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Go 2025, open call for new compositions

Nova Gorica, architecture Nova Gorica, architecture

Piccolo Opera Festival together with European Capital of Culture (ECOC) Nova Gorica – Gorizia 2025 is holding an open call for new compositions, with the aim to give space to new creativity within the 2022 edition of Piccolo Opera Festival and as the opening of GO! Borderless Opera Lab, a new professional training project.

The call is for a new musical work (previously performed works won’t accepted) from musicians of any nationality and of any age.

The selected work will be performed as overture for a contemporary opera doublebill, La scuola di guida by Nino Rota and La cantante by Maurizio Agostini on Sunday July 17th in Trg Evrope / Piazza della Transalpina, Nova Gorica (SLO) / Goriza (IT) in an open-air performance. A professional video version of show will be made and published online.

The selected work should have an approximate length of 8 up to 15 minutes and should be for a chamber instrumental group, with or without electronics, of: 2 violins, viola, cello, double bass, flute, oboe, clarinet in B/bass clarinet, bassoon, horn, trumpet, percussions (1 player), piano/keyboard.

The organisation will assign a fee of € 1,000.00 for this production.

The deadline to send the proposals is 23rd May 2022 at 23.59.

The scores of the compositions must be submitted in PDF format, either attached to an email or downloadable through a permanent URL, sent the to the following e-mail address: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Canditates may also include audio / visual files of the work, although this is not obbligatory.

Artistic value as well as technical viability will be considered.

The Jury decision it is final. The organisation will contact the selected artists by e-mail The results of this call will be published at www.piccolofestival.org and www.go2025.eu during the month of May 2021.

Other information here.


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