Meet the Jury Members

Davide La Bollita

Artist manager and artistic director in State Opera Varna

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Born in Genoa on September 24th, 1975, from adolescent age he showed a keen interest in music,poetry, and theater which led him to consolidate his knowledge and passions in the opera world.


Endowed with an artistic sensitivity then developed over the years, he has established himself overtime in the entertainment world thanks to his managerial and relational skills.


During the first years of his career, he has collaborated with world-class artists of the lyric scene such as Marco Armiliato, Daniela Dessì, Fabio Armiliato, Marco Boemi, Carlo Colombara, Sonia
Ganassi, Marco Camastra, Fabio Previati, Daria Masiero, Elena Rossi, Carlos Almaguer among others,

 

and disengaging in major theaters in the world, such as the Staatsoper Theater in Vienna, the
Royal Opera House in London, the Grand Teatro del Liceu in Barcelona, the Teatro Real in Madrid, the Opernahus in Zurich, the Teatro alla Scala in Milan and many others, both in Italy and abroad.


In 2011 he participated as a columnist in the radio edition of "The fanatic of music", a musical
column dedicated to opera within the program  "Ridotto 

dell’opera"of RSI Radio Svizzera Italianaalso composing the musical piece that opens the program..

 

Always passionate about art and innovation, in 2013 he actively participated in the projects of the company "Reset Music" also linked to the musical and theatrical project "Stasera Decido " and charity events linked to the Italian Singers National Team.

 

In the same year, he began a collaboration for the "RealSound" record label of the Sound Producer Peter Ghirardini with whom in the following year he founded the artistic agency RealSound Management.In April 2018 he became Artistic Consultant of the State Opera of Varna in Bulgaria and founded a new agency called "Music Art New Imagine",created for the management of opera artists,international public relations, and Musical events, still managing some of the most important musical projects in the sector in recent years. Such projects include "The Four Italian Tenors" of which he is one of the founders, agent, and manager, "RecitaL CanTANGO" by the famous tenor Fabio Armiliato, 5 Italian Opera Stars, 4x4 - four seasons for four composer, and many others.

 

In 2020 he received the important award and title of "Knight of the Order of San Jean de Jerusalem " of Malta with a ceremony that took place on October 24th in La Valletta for the following motivation: "For the strong managerial skills demonstrated over the years both in the artistic fieldand in personal and human relationships at an international level".