Since its first edition in 1992, Flicorno d’Oro aims to create discussion and musical opportunities for artistic enrichment. The steady increase of participation and the growth of the artistic level of the bands in the competition have confirmed the value of this competition making it a true meeting point for lovers of band music. The meeting in Riva del Garda is in fact becoming recurrent in music and wind bands from different European countries thanks to the famous musicians that in the years were called to judge, and it is with satisfaction that we can consider Flicorno d’Oro a real jewel with which Trentino, with pride, opens and looks to Europe.
Each band in competition must perform the chosen category compulsory piece and a piece of own choice and will be judge by internationally recognized band music experts. Each performance will be given points assessed by the following criteria: tuning, quality and balance of the sound, technique and articulation, rhythmic and ensemble playing, dynamics and phrasing and interpretation.