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THE COMPETITION SUITE

Furtados is pleased to announce the fourteenth Con Brio Competition which will take place at the NCPA (Mumbai) on August 26, 27, 28 and 29, 2024. The Competition Suite comprises three categories: Piano, Violin/Viola and Voice.

 

Voice Semifinalists are expected to arrive in Mumbai by Monday, August 26, 12:00 pm at the very latest and depart no sooner than Tuesday, August 27, 10:00 pm.

 

Violin/Viola Semifinalists are expected to arrive in Mumbai by Tuesday, August 27, 12:00 pm at the very latest and depart no sooner than Wednesday, August 28, 10:00 pm.

 

Piano Semifinalists are expected to arrive in Mumbai by Wednesday, August 28, 12:00 pm at the very latest and depart no sooner than Thursday, August 29, 10:00 pm.

Mentioned below are the relevant details for potential competitors.

DISCIPLINE

The subject of the competition is Western Classical solo music for Piano, Violin/Viola or Voice.
This includes music written from the late baroque period, through the classical and romantic till
the modern times. For music composed during and after the late nineteenth century, you must
ensure that the selected works follow the classical music paradigm and not jazz/pop/musical
theatre styles.

ELIGIBILITY

The competition is open to all Indian nationals (including PIO and OCI card holders). 

All Voice entrants must be born on or before January 1, 2006.

All Piano and Violin/Viola entrants must be born on or after January 1, 1989.

 

You will need to produce a valid passport for verification purposes. Previous first-place winners of Con Brio and honorary Con Brio prize recipients may not enter the competition.

THEME

Con Brio 2024 explores works by composers during their youth.

IMPORTANT DATES

Last Date for entering the Competition                                  June 1, 2024
Semifinalists Confirmation via E-mail                                     June 15, 2024
Semifinals (Voice)                                                                     August 26, 2024
Semifinals (Violin/Viola) & Finals (Voice)                               August 17, 2024
Semifinals (Piano) & Finals (Vionlin/Viola)                             August 28, 2024

Finals (Piano)                                                                            August 29, 2024

PRIZES (ALL CATEGORES)

First Prize                   Rs 1,00,000 cash
Second Prize              Rs 50,000 cash
Third Prize                  Rs 25,000 cash
Semifinalists               Rs 15,000 cash each


Tax will be deducted at source as applicable, and prize-winners will be issued a TDS certificate.
The adjudicators reserve the right to withhold the first and/or second prize if the level of
performance of the competitors does not meet the expected standard.

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If you have any queries, please email us at conbrio@furtados.in. Please visit www.conbrio.in for
more information about the Furtados Con Brio Foundation and The Competition Suite.

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