Gaulitana’s artistic director at the Concorso Citta`di Bardolino
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The artistic director of Gozo’s Gaulitana: A Festival of Music and musical director of the Gaulitanus Choir – Colin Attard, was recently in Italy as an adjudicating board member at the 12th edition of the Concorso Nazionale Per Giovani Musicisti Citta` di Bardolino `Jan Langosz.’
The Concorso´s artistic director, Mro Giuseppe Fricelli, has been a regular in Gaulitana for several years, and through his collaboration several events were co-organised in Italy and Malta.
The Concorso was based at the Sala della Disciplina in Bardolino, on Lake Garda. Large numbers of Italian or Italy-based young musicians, whose ages range from the very young, to late twenties, participated in the different categories for various musical instruments / ensembles.
Each evening the day´s winners also featured in a concert when various special prizes were also awarded. The competition´s sessions and concerts were open to the general public.
Mro Attard’s fellow adjudicating board members included renowned Italian flutist Enzo Caroli, Hungarian violinist Carla Mordan, Russian pianist Daria Aleshina, Italian pianists Marco Podesta` and Michele Chiusole, as well as culture councillor Renzo Bellardone. The board was chaired by Mro Fricelli.