The grand finale of the XI International Piano Competition in Campillos will feature the presence of the Provincial Symphony Orchestra of Malaga
The Town Hall of Campillos, through its Department of Culture and Education, has launched the ‘XI International Piano Competition Campillos.’ This event will be held in the auditorium of the I. E. S. ‘Camilo José Cela’ from 6 to 10 December 2017 and pianists of any nationality and without limitation of age. Participation will not be allowed to the winners of the First Prize of the previous editions and to official or private students of the members of the jury at present or with an antecedence of up to two years. The main novelty of this edition will be the presence in the grand final of the contest of the Provincial Symphonic Orchestra of Malaga, which will increase the depth and prestige of this already consolidated piano competition.
For this reason, this year only three contestants will enter the final and each of them will perform a concert for piano and orchestra among those selected by the organization of the contest.
‘One more year we maintain our intention to continue incorporating improvements and making this important international piano competition an event of higher pianistic and musical level.
The presence of the orchestra in the final will give it a greater relevance and elevates it to the height of competitions that enjoy an international prestige that is well recognized ‘, explains the Councilor for Culture, María Isabel Domínguez.
The competition will consist of a pre-selection, a first phase, a semifinal and a final test, the last three of a public nature. The registration deadline for the competition will remain open until October 20. For pre-selection, each contestant must send a link to a video recording on YouTube with a performance of their own. During the first phase, which will reach a maximum of