Festival jury

details about the people who make up the Jury

The young Neapolitan artist is protagonist not only as a singer but in the unusual role of pianist. Daniele Sorrentino on bass, a guarantee of class and solidity, and the stainless Lorenzo Tucci on drums.

Ricci draws on the repertoire of standards interpreted by the greatest singers of the past, such as the timeless I Only Have Eyes for You and on a Clear Day, but also great Italian classics like Ciao Ciao Bambina, and review them in a very personal way. An important part of the concert consists of original pieces.

With particular attention to modern sounds, space for improvisation and even with an eye to contamination, Walter Ricci gives life to a rich concert with unpredictable developments.

Kalon Rae, London singer and songwriter of Italian origins, presents a unique contemporary style, combining epic pop with cinematic, indie and urban influences.
Kalon worked includes: Rita Ora, Andrea Bocelli, Paloma Faith, Sigma, Labrinth, Lionel Richie, George Michael, Gary Barlow, The Who, Coldplay, Muse, Take That, David Arnold, Tim Rice, Elbow, Sarah Jane Morris.
The EP “The Day I Was Killed” earned him a nomination as Unsigned Songwriter of the Year and a special mention in the International Songwriting Contest 2018.

David Lipper has established himself as a versatile actor, having sustained an incredibly successful career spanning across Film, TV and Theatre. From comedy to drama, playing both heroes, villains and underdogs he has built up a huge body of work and recognition throughout his career.Born in Montreal, Canada, David starred in several productions there before moving to Los Angeles over 20 years ago. He starred as the lead antagonist in the hit Canadian show (CTV network) Time Of Your Lifewhich ran for 150 episodes.David completed a BFA in Musical Theater in the prestigious program at Emerson College. He left for Los Angeles that same year, just after completing a two month run as Fyedka in Fiddler on The Roof.


Director / Choreographer
Date of birth: 19/03/64 Place of birth: SALERNO (Italy)
Artistic Director / Director / Choreographer of DANCE MUSICAL (2004 – 2005 – 2006) and Matt Mattox PREMIU, he conceived: Social Center and Villa Romana in Minori (SA) Amalfi Coast.
2014 – Training: (director / choreographer): Galà Municipal Theater Giovani Talenti “Giuseppe Verdi” Salerno
2012 – 2013 Preparation: (director / choreographer / musician) Riva Riva degli Etruschi “San Vincenzo (LI)
2010 – Training: (director / choreographer): Theater “San Carlo” (Napoli)
2003 – Preparation (Director / Choreographer): Kiss Musical Version Me, Italian Kate Original Music by Cole Porter, Theaters: National Milano, Politeama Rossetti Trieste, Bonci Cesena, Storchi de Modena.
2003 – National Academy of Dance in Rome (A.N.D.)
Stage: (director / choreographer): The song “America” taken from the West Side musical history.
2002/2001/2000 – Compagnia Obiettivo Danza, formed by professional dancers from the main Italian lyrical and symphonic foundations
Internship: stage director / choreographer for theatrical seasons.

2001 – Ensemble of the Sinopia de Danse Company in Geneva
Choreographic movements for the “Greek Zorba” production on Theodorakis’ music
Theater: Kongresshaus in Zurich.
2001 – Nureev Academy Company
Preparation: (director / choreographer): International Dance Gala
Theater: Politeama of Naples.
1989 – Lindsay Kemp Company (Musical / Dance Theater)
Choreography for “Dream, Flowers, Alice in Wonderland”
Tournée Italia: T. Olimpico of Rome, T. Nuovo of Milan, T. Morlacchi of Perugia,
T. Politeama Rossetti of Trieste, T. Bellini of Naples. Canary Islands, Spain, Israel.
1988/1987 – Rai Tv in Rome
Choreographic moves for RAI UNO “Fantastico 8”
1987 – Italian Contemporary Dance Company
Choreography for the theater season


Artistic and Musical Director “A Microphone for Sanremo”.
Artistic and Music Director “Golden Microphone” Formiae International Sing
President Vocal Coach Academy of Singing and Music Roxyl Music Arts & Show.
Manager of Divas Music Production
Formia – Bucharest
Events Agency

Born in Formia, graduated since 1987 at the “Licino Refice” Conservatory of Frosinone, in:
Clarinet, under the guidance of Maestro Vincenzo Buonomo; graduated with honors.
Saxophone; graduated with honors.
Complementary piano, under the guidance of Maestro Maria Teresa Conte, graduated with honors.
Postgraduate Diploma at the “Amadeus Mozart” Music Academy in Geneva (Switzerland), under the guidance of Maestro Richard Stolzman and the first clarinet of the Vienna Maestro Karl Leister; graduated with honors (10/10)
Post-graduate Degree in Singing POP, R & B, Jazz, Rock.
President at WAPA World Association of Performing Arts ITALY
Art director & production manager at DIVAS Music Production
President W.A.P.A. ITALY International Festival
Founder (Founder), Chairman and Artistic Director at A Microphone for Sanremo. National Festival for the New Generation
Record producer at Roxyl Music Label
Producer / Vocal Coach / Recording Artist at Roxyl Music – Academy of Singing and Music
Record producer Roxyl Music -Vocal Coach –
Composer and Orchestra Conductor pop –
Director and Founder of the Festival A Microphone for Sanremo.
Musician, author, composer, producer at RAI, Mediaset, Sky
Professor at the Ministry of Education, University and Research (MIUR)
Vocal coach at Rocco Palazzo Music Academy
Composer, arranger, Orchestra Conductor at Musician

Covered appointments:
Musical director at the Holy See – Vatican
Music Artist at the Band of the Italian Army
Clarinetist at the Orchestra of the Academy of Santa Cecilia
Lureate in Clarinet and Canto POP at the Licinio Refice Frosinone Conservatory

In 1987 he played in the Orchestra of the Accademia di S. Cecilia as a Clarinet with the direction of Maestro Leonard Bernstein.
He performed as a soloist, in 1989, in Vatican City, in the presence of His Holiness John Paul II, on the occasion of the visit of Premier Russo Gorbachev.
In 1988 he played in Rome, as an added clarinet, in Verdi’s Aida, with the Orchestra of the Opera, under the direction of Maestro Riccardo Muti.
He served as a clarinet in the National Army Band and later as first clarinet in the National Band of the State Police.
Concert as a soloist in the Republic of Malta, on the occasion of the celebrations for the 25 years of independence.
Graduated in multiple courses of musical interpretation and Jazz Singing, pop. R & B.
Artistic Director of the Holy See VATICANA
CONCERT OF EMERGING ARTISTS, to the Feast of His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI.

Graduated in acting in 1994, at the outcome of a direct three-year course of the “Fioretta Maggi” teacher, he acted with the “Noveav Rideav” Company of Naples in:
“Misery and nobility” by E. Scarpetta, in 1991;
. “Na skein mottled” in 1994
“Lords tickets” of Rescigno, in 1994
“The seventh rested” by Sammy Fayard
“Deadline 4 payable 5” by G.Di Maio
“Madama Sangenella” by E. Scarpetta (also directed) 1998,2001.
What is the purpose of these money “of A.Cuncio 1997
“The grandchildren of the mayor” by E. Scarpetta 1995,1999.
Since 1996 he has paired with Antonio Fiorillo in art “Rocco and his twin” with the cabaret represented in all the theaters of Italy
Figurative to “Domenica in”, edition 1992 -93
Finalist in the 1997 edition “You know the last” Channel 5
“A place in the sun” on Rai 3 June 98
“Cheat” with Teo Teocoli Rai 1
“Seven by one” with Gigi Sabani spot and broadcast
“God created us for free” by A.Antonacci Canale 5
“Hi Darwin” with Paolo Bonolis Canale5 first edition
“How to ride behind the Vesuvius” Rai 3 in 2000
“Blessed among women” Channel 5 in 2000
“Sunday in” 2007 Cabaret
“Artistic Director and Presenter Festival of new voices 50 and around” SKY 10 episodes
“Celebrity” 2008 SKY
“Cage of Matti” Bagaglino Teatro Margherita Canale 5 (5 Episodes) 2008
“La Botola” Rai 1 2008
“Windsurfing, the wind in the hands” by Claudio Risi (actor)
“The judge” with Anthony Delon 1987
“Autumn” of Maia July 1998
“Like a kite” with Fabio Testi


Director, creator and producer of International Pop Music Contest for Young Talents “Silver Yantra”.
Creator and director of Children Pop Studio “Rumina”.
Producer, author and presenter of Children program “Merry Zodiac”.
Writer, author and presenter of musical, artistic and sport programs.
Journalist with long experience in electronic and print media.
She loves music, art and sports. Ex basketball player, team captain of “Etar” – Veliko Tarnovo, participant in A and B division of Bulgaria.

Member of international jury in:
– ITALIA – “EuroKids”, “EuroTalent” and “Euro Pop Music Vision – ITALY”,
– MALTA – “Euro Stars Festival”,
– FINLANDIA – Turku “Bravo, Turku!”,
– RUSSIA – Saint Petersburg „Road to the stars“,
– MOLDOVA – Chisinau – “Doua inimi gemene” and Cahul “Faces of Friends”,
– MACEDONIA – Bitola “Tra La La” and Skopje “Ylberi”,
– ROMANIA – Braila – “George Grigoriu”, Constanta – “Liga Campionilor”, Yasi – “Music For Kids”, Galati – “Ceata lui Pitigoi”, Giurgiu – “Stele Dunari”, Bucuresti – “Spring Star”, “Gala Star Melody”, “Martisor” and “Flori de Geata”, Vaslui – “Constelatia Necunoscuta”, Ploiesti – “November Music Fest”, Bacau – “Neghinita”;
– LITHUANIA – Kaunas, “Kaunas talent”,
– SLOVENIA – Bled, “Golden Microphone”,
– BULGARIA – „Northern Lights“, „Let it be summer“ and others.

Publisher and Producer record label DMB management, multiplatinum author exclusive to Bmg rights for artists such as Marco Mengoni (Parole in circolo, Ricorderai l ‘amore, etc) Lorenzo Fragola (Infinite volte), Federica Carta (Ti avrei voluto dire), Thomas ( Il sole alla finestra ), Zero Absolut (In noi) and many others.With Lele (Amici 2016) he won as the author the festival of Sanremo Giovani 2017 with the song Ora Mai.
Talent scout major record companies and national talent.Auditor judge for Xfactor Italia 2018 pre-casting.

04 - 07 Aprilie 2019