Massimo Lauricella

Winner of the 2011 ACO Composition Competition

Going for a Song




Massimo Lauricella is awarded   

the first prize of 1000 for   

E piove in petto una dolcezza inquieta   


Beatrice Barazzoni is awarded   

Sibelius 6 Software award donated by Avid for   



Pietro Dossena and  Diana Soh

receive honourable mentions.









Judges included (right to left):  

Dr Linda Hirst: Head of Vocal Faculty   

Trinity College of Music , Internationally renowned vocalist   

Mro Geoffrey Alvarez; Chair of jury, Conductor of the ACO   

Giles Swayne: Composer in Residence, Clare College, Cambridge and   

Patrick Ardagh-Walter: former Swingle Singer   

now with the Royal Opera House   








Details of forthcoming competition, Anything Goes, here.

Winners of 2010 competition here  






To support the work of the 

Alvarez Chamber Orchestra