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Festival de guitare de Luxembourg
1er Concours International de Guitare Classique (Septembre/Octobre 2022)

Le 1er Concours International de Guitare Classique dans le cadre du Festival de guitare de Luxembourg (FGL) est organisé par Luxguitares asbl en collaboration avec le Conservatoire de la Ville de Luxembourg.

 

1er tour

Dimanche, 25 septembre - En ligne sous format vidéo.

2e et dernier tour

Dimanche, 23 octobre – Concert des finalistes à l'Auditorium du Conservatoire de la Ville de Luxembourg.

Délai pour les inscriptions: Dimanche, 11 septembre

Regulations

  1. The competition is open for all classical guitarists with no age limit.

  2. The First round will take place online in video form on Sunday 25.9.2022. 

  3. The Final round (Finalists’ concert) will take place in the Auditorium of  the Conservatoire de la Ville de Luxembourg, 33, rue Charles Martel L-2134 Luxembourg, on Sunday 23.10.2022.

  4. The registration and the video for the First round must be submitted via www.guitarfestival.lu website not later than 11.9.2022. Any registrations and videos received after that time will not be considered. 

  5. The video must be in mp4 format, minimum resolution HD Ready 720p (1280 x 720px).

  6. The video must be unedited, in one stationary shot from the beginning to the end of the entire program (not stopping the camera between pieces). The competitor’s face and both hands must be in the frame and clearly seen. The upper body should occupy approximately 75% of the frame. The competitor should ensure adequate sound and lighting quality and make sure to film in a landscape mode. 

  7. At the beginning the video should include a verbal introduction of the candidate: Name, surname, country of origin and the purpose of the recording (“First round of the International Classical Guitar Competition at Luxembourg Guitar Festival”).

  8. The First round program should include up to 15 minutes of music featuring at least two different style periods of the competitor’s choice.

  9. The Final round program should include up to 20 minutes of music featuring at least two different style periods of the competitor’s choice. 

  10. Competitors cannot perform the same composition in both rounds of the competition.

  11. Competitors must perform the compositions by heart.

  12. The order of candidates for the competition in both rounds will be determined by alphabetical order.

  13. Registration fee for the competition is €70. The fee is nonrefundable.

  14. Information for the fee payment: 

    Recipient: LuxGuitares asbl 

    Payment description: Name and Surname of the competitor 

    IBAN: LU20 0019 6255 1758 5000 

    SWIFT: BCEELULL 

  15. Candidates who, after 3 days, have not received a reply to their application, please contact us at contact@guitarfestival.lu

  16. A maximum of four [addendum: a maximum of five] best ranked competitors from the First round will go to the Final round. An official announcement of the finalists will be made on Monday 26.9.2022. and will be posted on the LGF social networks and website. 

  17. The prize winners will be announced directly after the Finalists’ concert in the Auditorium of the Conservatoire de la Ville de Luxembourg on Sunday 23.10.2022. and on the festival’s website and social networks.

  18. The decisions of the jury are final and subject to no right of appeal.

  19. The cash prize after the Final round will be transferred to the competitor’s account.

  20. Addendum: The candidates agree to be interviewed, photographed and recorded throughout the competition. The images and performances of the candidates, as well as their name and surname may be used by the Organizer without prior authorization and without any financial compensation, in particular on the website www.guitarfestival.lu or on the social networks of the Luxembourg Guitar Festival (LGF). Candidates grant the LGF the right to record, fix, reproduce or have their performances reproduced on any medium whatsoever, and to broadcast them by any means, whether by television or radio, including by internet, cable, terrestrial or other means, live or deferred, in Luxembourg or abroad.

 

Prizes

  • 1st prize: 2500 €

  • 2nd prize: 1500 €

  • 3rd prize: 800 €

  • 4th prize: 400 €

  • 5th prize: 400 €