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Domenico Dragonetti – Città di Venezia International Competition for Double Bass First Edition

May 30 - June 1

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The “Benedetto Marcello” Music Conservatory of Venice, in collaboration with the Department of Ancient Music, the “Mario Messinis” Library, the Museum of Musical Instruments, and the
The Conservatory’s department of String Instruments announces the first “Domenico Dragonetti – Città di Venezia” International Competition for Double Bass.

The initiative intends to bring international attention to the figure of Domenico Dragonetti (Venice 1763 – London 1846), who was a distinguished double bass virtuoso and composer who also
including some of his precious manuscripts, which have only recently been discovered in the Library of the Music Conservatory of Venice, as mandatory pieces of the Competition.

The Competition will take place on 30-31 May and on 1 June 2024 at the Sala Concerti of the “B. Marcello” Music Conservatory of Venice.

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