum and music teacher, and in 2018 he was also selected as a Composition’s teacher at the Artetika production.

Special Mention:
One special mention was allocated to Iranian composer Hesam Jafari (IRAN).

Program

«Non è che l’inizio» 
Piazza Maggiore – Bologna
2 Agosto 2018 – Ore 21.15
 

Giovanni Vannoni – Adiaforia *

Riccardo Perugini – Fiore di Plastica *
Francesca Cardone – Massa Critica *
 
Ilia Skibinsky
The Road 
Alessandro Papaianni 
Fantasia Sinfonica n. 2 
Mozhgan Chahian 
Elegy for the Peace 
 
Vittorio Nocenzi, Francesco Di Giacomo
Non mi Rompete *
Vittorio Nocenzi, Francesco Di Giacomo
Traccia Due *
Galt Mcdermot 
Aquarius/Let The Sunshine In *
*Produzione del Concorso Internazionale di Composizione «2 Agosto» in collaborazione con il 43 °Cantiere Internazionale d’Arte di Montepulciano
 
 
Mozhgan Chahian – Voce
Antonella Rondinone -Voce
Monica Giorgetti -Voce
Mario Rosini – Voce
 
Ilia Skibinsky – Sassofono
Andrea Salvato – EWI, Flauto
Gianpaolo Cassano – Sintetizzatori
Tommaso Colafiglio – Chitarra elettrica 
Francesco La Capra – Basso elettrico
Francesco Rondinone – Batteria
 
Saul Saguatti – Live Video Set
Luca Centola, Simona Spinella, Antonio Colangelo – Immagini**
Antonio Colangelo – Regia Video
Alessandro Cadario – Direttore d’orchestra
Filarmonica Arturo Toscanini
**Produzione MaterElettrica. Si ringrazia per la collaborazione Jaqueline Gisele Rodriguez