IV INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION "CITY OF VIGO"

(Nelson Freire Edition)

  • INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION
    "CITY OF VIGO"

2020

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, PRE-SELECTION JURY

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.

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, had studied music atMoscow Gnessin School of Music, in Valentina Aristova’s class. From 1996 and until 2001, Sergey Kuznetsov had been a student in Moscow Conservatory at Prof. Mikhail V oskressensky’sclass, 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 “total mastery over her material” (Indian Express, Madras) such as her “fascinating Tchaikovski interpretation” (Új Magyarország, Budapest) and for the “perfect harmony of the fingers...” and 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, prize-winner of many international awards and competitions, amongst which is a Gold medal from 1992 “Amadeus” National Competition and Bach Prize from Ettlingen International Competition, was born into a family of musicians.  She received her first lessons from her late grandfather, pianist and composer Gyorgy Saradjev, who was also one of the founders of the Armenian piano school, and after continued her studies with her father, Prof. 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
info@vigopianocompetition.com