International music competition for soloists and chamber music groups under the age of 36 (for ensembles is considered the average age).
Soloists and chamber music groups partecipate in the competition in a single category.
The competition consists of Preliminary Round, Semifinal Round A, Semifinal Round B and Final Round. All candidates selected during the Preliminary Round are required to play in both of the Semifinal Rounds (Semifinal Round A and Semifinal Round B).
The Preliminary Round consists of a professional or amateur video, with a free choice of musical program. The video can contain one single piece or a playlist of different pieces, also recorded at different times, lasting no more than 20 min, in case of longer duration, the Jury will listen exactly to the first 20 minutes of the video. The selected candidates will be required to play in both of the Semifinal Rounds.
The Semifinal Rounds and Final Round take place in the Auditori Claror, Centre Cultural i de Congresos Lauredià, Sant Julià de Lòria, Principat d’Andorra.
During the Semifinal Rounds, the Jury will be divided into two groups to hear the candidates perform the entire musical repertoire proposed in the competition.
The candidates will play on two different occasions, in different halls:
– Semifinal Round A: a free program lasting no more than 20 minutes The repertoire must be different from the Preliminary Round and from the Semifinal Round B.
– Semifinal Round B: a free program lasting no more than 20 minutes. The repertoire must be different from the Preliminary Round and from the Semifinal Round A.
For the Final Round, the Jury will be reunited and will listen to a maximum of 6 candidates between soloists and chamber groups admitted to the Final Round.
Final Round: a repertoire lasting no more than 30 minutes freely selected by the candidates among all the pieces performed in the previous rounds (Preliminary Round and both Semifinal Rounds).
Cash prizes worth € 7000 and prestigious international debuts in Andorra, France, Italy, Spain.
The Principat d’Andorra is just two hours from Barcelona or Tolouse.
Application Deadline 31 July 2022.
For more information visit: www.gpmlauredia.com