It's being promoted by NED Ensemble:-
"Announcement for the International Composition Competition “Monodramma” promoted by Ned Ensemble and the City of Desenzano del Garda, in collaboration with Edizioni Suvini Zerboni in Milano and Verona Accademia per l'Opera Italiana.
- M° Azio Corghi (President) (Italy)
- M° Carlos Roqué Alsina (France)
- M° Andrea Mannucci (Italy)
- M° Riccardo Piacentini (Italy)
We invite composers to participate [...] for young composers who are still studying composition, it could be a good opportunity to work, according their own style, on a chamber opera, melologo, poetic composition and all the means of expressions possessing a high poetic value."
Deadline for applications is September 30, 2013. More details here ... "