AMIGDALA International Music Competition - memorial "G. Raciti" - First Prizes Absolute

First Prizes Absolute 100/100


Amigdala International Music Competition is part of the "Accredited Festivals" at ELENA COBB STAR PRIZE. The winners of the categories of section 13 will have the opportunity to perform at the FESTIVAL ELENA COBB STAR PRIZE at the ROYAL ALBERT HALL in LONDON, in April 2020

Jasmine Sutton (Inghilterra) (piano) € 50,00

Clara Bartolino (Italia) (piano) € 50,00

Ethan NG (Inghilterra) (piano) € 50,00

Carmelo Napolitano (Italia) (piano) € 50,00


sect. piano cat. A

Jasmine Sutton (Inghilterra) € 25,00

Haralampieva Hristiana (Bulgaria) € 50,00

Ng Ethan (Inghilterra) € 50,00


sect. piano cat. B

Calì Giordano (Italia) € 75,00

Kim Doyeong (Sud Corea)


sect. piano cat. C

Filonov Andrei (Russia) € 100,00

Nicolosi Fulvio (Italia) € 150,00 "Rotary Catania" Prize and concert prize with "MusicaInsieme a Librino" Orchestra

for the high technical level and the absolute control of the dynamics shown during the performance of the proposed pieces


sect. piano cat. D

Roberto Iliev Rumenov (Bulgaria) € 400,00 and concert prize at the "Maria Ermolova" Museum in MOSCOW

for having shown a remarkable maturity, communication skills and absolute mastery of the instrument


sect. piano cat. E

Di Paola Manuel (Italia) € 250,00 and participation in AMIGDALA TOUR CONCERT at various Sicilian musical associations and institutions

Because of his remarkable piano and musical maturity that allows him to face a very demanding repertoire


sect. piano cat. F

Barbagallo Giorgio (Italia)  400,00 and participation in AMIGDALA TOUR CONCERT at various Sicilian musical associations and institutions

for the accuracy of the touch and the tonal variety, together with a profound stylistic coherence

Se Eun Kim (Sud Corea) € 200,00 "Felix Mendelssohn " Prize for the best interpretation of one of his compositions on the 210th anniversary of his birth

For her careful execution combined with a brilliant technique of Mendelssohn Concert 


sect. strings cat. A

Rozanska Patrycja (Polonia)


sect. strings cat. C

Lee Charlotte (Hong Kong)


sect. strings cat. D

Ferrante Gabriele Maria (Italia) (violoncello) € 250,00

Perfect balance between the precision of the execution ,the intonation and the expressiveness

Jung Yujoo (Sud Corea)


sect. strings cat. E

Park Theresa Dong Young (Sud Corea) € 300,00 "Erica Risiglione" PRIZE

For her qualities of phrasing  


sect. strings cat. F

Jung Yujoo (Sud Corea) (violino)  500,00 "Barbara Pagano Conti Nibali" PRIZE

for the maturity shown in the whole performance playing with high virtuosity despite her young age

Yoon Youkuoung (Sud Corea) (violino) € 400,00 "Giuseppe Raciti" PRIZE

She has shown a strong violin talent which allows her to perform easilythe Ciaikovski concert 


sect. guitar cat. B

Anastasi Alberto (Italia) (chitarra) € 100,00


sect. guitar cat. E

Blanco Luca (Italia) € 200,00 and participation in AMIGDALA TOUR CONCERT at various Sicilian musical associations and institutions

For the technical mastery and temperament showed


sect, chamber music cat. E

Duo piano and cello - Russo Giulia e Angelico Francesco € 300,00 and participation in AMIGDALA TOUR CONCERT at various Sicilian musical associations and institutions

For their very intense and passionate execution

Duo accordions - Romeo Mario Giuliano e Ciotoli Valerio € 300,00 and participation in AMIGDALA TOUR CONCERT at various Sicilian musical associations and institutions

For the strong temperament and the great harmony expressed in a very brilliant execution


sect. composition cat. B

Cultreri Francesco (Italia) - "FOUR" for chamber music (the song will be mandatory in the chamber music section of the 2020 competition) - € 300,00 "Giuseppe Cantone" PRIZE 

The composition presents interesting and various writings organized in four paintings where the executive dimension is easily combined with the sound image


sect. harp cat. E

Lucifora Carla (Italia) (harp) € 100,00 

For her music mastery and the sound control   


sezione folk cat. A

Tuoi Hoi Yin (Hong Kong) € 300,00 e Targa PREMIO CITTA' DI ACI BONACCORSI

for her relaxed technique and the ability to create a magical atmosphere around her


sect. lyric singers

The violinist Yoshiaki Shibata, personally, wanted to reward the two singers as a token of appreciation for the beautiful voices and stage presence, despite having achieved a rating of 98/100

Shino Makita € 50,00

Kasumi Hiyane € 50,00 


We thank the pianist and teacher Jena Pang and the violinist and teacher Yoshiaki Shibata for their great generosity


EDUCATIONAL AWARD to M ° YOSHIAKI SHIBATA violinist and to M ° GIUSEPPE COSTANZO tenor, for the largest number of awarded students and the nomination as Commissioner of the X edition of the 2020 Competition