Conservatorio Rossini organizes the 8th edition of the Gioachino Rossini International Bassoon Competition. The competition is held every two years and it’s open to bassoonist of all nationalities. In the previous edition the Jury was composed by some of the main Italian and European bassoon players.
The auditions will be held on 15th and 16th October 2021 at the Rossini State Music Conservatoire in Pesaro, Italy. On 17th October 2021 the first prize winner will perform in the Award Ceremony Concert.
The winner, besides a cash prize, will have the chance to perform as soloist alongside the Orchestra del Conservatorio Rossini and the FORM-Orchestra Filarmonica Marchigiana.
Deadline for application is 15th September 2021.
President: Milan Turkovic Performer and orchestra conductor
- Fabio Masini Director of the Rossini State Music Conservatoire
- Francesco Bossone First bassoon soloist of Orchestra dell’Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia
- Paolo Carlini First bassoon soloist of Orchestra della Toscana
- Eliseo Smordoni First bassoon soloist of Orchestra del Teatro dell’Opera di Roma
- Application form
- List of prize-winners
- preliminary round calendar
- second round calendar
- 1st Prize – Enrico Bassi
- 2nd Prize – Juan Ruiz Bandoux
- 3rd Prize – Donatien Bachmann