New deadline for application is 17 May 2020

Taking into consideration the difficulty some participants may encounter in recording their video for the preliminary round due to travel restrictions imposed in certain countries to slow down the spread of COVID-19, the cciMB 2020 organizing committee has decided to postpone the deadline of application to May 17th, 2020. Competitors selected for the semi-final round will be notified by electronic mail by the beginning of June. Stay tuned for any further updates.

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Alex Nante writes new cciMB composition

The cciMB 2020 commissioned composition, Corren los soles (2019) by Alex Nante, is now available to participants upon completing their registration. The new piece, dedicated to the guitarist Antoliano Rojas, Nante’s first maestro, will be premiered at the cciMB 2020 final round concert. Alex Nante is one of the most recognized young Argentinian composers, winner of four first prizes in orchestral composition. Most recently, he was awarded second prize at the Basel Composition Competition 2019 for his orchestral work Helles Bild.  
 
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cciMB 2018 results

Results cciMB 2018: second prize to both Omar Nicho and Jin-Hee Kim (Euro 5000.- each), third Prize to Fabian Cardozo (Euro 3000.-), first Prize not awarded. The Savarez Special Prize (Euro 1000.-) went to Omar Nicho for best performance of the cciMB 2016 commissioned composition Imbricatta by Sérgio Assad. All finalist also received a Savarez gift box.
Photo from left to right: Omar Nicho (Peru), Nadia Guth Biasini (President, Association cciMB), Jin-Hee Kim (South Korea) and Fabian Cardozo (Argentina)
Photo by Elias Abraham Foscolo
 
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  • Association International Guitar Competition Maurizio Biasini
  • St. Jakobs-Strasse 34
  • CH-4052 Basel Switzerland
  • Email: biasinicompetition@gmail.com

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