2014/06/01 International Competition for a composition of sacred music “FRANCESCO SICILIANI” PRIZE has been presented in the Vatican. The Competition is a collaboration between the Fondazione Perugia Musica Classica Onlus, the Sagra Musicale Umbra Festival and the Pontifical Council for Culture, chaired by Cardinal Gianfranco Ravasi. The theme of the Competition is a work for choir, with or without organ, on a obligatory text, that should last between five (5) and fifteen (15) minutes. Candidates are required to set to music the entire text of the Pater Noster. The Competition is open to candidates of any nationality and without age limit. …read more