1. September 12, 2016

The winner for this year edition of the Award is the recording project presented for the topic: “Gian Francesco Malipiero (and his time)”.

The Prize has been awarded to the project “Rispetti e Strambotti” proposed by the Milano Saxophone Quartet.



  1. September 13, 2015

In 2015 it was awarded the recording project presented for the topic: “Giuseppe Tartini, the teacher of Nations”.

The Prize has been awarded to the project “Giuseppe Tartini, opus 1” proposed by prof. Sergio Durante together with M° Federico Gugliemo and recorded by “L’Arte dell’Arco” ensemble.



  1. September 14, 2014

In 2014 it was awarded the recording project presented for the topic: “The Seasons in music”.

The Prize has been awarded to the project “Le Stagioni in musica, tra Venezia e Buenos Aires” realized by the Orchestra da Camera del Conservatorio di Mantova, conducted by Luca Bertazzi; soloists: Eugjen Gargiola, violin, Pietro Bosna, cello, Stefano Giavazzi, piano, Paolo Ghidoni, violin.

Compositions by Astor Piazzolla (Las Cuatro Estaciones Porteñas), Antonio Vivaldi (Le quattro stagioni, from opus VIII).



  1. May 26, 2013

In 2013 it was awarded the recording project presented for the topic: "Antonio Salieri and his students."

The Prize has been awarded to the project "Salieri and his students" realized by the Orchestra "Gaetano Zinetti" with the Choir Ars Polyphonica, conductor Marco Morelato, soloists: Paolo Ghidoni, violin, Francesco Ferrarini, cello, Francesco Bencivenga, piano, Cristina Vincenzi, soprano, Gianluca Zoccatelli, tenor, and Frano Lufi, basso.

Compositions by Antonio Salieri (Concerto in C major for piano and orchestra), Ludwig van Beethoven (Triple Concerto in C major op. 56), Franz Schubert (Missa in G Major D 167 for Soloists, Choir, Orchestra and Organ).



• 27th March, 2012

The Baroque Ensemble "Sans Souci" wins the 2012 edition of the Prize.

The "Masi Foundation" Recording Award for Venetian Culture - 2012 edition - has been awarded to the Baroque Ensemble "Sans Souci" conducted by M° Giuseppe Nalin with the following reason: "for proposing a program centered on acclaimed musicians of the Venetian Baroque period who became protagonists in the European courts and, in this capacity, ambassadors of the Venetian and Italian culture".

They are:

• Agostino Steffani (Castelfranco Veneto, 1655 - Frankfurt am Main, 1728)

• Antonio LOTTI (Venice, 1667 - 1740)

  1. Antonio CALDARA (Venice, 1670 - Vienna, 1736)

  2. Giovanni Benedetto Platti (Padua, 1697 - Wuzburg, 1763)


The Jury also congratulates all the other participants for the general high quality of their proposals.

Ente Promotore/Promoting Institution:

FONDAZIONE “MASI” • 37020 Gargagnago di Valpolicella (Vr) • tel. 0039 045 6832511• fax 0039 045 6832536

Progetto e coordinamento/Planning and general coordination:

prof. Filippo Maria Cailotto • Via F.lli Bronzetti, 14 • 37126 Verona • tel. 0039 045 915538 (r.a.) • fax 0039 045 8300633

e-mail: info@premiodiscografico-masi.eu