April 24, 2014

For Immediate Release

Contact: Jeffrey James Arts Consulting

516-586-3433 or jamesarts@att.net


The Ibla Foundation Presents Their International Competition Winners at Carnegie Hall on May 14, Featuring World Class Young Performers from all over the world.


What:   Ibla Foundation Competition Winners in Concert

When:              Wednesday, May 14 at 7:00 PM

Where:             Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, 154 West 57th Street in Manhattan

URL:     http://www.ibla.org


The Ibla Foundation of New York, Chairwoman Baroness Maria Zerilli Marimo and Dr. Salvatore Moltisanti will present their International Grand Prize Competition Winners in concert on Wednesday, May 14, 2014 at 7 PM at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall, 154 West 57th Street in Manhattan.


Dr. Moltisanti, internationally recognized as one of the foremost Italian pianists of his generation, presents 2013’s Ibla Grand Prize competition winning instrumentalists, singers and composers from around the world making their Carnegie Hall Debut.


Foundation Prize Winners who will perform include pianists Natalia Anisimova, Kris Becker, Cong Cong Chai, Kai Han, Ian Miller, Alexander Panfilov, Alessandro Russo, Ben Schoeman, and Gabi Sultana, saxophonist Vladimir Anisimov,  percussionists Vito Amato, Antonino Errera and Sergio Cali,  cellists Christophe Croise, Anzel Gerber, and Ana Topalovic, accordianist Michal Gajda, guitarists Robert Guzik and Adam Woch, and harpist Claire Iselin, and violinist Raika Tetsu.


Selections will include music by Bach, Verdi, Puccini, Liszt, Chopin, Ginastera, Prokofiev, Bartok and other classical masters, as well as works written or improvised by the pianist/composers on the program. More program information at http://ibla.org/2014IBLACarnegieWinnersRecital.htm.


Tickets for the May 14 concert may be purchased by calling CarnegieCharge at 212-247-7800, online at http://www.carnegiehall.org/Calendar/2014/5/14/0700/PM/IBLA-Foundation-Winners/

or by visiting the Carnegie Hall Box Office. For press tickets or more information, please contact the Ibla Foundation at 212-387-0111 or visit them online at http://www.ibla.org.

The Ibla Foundation in New York City organizes an annual music competition for pianists, singers, instrumentalists and composers which takes place during each July in Ragusa Ibla, in the southeastern corner of Sicily. Winners are presented the following year in such venues as Weill Hall at Carnegie Hall, Lincoln Center Alice Tully Hall, Tokyo Opera City Hall, Tchaikovsky Bolshoi Hall in Moscow as well as other prestigious venues in the USA, Canada, Europe, Russia, Indonesia and Japan.The 2014 Competition is scheduled to take place from July 12 to July 22 in the magnificent baroque quarters of Ragusa Ibla.Visit IBLA Foundation online at http://www.ibla.org/.

For press inquires, contact Jeffrey James Arts Consulting at 516-586-3433 or jamesarts@att.net.