INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION
FOR SOLOISTS AND CHAMBER GROUPS

EDITION 2022 - 2023


INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION FOR SOLOISTS AND CHAMBER GROUPS

EDITION 2022 - 2023

Due to circumstances beyond our control, we are forced to postpone the dates of the competition.

We are working to make the new edition of the Gran Premi Musical Lauredià even more beautiful and interesting.

NEW APPLICATION DEADLINE:  by 11th November 2022

The results of the Preliminary Round will be sent by 1st December 2022. 

The Semifinal and Final Round of this edition will be held in presence

FROM JANUARY 17th TO JANUARY 21st 2023.

Soloists and Chamber Music Groups compete in one single category

Preliminary Round Online

Video between 10 and 20 minutes

Free repertoire

Semifinal Rounds in Presence

CANDIDATES MUST PERFORM IN BOTH SEMIFINAL ROUNDS:

First Semifinal Round 

Minimum of 20, 

maximum of 25 minutes

Free repertoire

Second Semifinal Round 

Minimum of 20, maximum of 25 minutes

Free repertoire, but different from the First Semifinal Round repertoire 

Final Round in form of a public concert

Minimum of 25 minutes, maximum of 30 minutes 

Repertoire must be chosen FROM PIECES ALREADY PERFORMED in the previous rounds (Preliminary Round, First and Second Semifinal Rounds)

Due to circumstances beyond our control, we are forced to postpone the dates of the competition.

We are working to make the new edition even more beautiful and interesting.

NEW APPLICATION DEADLINE:  11th November 2022

 The results of the Preliminary Round will be sent by 1st December 2022. 

The Semifinal and Final Round of this edition will be held in presence

FROM JANUARY 17th TO JANUARY 21st 2023.

Soloists and Chamber Music Groups compete in one single category

Preliminary Round Online

Video between 10 and 20 minutes

Free repertoire

Semifinal Rounds in Presence

CANDIDATES MUST PERFORM IN BOTH SEMIFINAL ROUNDS:

First Semifinal Round 

Minimum of 20, maximum of 25 minutes

Free repertoire

Second Semifinal Round 

Minimum of 20, maximum of 25 minutes

Free repertoire, but different from the First Semifinal Round repertoire 

Final Round in form of a public concert

Minimum of 25 minutes, maximum of 30 minutes 

Repertoire must be chosen FROM PIECES ALREADY PERFORMED in the previous rounds 

(Preliminary Round, First and Second Semifinal Rounds)


Cash Prize up to € 8000.00 and Debuts in Renowned International Concert Seasons!

The Principat d'Andorra is an independent state. For NON-EU citizens is required a valid passport. EU citizens need a valid identity card or a valid passport.

  • The competition is open to musicians from all countries who have not reached the age of 36 on the date of registration; for ensembles it is
    considered the average age of the members.

 

  • Candidates can participate will all kinds of musical instruments. Dueto logistics, organ and two pianos cannot take part in this edition of the competition.

 

  • The Organization provides for the pianos, but does not provide for any other musical instrument.

 

  • It is possible to apply more than once in the same edition, provided the application is made with different musical formations (e. g. soloist, soloist with accompaniment, duo, trio… )
  • Soloists, accompanied soloists, piano four-hands, and all chamber music ensembles compete in one category.

 

  • Each candidate is free to choose the repertoire, for solo instrument, with or without piano accompaniment, and for chamber music.

 

  • The competition does not provide the piano accompanist. The accompanying pianist must provide their details and register for the competition together with the soloist.

 

  • Winners must perform in the prize concerts in the same awarded musical ensemble.

 

  • Performance by heart is not required.

 

  • The competition does not provide for a page-turner, for which candidates must provide for themselves (iPads and Tablets are allowed).

 

  • In all rounds of the competition it is allowed to perform one or several pieces chosen from a free musical repertoire, including single movements or excerpts from major works.

 

  • Transcriptions and arrangements are allowed.

 

  • Competitors must present the requested personal information and to be up to date with the payment of the registration fees. The lack of those may at any time invalidate the participation in the competition, and, subsequently, the prize.

 

  • Competitors renounce without objection their rights to recordings and pictures made during the competition and the assigned concerts.

 

  • In case of unexpected events, the management reserves the right to postpone or cancel the competition. In case of competition cancellation, the registration fees will be refunded.

NEW DEADLINE: Application by 11th November 2022

Candidates must complete the application-form, available on the website www.gpmlauredia.com by clicking on the APPLY icon.

Here candidates will be asked for:

  • the personal data of each musician. Non-EU citizens are required to add more information about their travel route;
  • a copy of a valid identity document for each performer;
  • a brief resume/curriculum vitae (for the ensemble preferably as a group);
  • an artistic picture (for the ensemble preferably as a group);
  • the musical program for all rounds, including Preliminary Round. (The program for Semifinal Rounds and Final Round can be modified by January 1st 2023).
  • The link of the performance uploaded on YouTube as unlisted. The video (or playlist) must contain a freely chosen musical program lasting between 10 and 20 minutes (in case of longer videos the Jury will listen to the first 20 minutes of the videos exact submitted order). Professional or amateur video quality are allowed. It can contain one or more works, including single movements or pieces extracted from larger works, also recorded in different occasions;
  • The receipt of the registration fee of €35.00 for each musician (ensembles are asked to send all of the fees in a single operation) to be paid to:

IBAN: IT62O0503411702000000005262

SWIFT: BAPPIT21002

ACCOUNT HOLDER: STEINWAY SOCIETY

AT: BANCO BPM S.P.A. (05034)

BANK BRANCH: VERONA AG. 1

ADDRESS: Corso Porta Nuova, 4 – 37122 Verona, Italia

OBJECT OF PAYMENT: SURNAME NAME of the candidate sending the fee

Bank commissions are paid by the competitors. Incomplete amounts are not accepted.

In case of the candidate withdrawal, the registration fee is non-refundable.

  • The results of the Preliminary Round will be sent by 1st December 2022.

 

  • A maximum of 50 candidates will be selected between soloists and chamber groups.

 

  • Our communications will arrive directly and exclusively to the e-mail address indicated in the application-form.

 

  • Only the names of the candidates admitted to the Semifinal Rounds will be published on the website.

CANDIDATES MUST PERFORM IN BOTH SEMIFINAL ROUNDS

First Semifinal Round

Minimum of 20, maximum of 25 minutes

Free repertoire

Second Semifinal Round

Minimum of 20, maximum of 25 minutes

Free repertoire, different from the First Semifinal Round repertoire

In both Semifinal Rounds it is possible to perform one or more pieces; single movements and extracts from larger composition can be played, too.

Final Round in for of a public concert

Minimum of 25 minutes, maximum of 30 minutes

Repertoire must be chosen FROM PIECES ALREADY PERFORMED in the previous rounds (Preliminary Round, Semifinal Rounds)

For the Final Round, the Jury will listen to a maximum of 6 candidates between soloists and chamber groups admitted to the Final Round.

The Final Round will be recorded by video and streamed on YouTube, therefore concert attire is required.

The candidate who has obtained the unanimity of the jury’s preferences will be awarded with:

PRIMER GRAN PREMI

which consists of 4 concerts for an economic value of € 5000.00.

Candidates will be given € 1000.00 during the Award Ceremony; they will receive other € 4000.00 on the occasion of the concert-prizes.

 

If the PRIMER GRAN PREMI cannot be assigned because of the lack of unanimity of the jury’s preferences, the winner who has obtained the majority of the jury’s preferences will be awarded with:

FIRST PRIZE

which consists of 2 concerts for an economic value of € 3000.00.

During the Award Ceremony, candidates will be given € 1000.00 and they will receive other € 2000.00 on the occasion of the different concert-prizes.

 

SECOND PRIZE

Candidates, who obtain the second highest number of Jury preferences,

win the Second Prize with an economic value of € 2000.00.

 

THIRD PRIZE

Candidates, who obtain the third highest number of Jury preferences, win the Third Prize with an economic value of € 1000.00.

 

  • The Artistic Direction reserves the right to assign ex aequo prizes or not to assign the prizes, to divide or modify the economic value of the prizes.

 

  • At its sole discretion, the Artistic Direction may also award prize concerts to second or third prize winners.

 

  • The most outstanding candidates suggested by the jury may be recommended to international concert seasons and management agencies to promote their concert activity and career.

 

  • If a prize will be awarded to a candidate registered as SOLOIST WITH ACCOMPANIMENT, the cash prize will be handed over in full to the soloist candidate (who may share it with the accompanying musician, according to personal agreement).

 

  • By accepting the prize, winners guarantee to take on the concerts: failure to hold the concert will result in the loss of the remaining part of the prize money and the prize concerts can be assigned to other winners.

 

  • At the prize concerts, winners undertake to perform the musical repertoire, for which they were awarded in the competition, unless otherwise agreed with the Artistic Direction. of the competition.

 

  • The musicians performing in the concert-prizes must be the same as those who were awarded by the jury. This also applies to the accompanying pianist. Any changes must be communicated promptly and authorized by the Artistic Director.

 

  • The cash prize includes travel expenses: the organization does not cover the travel expenses for the concert prizes.
  • The Jury is made up of renewed concert musicians, teachers and musicologists.

 

  • The Jury reserves the right to not award the Prizes if it deems the candidates not deserving.

 

  • The decisions of the Jury are final.

 

  • It is forbidden to communicate with the members of the Jury until the end of the competition.

Download the RULES PDF

Download the Rules here!

Click here to download
Download PDF

Cash Prize up to € 8000.00 and debuts in renowned international concert seasons!

The Principat d’Andorra is an independent state. 

For NON-EU citizens is required a valid passport.

EU citizens need a valid identity card or a valid passport.

Download the RULES PDF

Download the Rules here!

Click here to download
Download PDF
  • The competition is open to musicians from all countries who have not reached the age of 36 on the date of registration; for ensembles it is
    considered the average age of the members.

 

  • Candidates can participate will all kinds of musical instruments. Dueto logistics, organ and two pianos cannot take part in this edition of the competition.

 

  • The Organization provides for the pianos, but does not provide for any other musical instrument.

 

  • It is possible to apply more than once in the same edition, provided the application is made with different musical formations (e. g. soloist, soloist with accompaniment, duo, trio… )
  • Soloists, accompanied soloists, piano four-hands, and all chamber music ensembles compete in one category.

 

  • Each candidate is free to choose the repertoire, for solo instrument, with or without piano accompaniment, and for chamber music.

 

  • The competition does not provide the piano accompanist. The accompanying pianist must provide their details and register for the competition together with the soloist.

 

  • Winners must perform in the prize concerts in the same awarded musical ensemble.

 

  • Performance by heart is not required.

 

  • The competition does not provide for a page-turner, for which candidates must provide for themselves (iPads and Tablets are allowed).

 

  • In all rounds of the competition it is allowed to perform one or several pieces chosen from a free musical repertoire, including single movements or excerpts from major works.

 

  • Transcriptions and arrangements are allowed.

 

  • Competitors must present the requested personal information and to be up to date with the payment of the registration fees. The lack of those may at any time invalidate the participation in the competition, and, subsequently, the prize.

 

  • Competitors renounce without objection their rights to recordings and pictures made during the competition and the assigned concerts.

 

  • In case of unexpected events, the management reserves the right to postpone or cancel the competition. In case of competition cancellation, the registration fees will be refunded.

 

NEW DEADLINE: Application by 11th November 2022

Candidates must complete the application-form, available on the website www.gpmlauredia.com by clicking on the APPLY icon.

Here candidates will be asked for:

  • the personal data of each musician. Non-EU citizens are required to add more information about their travel route;
  • a copy of a valid identity document for each performer;
  • a brief resume/curriculum vitae (for the ensemble preferably as a group);
  • an artistic picture (for the ensemble preferably as a group);
  • the musical program for all rounds, including Preliminary Round. (The program for Semifinal Rounds and Final Round can be modified by January 1st 2023).
  • The link of the performance uploaded on YouTube as unlisted. The video (or playlist) must contain a freely chosen musical program lasting between 10 and 20 minutes (in case of longer videos the Jury will listen to the first 20 minutes of the videos exact submitted order). Professional or amateur video quality are allowed. It can contain one or more works, including single movements or pieces extracted from larger works, also recorded in different occasions;
  • The receipt of the registration fee of €35.00 for each musician (ensembles are asked to send all of the fees in a single operation) to be paid to:

IBAN: IT62O0503411702000000005262

SWIFT: BAPPIT21002

ACCOUNT HOLDER: STEINWAY SOCIETY

AT: BANCO BPM S.P.A. (05034)

BANK BRANCH: VERONA AG. 1

ADDRESS: Corso Porta Nuova, 4 – 37122 Verona, Italia

OBJECT OF PAYMENT: SURNAME NAME of the candidate sending the fee

Bank commissions are paid by the competitors. Incomplete amounts are not accepted.

In case of the candidate withdrawal, the registration fee is non-refundable.

  • The results of the Preliminary Round will be sent by 1st December 2022.

 

  • A maximum of 50 candidates will be selected between soloists and chamber groups.

 

  • Our communications will arrive directly and exclusively to the e-mail address indicated in the application-form.

 

  • Only the names of the candidates admitted to the Semifinal Rounds will be published on the website.

CANDIDATES MUST PERFORM IN BOTH SEMIFINAL ROUNDS

First Semifinal Round

Minimum of 20, maximum of 25 minutes

Free repertoire

Second Semifinal Round

Minimum of 20, maximum of 25 minutes

Free repertoire, different from the First Semifinal Round repertoire

In both Semifinal Rounds it is possible to perform one or more pieces; single movements and extracts from larger composition can be played, too.

Final Round in for of a public concert

Minimum of 25 minutes, maximum of 30 minutes

Repertoire must be chosen FROM PIECES ALREADY PERFORMED in the previous rounds (Preliminary Round, Semifinal Rounds)

For the Final Round, the Jury will listen to a maximum of 6 candidates between soloists and chamber groups admitted to the Final Round.

The Final Round will be recorded by video and streamed on YouTube, therefore concert attire is required.

The candidate who has obtained the unanimity of the jury’s preferences will be awarded with:

PRIMER GRAN PREMI

which consists of 4 concerts for an economic value of € 5000.00.

Candidates will be given € 1000.00 during the Award Ceremony; they will receive other € 4000.00 on the occasion of the concert-prizes.

 

If the PRIMER GRAN PREMI cannot be assigned because of the lack of unanimity of the jury’s preferences, the winner who has obtained the majority of the jury’s preferences will be awarded with:

FIRST PRIZE

which consists of 2 concerts for an economic value of € 3000.00.

During the Award Ceremony, candidates will be given € 1000.00 and they will receive other € 2000.00 on the occasion of the different concert-prizes.

 

SECOND PRIZE

Candidates, who obtain the second highest number of Jury preferences,

win the Second Prize with an economic value of € 2000.00.

 

THIRD PRIZE

Candidates, who obtain the third highest number of Jury preferences, win the Third Prize with an economic value of € 1000.00.

 

  • The Artistic Direction reserves the right to assign ex aequo prizes or not to assign the prizes, to divide or modify the economic value of the prizes.

 

  • At its sole discretion, the Artistic Direction may also award prize concerts to second or third prize winners.

 

  • The most outstanding candidates suggested by the jury may be recommended to international concert seasons and management agencies to promote their concert activity and career.

 

  • If a prize will be awarded to a candidate registered as SOLOIST WITH ACCOMPANIMENT, the cash prize will be handed over in full to the soloist candidate (who may share it with the accompanying musician, according to personal agreement).

 

  • By accepting the prize, winners guarantee to take on the concerts: failure to hold the concert will result in the loss of the remaining part of the prize money and the prize concerts can be assigned to other winners.

 

  • At the prize concerts, winners undertake to perform the musical repertoire, for which they were awarded in the competition, unless otherwise agreed with the Artistic Direction. of the competition.

 

  • The musicians performing in the concert-prizes must be the same as those who were awarded by the jury. This also applies to the accompanying pianist. Any changes must be communicated promptly and authorized by the Artistic Director.

 

  • The cash prize includes travel expenses: the organization does not cover the travel expenses for the concert prizes.
  • The Jury is made up of renewed concert musicians, teachers and musicologists.

 

  • The Jury reserves the right to not award the Prizes if it deems the candidates not deserving.

 

  • The decisions of the Jury are final.

 

  • It is forbidden to communicate with the members of the Jury until the end of the competition.

Jury Members

Concert - Collaborations 2021 - 2021

Gran Premi Musical Lauredia would like to thank the concert seasons and musical institutions that collaborated hosting the prize concerts of the 2021 Edition:

– Amici della Musica di Verona
– Festival Olmedo Musicos
– Humanium University
– Roero International Chamber Musica Festival
– Musical Innovators Barcelona
– Steinway Society Verona
– Trame Sonore Festival Internazionale di Musica da Camera di Mantova

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Gran Premi Musical Lauredia would like to thank the concert seasons and musical institutions that collaborated hosting the prize concerts of the 2021 Edition:

– Amici della Musica di Verona
– Festival Olmedo Músico
– Humanium University
– Roero International Chamber Musica Festival
– Musical Innovators Barcelona

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Travel to Andorra

  • The Principat d’Andorra can be easily reached from both Barcelona (Spain) and Toulouse (France).

https://www.andorrabybus.com/en

https://www.andorradirectbus.es/en

  • We remind you to bring the Passport to cross the border (for citizens of the European Union the Identity Card is also valid).

 

  • The Principat d’Andorra is a very safe place. The most widely spoken language is Catalan, but a large part of the population speaks French, Spanish and English. The currency used is the Euro.

 

  • Andorra is a low contagion country of Covid virus thanks to the strict security measures put in place and the collaboration of citizens and guests. Among these the obligatory use of the mask in public places. Nonetheless, to cross the border it is sufficient to have the same health certifications that allow you to travel by plane.

 

  • Candidates, who would want to travel with expensive instruments, are highly recommended to read the following link and fill in the required forms needed at the border: 

https://www.ccis.ad/quadern-ata/

We are excited to welcome you to the second edition of Gran Premi Musical Lauredià!

This international musical competition open to soloists and chamber groups is an innovative initiative that aims to offer all selected musicians the opportunity to express their musicality and artistic skills in two different occasions, each lasting about 20 minutes, before being selected for the Final Round.
In this way, we want to create a constructive competitive atmosphere where musicians have the opportunity to know each other and establish contacts in the modern context of the Auditori Claror in Sant Julià de Lòria, in the beautiful Pricipat d’Andorra.

Federico Gianello

Artistic director 


 

Renowned and esteemed piano concert player, between 1998 and 2004 Federico Gianello obtained first prizes at the international piano competitions J. Brahms of Klagenfurt, E. Grieg of Oslo, S. Stancic of Zagreb, Premi Principat de Andorra, Concurso Internacional de Piano Compositores d’Espana de Madrid, Giovanni Battista Viotti di Vercelli, City of Pinerolo, City of Marsala and Alfonso Rendano Award of Rome.

He collaborates as a guest artist with Orquestra Sinfonica de Madrid, Greiz Symphoniker, West Czech Symphony, JSO Weimar, Filarmonica HRTV of Zagreb, Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra of the Arena of Verona, I Virtuosi Italiani, GOG of Genoa, Chamber Orchestra of Padua and Veneto, and for chamber music with the violinists Noah Bendix-Balgley and Simone Bernardini (Berliner Philharmoniker), Glauco Bertagnin, the violists Ania Serova, Alfredo Zamarra, and with the Zagreb Quartet.

He has made radio and television recordings for RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana, Bayerische Rundfunk and Radio France.

He studied with Lazar Berman, Alexander Lonquich and Gerlinde Otto, graduating from the Hochschule F. Liszt; decisive meetings with Martha Argerich, Aldo Ciccolini, Elisabeth Leonskaja, Louis Lortie and Maurizio Pollini.

He taught piano at the Musik Hochschule Franz Liszt in Weimar and chairs the Steinway Society in Verona.

Director Amici della Musica di Verona and of the Società Letteraria di Verona, he is artistic director of the new AMV Concert Award and of the Gran Premi Musical Laurediá to the Principat d’Andorra. Federico Gianello is a Steinway Artist testimonial.

Welcome,

this is the start of a new step: the “Gran Premi Musical Lauredià” will see musicians passing through the stage of the Cultural and Congress Center of Sant Julià de Lòria, fighting for the prizes awarded by the contest, from October 12 until October 17.

A part of the tests will be face-to-face and will be broadcast using new technologies, so that everyone can enjoy the art that each participant has to offer.

Sant Julià de Lòria is promoting a new cultural initiative, deserving of future editions, with the aim of bringing the art to each citizens and beyond the competition itself.

I welcome you and hope you will enjoy the good music.

Roser Palomero Vendrell

President of the Competition

Dear music lovers,

It is a pleasure to welcome you to the Gran Premi Musical Lauredià.

From the 12th to the 17th of October we will have a musical competition open to all types of instruments and performers from all over the world. The target of this competition is to open Sant Julià de Lòria to the international music sphere.

The first selections will be made online, and the candidates admitted to the final rounds will go to Sant Julià de Lòria to compete in person in the “Claror del Center cultural i de congressos lauredià” auditorium.

This award is part of the effort that the parish of Sant Julià de Lòria wants to make to open up to the international sphere in cultural matters. From all over the world we can learn ways to understand and make music. This is a matter of union between cultures; musical language is universal. With music we can understand each other and in return open the intellectual boundaries of each of us.

From the Municipality of Sant Julià de Lòria we hope that this Gran Premi Musical Lauredià 2021 will be followed by other editions and will be consolidated in the calendar of events of the parish of Lauredia.

To all the people of Lauredia, whether you will follow online or in person, and to the participants of the Gran Premi Musical Lauredià, I hope you will enjoy the experience that this great musical encounter will represent for everyone.

Josep Majoral Obiols

Cònsol Majoral 

Dear participants of the GRAN PREMI MUSICAL LAUREDIÀ: welcome.

From Humanium International University, I would like to express my sincere thanks for your presence at this great musical event. Music is a privileged art through which life is understood. It is at the frontiers of knowledge and brings people together: you are making it possible these days.

Our Humanium University, a newly created global and blended university, has been authorised by the Government of Andorra and its degrees are valid for the entire European Educational Area (Bologna). Our Faculty of Music will offer Bachelor’s degrees, theoretical and instrumental, Masters and Doctorates from 2023. Humanium is committed, that all candidates admitted to the final auditions will have a significant reduction of the cost of their academic course, for any programme of the university, if they wish to join our educational community. The courses will be on-line with meetings also in the Principat d’Andorra and masterclasses will be given by renowned teachers.
It is my deepest wish that we all enjoy this great cultural event that is projected to the world from Sant Julià de Lòria.

Enrique Sanz-Burguete
Honorary Rector of Humanium International University

Travel to Andorra

  • The Principat d’Andorra can be easily reached from both Barcelona (Spain) and Tou louse (France).

https://www.andorrabybus.com/en

https://www.andorradirectbus.es/en

  • We remind you to bring the Passport to cross the border (for citizens of the European Union the Identity Card is also valid).
  • The Principat d’Andorra is a very safe place. The most widely spoken language is Catalan, but a large part of the population speaks French, Spanish and English. The currency used is the Euro.
  • Andorra is a low contagion country of Covid virus thanks to the strict security measures put in place and the collaboration of citizens and guests. Among these the obligatory use of the mask in public places. Nonetheless, to cross the border it is sufficient to have the same health certifications that allow you to travel by plane.
  • Candidates, who would want to travel with expensive instruments, are highly recommended to read the following link and fill in the required forms needed at the border:

https://www.ccis.ad/quadern-ata/

Dear music lovers,

It is a pleasure to welcome you to the Gran Premi Musical Lauredià.

From the 12th to the 17th of October we will have a musical competition open to all types of instruments and performers from all over the world. The target of this competition is to open Sant Julià de Lòria to the international music sphere.

The first selections will be made online, and the candidates admitted to the final rounds will go to Sant Julià de Lòria to compete in person in the “Claror del Center cultural i de congressos lauredià” auditorium.

This award is part of the effort that the parish of Sant Julià de Lòria wants to make to open up to the international sphere in cultural matters. From all over the world we can learn ways to understand and make music. This is a matter of union between cultures; musical language is universal. With music we can understand each other and in return open the intellectual boundaries of each of us.

From the Municipality of Sant Julià de Lòria we hope that this Gran Premi Musical Lauredià 2021 will be followed by other editions and will be consolidated in the calendar of events of the parish of Lauredia.

To all the people of Lauredia, whether you will follow online or in person, and to the participants of the Gran Premi Musical Lauredià, I hope you will enjoy the experience that this great musical encounter will represent for everyone.

Josep Majoral Obiols

Cònsol Majoral 

We are excited to welcome you to the second edition of Gran Premi Musical Lauredià!

This international musical competition open to soloists and chamber groups is an innovative initiative that aims to offer all selected musicians the opportunity to express their musicality and artistic skills in two different occasions, each lasting about 20 minutes, before being selected for the Final Round.
In this way, we want to create a constructive competitive atmosphere where musicians have the opportunity to know each other and establish contacts in the modern context of the Auditori Claror in Sant Julià de Lòria, in the beautiful Pricipat d’Andorra.

Federico Gianello

Artistic director 


Renowned and esteemed piano concert player, between 1998 and 2004 Federico Gianello obtained first prizes at the international piano competitions J. Brahms of Klagenfurt, E. Grieg of Oslo, S. Stancic of Zagreb, Premi Principat de Andorra, Concurso Internacional de Piano Compositores d’Espana de Madrid, Giovanni Battista Viotti di Vercelli, City of Pinerolo, City of Marsala and Alfonso Rendano Award of Rome.

He collaborates as a guest artist with Orquestra Sinfonica de Madrid, Greiz Symphoniker, West Czech Symphony, JSO Weimar, Filarmonica HRTV of Zagreb, Dubrovnik Symphony Orchestra, Philharmonic Orchestra of the Arena of Verona, I Virtuosi Italiani, GOG of Genoa, Chamber Orchestra of Padua and Veneto, and for chamber music with the violinists Noah Bendix-Balgley and Simone Bernardini (Berliner Philharmoniker), Glauco Bertagnin, the violists Ania Serova, Alfredo Zamarra, and with the Zagreb Quartet.

He has made radio and television recordings for RAI Radiotelevisione Italiana, Bayerische Rundfunk and Radio France.

He studied with Lazar Berman, Alexander Lonquich and Gerlinde Otto, graduating from the Hochschule F. Liszt; decisive meetings with Martha Argerich, Aldo Ciccolini, Elisabeth Leonskaja, Louis Lortie and Maurizio Pollini.

He taught piano at the Musik Hochschule Franz Liszt in Weimar and chairs the Steinway Society in Verona.

Director Amici della Musica di Verona and of the Società Letteraria di Verona, he is artistic director of the new AMV Concert Award and of the Gran Premi Musical Laurediá to the Principat d’Andorra. Federico Gianello is a Steinway Artist testimonial.

Welcome,

This is the start of a new step: the “Gran Premi Musical Lauredià” will see musicians passing through the stage of the Cultural and Congress Center of Sant Julià de Lòria, fighting for the prizes awarded by the contest, from October 12 until October 17.

A part of the tests will be face-to-face and will be broadcast using new technologies, so that everyone can enjoy the art that each participant has to offer.

Sant Julià de Lòria is promoting a new cultural initiative, deserving of future editions, with the aim of bringing the art to each citizens and beyond the competition itself.

I welcome you and hope you will enjoy the good music.

Roser Palomero Vendrell

President of the Competition

Dear participants of the GRAN PREMI MUSICAL LAUREDIÀ: welcome.

From Humanium International University, I would like to express my sincere thanks for your presence at this great musical event. Music is a privileged art through which life is understood. It is at the frontiers of knowledge and brings people together: you are making it possible these days.

Our Humanium University, a newly created global and blended university, has been authorised by the Government of Andorra and its degrees are valid for the entire European Educational Area (Bologna). Our Faculty of Music will offer Bachelor’s degrees, theoretical and instrumental, Masters and Doctorates from 2023. Humanium is committed, that all candidates admitted to the final auditions will have a significant reduction of the cost of their academic course, for any programme of the university, if they wish to join our educational community. The courses will be on-line with meetings also in the Principat d’Andorra and masterclasses will be given by renowned teachers.
It is my deepest wish that we all enjoy this great cultural event that is projected to the world from Sant Julià de Lòria.

Enrique Sanz-Burguete
Honorary Rector of Humanium International University

Finalists:

 1st Prize Ex Aequo – Moser String Quartett

Kanon Miyashita, violin
Patricia Muro, violin
Ariadna Bataller, viola
Lea Galasso, cello

1st Prize Ex Aequo – D’Takitó Jam Duo

Sergio Escalera Soria, piano
Gervasio Tarragona Valli, clarinet 

2nd Prize Ex Aequo – Lev Davydov, piano

2nd Prize Ex Aequo – Mikail Kazakov, saxophone

3rd Prize Ex Aequo – Alessandra Afanasyeva, violin

Other Finalists:

Grégoire Torossian, violino

Miguel Almeida, flute

Vladimir Avdeichev, accordion

Jury:

Enrique Sanz-Burguete, Jury Chairman

Federico Gianello

Gerard Claret

Miriam Manubens

Albert Llanas

Finalists:

 1st Prize Ex Aequo – Moser String Quartett

Kanon Miyashita, violin
Patricia Muro, violin
Ariadna Bataller, viola
Lea Galasso, cello

1st Prize Ex Aequo – D’Takitó Jam Duo

Sergio Escalera Soria, piano
Gervasio Tarragona Valli, clarinet 

2nd Prize Ex Aequo – Lev Davydov, piano

2nd Prize Ex Aequo – Mikail Kazakov, saxophone

3rd Prize Ex Aequo – Alessandra Afanasyeva, violin

Grégoire Torossian, violino

Miguel Almeida, flute

Vladimir Avdeichev, accordion

Jury:

Enrique Sanz-Burguete, Jury Chairman

Federico Gianello

Gerard Claret

Miriam Manubens

Albert Llanas

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