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Paloma O’Shea Santander International Piano Competition


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Category: Piano
Date: July 25 to August 5, 2018
Country: Spain

Founded in 1972, the contest is specially dedicated to the legendary Spanish pianist Alicia de Larrocha, who has been the Vice President and juror of the competition. This international piano extravaganza is held every three years during summer in the city of Santander, alongside with a variety of cultural celebrations including the Santander International Festival. Virtuoso pianists are invited as jury members. Former jurors include Aldo Ciccolini, Fou Ts’ong and Federico Mompou. Successful contestants are guaranteed with concert engagements in Spain and CD recording. Previous prize winners include Freddy Kempf, Jie Chen and Plamena Mangova.

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