Rules

Centro Cultural de San Carlos presents

XXIII IBIZA INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION 2019

H.R.H. Princess Irene of Greece, President of Honour

The Competition will take place from 3rd to 8th September, 2019 at the Centro Cultural de San Carlos, Ibiza, Spain. All participants will present there on Tuesday, 3rd September at 17’00 hours (5 p.m.) for the presentation.

Participants

All pianists can participate in the competition, without limitations of nationality or residence, born after the 1st January 1989, inclusive. Young pianists will be the ones born after the 1st January 2003, inclusive.

Required program

Pianists (45 minutes maximum time):

  • Prelude and fugue by Johann Sebastian Bach.
  • One sonata of free election.
  • One work of free election

 

Young pianists (35 minutes maximum time):

  • Prelude and fugue or invention to 3 voices or to 2 voices by Johann Sebastian Bach.
  • One sonata or sonatina of free election.
  • One work of free election

 

Inscription

The participants must complete the online application form before the 5th July 2019

You must attach next items:

  1. Passport Copy
  2. Payment receipt of inscription rights
  3. Passport photography or Artistic photography (only face. Photo archive JPG, JPEG, PNG, TIFF)
  4. A recommendation letter signed on 2019
  5. Short curriculum vitae (maximum 1 page)

 

Awards

Pianists

  • First prize : 4.000 €
    Concert at the XXIV Ibiza International Music Festival 2021
    Member of the jury at the XXIV Ibiza International Piano Competition 2021
  • Second prize: 2.000 €
  • Third prize: 1.000 €

 

Young pianists

  • First prize : 1.000 €
    Concert at the XXIV Ibiza International Music Festival 2021
    Member of the jury at the XXIV Ibiza International Piano Competition 2021
  • Second prize: 600 €
  • Third prize: 400 €

 

Special Prizes of the Competition

  • Special Prize to the best performer of Johann Sebastian Bach 500 €
    Sponsored by Las Dalias
  • Special Prize to the best perfomer of a sonata 500 €
    Sponsored by Bar Anita – Ca N’Anneta
  • Special Prize to the best performer of a Romantic work 500 €
    Sponsored by Construcciones Juan Tercero
  • Special Prize to the best performer of a Contemporary work 500 €
    Sponsored by Angels and Jaime F. de Dios
  • Special Prize to the best performer of a woman composer work 500 €
    Sponsored by Restaurante Peralta
  • Special Prize to the best performer of a Spanish work
    Weekend for two people at Hotel Aguas de Ibiza (2 nights accommodation, all included and thermal circuit) Sponsored by Hotel Aguas de Ibiza
  • Concert at Imperia, Italy (2020). Sponsored by “Amici della lirica de Imperia” Association
  • Concert for a Young pianist at the Patron Saint’s Festival in November 2019 (San Carlos, Ibiza). Sponsored by the San Carlos Neighborhood Association “La Unión”.
  • Special prize for the best potential talent (pianist)
    Week accommodation for 5 people in Denia (Alicante, Spain)
    Sponsored by Gala “Musical Dreams”
  • Special prize for the best potential talent (young pianist)
    Week accommodation for 5 people in Denia (Alicante, Spain)
    Sponsored by Gala “Musical Dreams”.

 

The prizes will be indivisibles and will be taxed according to the current legislation. The prize-giving party will happen on Sunday 8th September 2019, at 20’00 hours (8pm). All participants will receive a diploma of participation and the won prize, renouncing to the prize in case of no present oneself.

 

Registration Fee

324 euros. Young pianists and pianists living in Ibiza do not pay any fee. The inscription is free.

Includes:

  • Hotel accommodation at Beach Es Canar (from 3th to 8th September, both inclusive), on an all inclusive basis (with breakfast, lunch and dinner free buffet, drinks included). Accompaniers for young pianists will pay the same amount (accompanists of pianists are NOT accepted).
  • Daily transfer with the Competition official bus between hotel and Centro Cultural de San Carlos and vice versa.
  • Study pianos.
  • Secretarial expenses and tuition.
  • Commemorative XXIV Competition book – playbill.
  • Diploma of participation.

 

This amount, in any case will not be refunded, will be paid to Centro Cultural de San Carlos at:

 

Banco Sabadell

SWIFT CODE / BIC CODE: BSABESBBXXX
IBAN CODE: ES45 Number account: 0081 1405 48 0001026805
Address: Calle San Jaime, 75, 07840 Santa Eulària des Riu. Ibiza. Spain

 

 

Jury

Members from around the world will be invited based on their accomplishments in the field of music and practise music. Past jurors have included Julian von Karòlyi (Hungary), Georges Hadjinikos (Greece), Peter Donohoe (United Kingdom), Joaquín Soriano (Spain), Aquiles delle Vigne (Belgium), Antonio Baciero (Spain), Ilan Rogoff (Israel), Perfecto García Chornet (Spain), Lukas David (Austria), Mary Wu (China), Erling Dahl (Norway), Tomislav Nedelkovic-Baynov (Bulgary), Tatiana Franova (Slovak Republic), Thomas Hecht (United States), Maximino Zumalave (Spain)…

 

Bases

Inscription will imply the acceptation of these bases. Organization and jury decisions will be final.

 

Biennial

Next XXIV Ibiza International Piano Competition will take place on September 2021.

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