(Vladimir Horowitz Edition)

29th of April to 2nd of May, 2023

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Elmar Gasanov, president of the pre-selection jury

Elmar Gasanov was born in Sevastopol. In 1990 he began playing the piano with Tatyana Kim at the Music School No.1. After studying for eleven years there he continued his education in the Musical College under the Moscow State Conservatory and the Moscow State Conservatory, where he studied under renowned Russian musician and teacher Professor Ludmila Roshina.


 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.

Sergey Kuznetsov, pre-selection jury

Sergey Kuznetsov

Sergey Kuznetsov was born in 1978 to a musicians’ family. He received his first lesson at the age of four, and until 1996, he had studied music at Moscow Gnessin School of Music, in Valentina Aristova’s class. From 1996 to 2001, Sergey Kuznetsov was a student in Moscow Conservatory at Prof. Mikhail Voskressensky’s class, graduating from it with distinction.

Eser Bilgeman Sakir, pre-selection jury

Born in Istanbul, the pianist began her studies with Rana Erksan when she was five years old. In 1977, she became a student of Prof. Meral Yapali at the then Istanbul Municipal Conservatory- now University of Istanbul State Conservatory. Eser Bilgeman Sakir, who is also an alumni of the Private Istanbul German High School, has completed her Bachelors, Masters and Doctoral degrees with Honours at the University of Istanbul National Conservatory.

Adrienne Hauser, pre-selection jury

As a soloist, Adrienne Hauser has been lauded by the international press for her “total mastery over her material” (Indian Express, Madras), also for her “fascinating Tchaikovski interpretation” (Új Magyarország, Budapest) and for the “perfect harmony of the fingers...” as well as for “her tone which is affirmed by singular personality” (Tribune de Geneve).

Claudio Carbó, pre-selection jury

Born in Beniarjó (Valencia), began his musical training at the age of six, with his father. Later he studied with Carmen Pérez Blanquer and Fernando Puchol at the Conservatorio Superior de Música in Valencia and Madrid, obtaining the highest qualifications as well as the Honor Slate Degree and Career Awards.

Anna Saradjian, pre-selection jury

Anna Saradjian, gañadora de moitos premios e concursos internacionais, entre os que se atopa unha medalla de ouro de 1992 "Concurso nacional" Amadeus e Premio Bach do Concurso Internacional Ettlingen, naceu nunha familia de músicos. Recibiu as súas primeiras leccións do seu falecido avó, o pianista e compositor Gyorgy Saradjev, que tamén foi un dos fundadores da Escola de Piano Armenia e despois continuou os seus estudos co seu pai, o profe Sergei Saradjian.

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