“New York Recital Debut” Special Award


From 2010 to 2018

“Salieri-Zinetti” International Chamber Music Competition

created an intense collaboration with

ELMIRA DARVAROVA, former concertmaster

of the Metropolitan Opera Theatre Orchestra of New York

and President of the New York Chamber Music Festival.


Thanks to this important collaboration

with the great violinist,

who played the role of President of the Jury in the Competition,

NYCMF awarded

to the winning ensemble of the competition

this Special Award consisting

in the great opportunity to perform

his own debut concert in New York.


We warmly thank Professor Darvarova,

currently engaged in other important projects,

 for these years of happy and profitable collaboration,

hoping to be able to have Mrs Elmira again with us in the near future.


New agreements with renowned musicians

and prestigious institutions

are being defined,

always looking for important experiences and opportunities

for the winners of the “Salieri-Zinetti” Competition.

The gallery shows some pics from the debut concert in New York

held on 17th September 2011 at Symphony Space.

by the Duo Arakelyan-Koroleff, sax-piano,

winner of the “New York Recital Debut” Special Award, 2011 ed.