(Vladimir Horowitz Edition)

29th of April to 2nd of May, 2023

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Pablo Galdo, artistic director and pre-selection jury

The pianist and founder of the international piano competition "Ciudad de Vigo", has piano training in Spain, Hungary, Austria and Russia, and has offered concerts in more than 35 countries, also performing with renowned musicians. He has offered master classes in renowned institutions around the world.

Natalia Trull, pre-selection jury

Natalia Trull is a laureate of the following international competitions: in Belgrade (Yugoslavia, 1983, the 1st Prize), International Tchaikovsky Competition (Moscow, 1986, the 2nd Prize), Monte Carlo International Competition (Monaco, 1993, Grand Prix) 
She was born in Leningrad. In 1963-1974 she studied at the Special Secondary Music School of Leningrad Conservatory (the class of teacher T. Rumshevich). 

Imre Rohmann, pre-selection jury

He was born in Budapest (Hungary) in 1953. He started playing the piano at the age of four. He studied piano and composition at the Bartók Conservatory and then piano and chamber music at the Liszt Academy in Budapest under the tutelage of Kornél Zemplèni, Ferenc Rados, György Kurtág, András Mihály and Albert Simon. In addition, he has participated in master classes by Jörg Demus.

Elmar Gasanov, pre-selection jury

Elmar Gasanov was born in Sevastopol. In 1990 he began playing the piano with Tatyana Kim at the Music Sch

Constantin Sandu, pre-selection jury

The performing art of Constantin Sandu has developed under the influence of his Romanian masters – Sonia Ratescu, Constantin Nituand, later on, Constantin Ionescu-Vovuat the "Ciprian Porumbescu" Higher Music Conservatory of Bucharest – and of other outstanding individualities such as SequeiraCosta, Dimitri Bashkirov, Helena Sá e Costa and Tânia Achot.

Jitka Fowler Frankova, pre-selection jury

Mrs. Jitka Fowler Frankova is a Czech pianist and piano teacher currentlylivingin Prague. She is a graduate of theUniversity of Music in Graz,AustriawithMaster's Degrees in Teaching and Concert Performance as well asofRice University, Houston, TX, USAwith aMaster's Degree and a Doctoral Degreein Music.

Igor Petrin, pre-selection jury

The artistry of Igor Petrin has thrilled audiences and inspired students the world over. A native of Siberia with its endless forests, rivers and lakes, Igor Petrin has inherited and personified two of the richest and most noble artistic traditions of the world: the Russian piano school of Heinrich Neuhaus, whose last student V.Kastelski was I.Petrin's teacher at the Moscow Conser

Efraín González, pre-selection jury

This magnificent duo of virtuous pianists has stood out for the majesty and refinement of their performances in both one and two pianos, as well as a perfect mastery of the technique that electrifies and captivates the audience from the first moment on stage.


Gökhan Aybulus was born in Eskisehir, Turkey. He began his musical education at the National Conservatory of the University of Anatolia with Professor Zohrab Adıgozelzade. In the year 2000, he was accepted into Professor Naum Shtarkman's class at the Moscow National Conservatory.
He finished his university and postgraduate education with Professor Naum Shtarkman and then finished his PhD with Professor Sergei Dorensky.

International Piano Competition "City of Vigo"

The Galician Classical Music Association (AMCG) organizes the I International Piano Competition "City of Vigo".

Take place in:

Rúa de Manuel Olivié, 23, 36203 Vigo, Pontevedra

+34 651 109 095