IV INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION "CITY OF VIGO"

(Nelson Freire Edition)

  • INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION
    "CITY OF VIGO"

2019

Nádia Vicente, head of organization

Nádia Vicente was born in Camacan, Bahia, Brazil.
Graduated in Biology from the State University of Santa Cruz - UESC, Bahia.
As a musician, he was part of the Symphony Orchestra of Bahia as violinist and violist.
Besides, she is student of International Relations and nowdays develops activities in the Association of Classical Music of Galicia in the area of institutional relations, administrative activities and events such as the International Piano Competition "City of Vigo".

Graciela Galdo, Assistant

Graciela Galdo Vigo was born in Ferrol, at the age of 8 she began her studies in piano and musical language at the Ferrol Conservatory, continuing her studies at the Santiago Compostela Conservatory where she obtained the Superior Degree in Piano and the Higher Degree in Chamber Music. with the highest grades. He has performed recitals and received numerous awards among which are the first prize in the Cidade de Ferrol Piano Competition and made piano courses with prestigious pianists such as Manuel Carra, Cecilio Tieles, Marina Samaghian, Angel Casado among many others.

Dilara Vardar, assistant

Born on July 27, 1996 in Turkey. In high school she started to study in Istanbul University State Conservatory when she finished she started to study with Pablo Galdo in Conservatorio Superior de la Musica de Vigo in Spain (2014-….). She attended masterclasses of  Professor Sthephen Kovacevich on 20

Betty Cortiñas Lorenzo, Assistant

Betty Cortiñas Lorenzo (Mos) started to play the piano at the age of 9 and from 2011 until 2016 she studied at the Professional Conservatory of Vigo. During these years, Betty joined the Conservatory ́s Senior Orchestra as soloist and became interested in composition. Among the pieces composed during this time, one was awarded in a contest that made Betty expeditionary in Ruta Quetzal 2016.

Alcino Oliveira Godinho, assistant

Alcino Oliveira Godinho, Rio de Janeiro, 1984, returns to Galicia, his father's land in 2009. At age 4 he began studying piano at the Jardim Guanabara Conservatory and Elly Gerbassi Conservatory in RJ where he received the training in Classical Piano, Theory Musical, International History of Music, Classical Harmony, Popular Electronic Organ, Brazilian Folklore and Choral Singing. There he has worked in musical projects and in music teaching in public schools and privately. Currently participates in sacred music projects in some churches of Vigo and Region.

Rubén Cruz Carrera, head of social networks

Born in Vigo, Degree in Economics from University of Vigo, and MBA from the IESIDE Business School. His professional career has been linked to the world of consulting for more than 12 years. He is creative by vocation and passionate about the audiovisual world, he has produced numerous short films and promotional videos, working as director and screenwriter. He also works as advisor in digital marketing and social media management. In 2018 he joined the team of the Classical Music Association of Galicia, collaborating in the creation of audiovisual content.

Saúl Chapela, composer and sound technician

Galician composer and pianist, born in Moaña in 1988. He is trained at Superior Conservatory of Music of Vigo, where he studies among others with Nicasio Gradaille, Pablo Galdo, Carlos Cambeiro and Juan Eiras. Then, he obtains a master in composition at University of Music and Performing Arts Munich with Jan Müller-Wieland and Hans-Jürgen von Bose.

Carlos Javier, Presenter

He was born in Palencia. He began his piano studies at the Amadeus Academy and the Municipal School of Vigo. In 2002, he continues at the professional music Conservatory of Vigo, finishing with the Professional Degree award.

Damián Cazeneuve, Assistant

He was born in Neuquén. He began studying guitar with maestro Hugo Berbel at the age of 10. He studied higher education in Buenos Aires, and under the direction of Graciela Pomponio graduated from the National Conservatory with honour medal. He has performed concerts in Argentina, Brazil, Mexico, Uruguay, Portugal, Italy, Spain, France, Slovenia, Liechtenstein, Germany and Austria.

Pablo Teijeiro Galdo, Assistant

Pablo Teijeiro began his cello studies at the age of 8 at the Xan Viañode Ferrol Conservatory, with professor Pablo Ponga, with whom he is currently studying the 6th year of the Professional Degree. Since he was 10 years old, he attends classes with elcellista of the Real Filarmonía de Galicia Thomas Piel. He has been a member of the Orquesta Infantil de la Sinfónica de Galicia and the Davis Youth Symphony of Utah.

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
info@vigopianocompetition.com