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3rd International Classical Guitar Competition (April/May 2024)

 

The competition is open for all guitarists born in 1992 and younger.

 

First round 

Thursday, 18th April and Friday, 19th April 2024 – online in video form.

The first round program should include between 12 and 15 minutes of music featuring at least two different styles/periods of the competitor’s choice.

The competition is public and the first round can be watched on our YouTube Channel.

Second/semi-final round

Friday, 10th May 2024 – live in the Salle Polyvalente of the “Conservatoire de la Ville de Luxembourg”.

The second round program should include up to 18 minutes of music featuring at least two different styles/periods of the competitor’s choice and including at least one movement from one of the sonatas listed here.

Final round 

Sunday, 12th May 2024 – live in the Auditorium of the “Conservatoire de la Ville de Luxembourg”.

The final round program should include up to 20 minutes of music featuring at least two different styles/periods of the competitor’s choice and including at least two movements from one of the sonatas listed here.

 

Awards

1st prize: 3500€ (Award of the Ville de Luxembourg)

2nd prize: 2000€ (Award of the Ministry of Culture Luxembourg)

3rd prize: 1200€ (Award of the Conservatoire de la Ville de Luxembourg)

4th prize: 700€ (Award of the Festival de guitare de Luxembourg)

Audience award: 400€ (Sponsored by the Conservatoire de la Ville de Luxembourg)

 

Extra prizes:

  1. All finalists get a one-year subscription to the “Spanish Guitar Academy” with Jose Maria Gallardo del Rey, string sets and a gift, all provided by Savarez

  2. All finalists get strings sets provided by Knobloch

  3. All semi-finalists get free accommodation in Luxembourg from Thursday 9th to Saturday 11th May 2024

Registration fee

The registration fee for the competition is €80

Registration deadline

Sunday, 24th March 2024 at 23.59 CET

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