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  • 22/04/2021
    Another prize for the winners of the Ciccolini Prize
    The two winners of the Ciccolini 2020 Award will receive a wonderful surprise.
    For their talent, each of them will have an additional prize of € 500, courtesy of Giuseppe Seracca Guerrieri, Governor a.r. 2020/21 Rotary District 2120, of the Puglia and Basilicata regions.
    We want to express contentment and appreciation for this gesture of support for the two talented winners.
    This reward is an incentive for music development in this period of uncertainty for musicians.
  • 08/04/2021
    Winners Ciccolini Prize 2020
    European Arts Academy "Aldo Ciccolini" is pleased to announce the laureates of first edition of the Ciccolini Prize, 2020:
    1st prize Violetta Fialko, Ukraine, 24yo
    2nd prize Gabriele Micheli, Italy, 23yo
    Each of our 2 laureates will receive a professional recording session offered by EAAAC and piano solo debut album distributed and promoted worldwide by the prestigious label Divine Art Recordings Group (US / UK), partner Naxos of America. Pleased for the outstanding quality and talent heard during the competition, the whole Jury decided also to assign a special mention to two competitors: A Special Mention to:
    3rd Prize Kano Kojima, Japan, 15yo.
    Ms. Kojima will receive a scholarship of 500€ as Best Young Talent of the competition, courtesy of Giuseppe Serac
  • 30/11/2020
    Ciccolini Academy launches online piano competition
    "The Aldo Ciccolini European Arts Academy, Italy, has announced the launch of a new online piano competition
    The Ciccolini Prize Competition will be held at least once a year and is open to pianists of all ages and nationalities. The inaugural competition is accepting applications until 1 February 2021, and the two winners will be announced on 1 March. The winners will be offered a recording contract with Divine Art Records and the opportunity to record an album for Divine Art’s new Debut Series. The recording sessions will take place in the Palace of the Arts Beltrani in Trani, Italy, on a Steinway model D-274. Competition applicants must submit a video of 20-25 minutes in length of them performing repertoire of their own choice. The videos will be assessed by a jury includ
  • 16/11/2020
    Ciccolini Prize
    The Foundation European Arts Academy “Aldo Ciccolini”, and Divine Art Recordings Group (USA-UK) presents & open applications for the 1st edition of the
    CICCOLINI PRIZE, Online recording competition for piano artists: piano album debuts
    2 winners will be identified, after careful selection by an international jury constituted by renowned musicians and critics.
    The Award for each winner consists in the realization of a professional recording session, curated by a professional sound engineer, in the splendid acoustic-visual setting of the Auditorium of the Palazzo delle Arti Beltrani in Trani (BT), on Grancoda Steinway & Sons model D- piano. 274.
    In addition, the 2 winners will be beneficiaries of entry into a special Debut Series, and therefore recipients of a
  • 16/10/2018
    Parnership Khmelnitsky Symphony Orchestra

    International Piano Contest “Pro-Art 2019”

    Will be held in Brusselles from Apirl 20th to 24th at Regional Philarmonic Khmelnytsky (Gagarina str., 7)

    Applications to participate, documents and videos will be accepted within March 1st 2019.


  • 12/10/2018
    Auditorium Association, in line with a longstanding coopertaion ìtradition with Accadeamia Ciccolini, offers TWO Scolarships of Euro 500 each, for two best piano students of the Academy in year 2018/2019 to be chosen within June 2019 in cooperation between the Academy and Auditorium.

    The scholarship will be given to the winners as compensation for a soloist concert held in 2019 season by Auditorium (dates and location to be agreed upon with the winners).

    Furthermore, we offer the option to two or three piano students to perform with Philharmonic Pugliese Orchestra in a symphonic concert as usual organized at Palazzo San Giorgio in Jume 2019 with compensation to be agreed upon

  • 14/06/2018
    Enhancement Courses
    In the history of instrumental musical didactics in Europe and in particular in Italy, Courses of High Musical Enhancement are considered, since many decades, essential for the formation of young and talented musicians. In fact,, these courses are held during summer or Christmas vacations for young men particularly talented and already trained as a complement and strengthening of the academic formation normally offered by High Schools and Musical Conservatories.

    Courses of High Musical Enhancement are held by great national and international Maestros, who share with their students the very best tradition of interpretation and of technical performances. The cooperation between Maestros and talented young students results in musical executions of high interest and involvemen
  • 01/05/2018
    Classic music in Trani Cathedral
    On Thursday 31st of May 2018 in Trani Cathedral, Director Marcello Cormio conducts the Symphonic Orchestra of Metropolitan City of Bari. After a season rich in emotions and in events of great impact, European Arts Academy Aldo Ciccolini presents the expected return of some most famous artists of Trani of international standing. On podium Marcello Cormio and at the pianoforte Alfonso Soldano, again together after the last very famous production held in 2012 with a monumental Third Concet of Rachmaninov and the 6th Symphony of Tchaikovsky. The concert is introduced by a piece of the famous author, dear to people of Puglia and Italian symbol in the world: Nino Rota, with his overture Aria di Roma. Then the Concert will be dedicated to the expression of two giants of the classical and romant
  • 16/03/2018
    Classica at Palazzo Beltrani
    Classic music at Palazzo Beltrani is the title of the new Springtime Concert Season 2018 promoted by European Arts Academy Aldo Ciccolini in cooperation with Auditorium Association and the Scientific High School “Valdemaro Vecchi” of Trani and Arts Palace Bemtrani.

    This concert season is focused, as usual, on the musical tradition and the artistic high-quality, featuring the talents of European Arts Academy Aldo Ciccolini specially dedicated to a new agreement with the Scientific High School “Valdemaro Vecchi”, which students will prepare the listening guide of the concerts, so becoming the leaders of these events.

    The program will be spanned on seven concerts, aiming at showing young talents with their technical qualities, their personal interpretations an
  • 07/02/2018
    The Ciccolini award
    On February 3rd 2018, in the beautiful location of Palazzo Beltrani, the European Arts Academy “Aldo Ciccolini” (President Elisabetta Papagni, Vice-president Pierluigi Camicia and Artistic Director Alfonso Soldano) conferred the Ciccolini award to pianist Benedetta Conte, scholar of Maestro Pierlugi Camicia at the Academy, for having reached artistic titles of particular importance and because of the excellent results achieved in competitions and concerts, that really can predict for her a prestigious future.

    Also a scholarship was awarded to the artist by Rotary Club Trani with the compliments of President Giuseppe D’Angelo, who, in his speech, expressed wishes for a longer series of successes of Benedetta.

    During the ceremony, also certifications of exce