This bi-annual competition started in 2014 and it’s interspersed with the Viseu International Guitar Competition. Together they bring attention to this small but culturally rich city of Portugal by hosting world class participants and award the best of the best.
A freely chosen program of 15 to 20 minutes, which must include one Chopin Etude (op.10 or op.25) and one Bach Prelude and Fugue (Well Tempered Clavier).
A freely chosen program of 40 minutes, including one Classical Sonata (Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven) and a work composed after the year 1900 (20th and 21st centuries). The remaining time can be fulfilled with works from any period.
A freely chosen program of 30 to 35 minutes.
A copy of any unpublished piece must be sent to the committee by the 15th of April 2019.
Works performed in the previous rounds may not be repeated
1st prize – 8.000€
A concert at the 13th Viseu Spring Music Festival.
A concert in Paris, at Salle Cortot, for Animato Society.
Other concerts to be announced.