Semifinalists cciMB 2020

We are pleased to announce the semifinalists of the cciMB 2020 (click HERE to see who they are)! The international Jury had a hard time to make a selection out of the numerous excellent performances. We would like to thank all participants for their hard work in preparing the videos.

The next stage of the competition (semifinal and final round)  has been postponed to 28 Sep – 2 October 2021 in Bologna. Stay tuned for more information.

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New deadline for application is 17 May 2020

Taking into consideration the difficulties 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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Participants cciMB 2020

We are delighted to have received 50 applications for the 5th International Guitar Competition Maurizio Biasini - cciMB. Between 18 and 35 years old, these guitarists represent 16 European and extra-European countries: Argentina, Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Israel, Italy, Japan, Portugal, Romania, Slovenia, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland and the USA. We would like to thank all participants for preparing their video recording, sometimes under difficult circumstances due to the lockdown measures imposed in many parts of the world. The Jury, already at work to watch all the performances, is expected to announce the semifinalists on July 3rd.

FIND OUT HERE WHO THE PARTICIPANTS ARE.

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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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Semifinalists cciMB 2020

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New deadline for application is 17 May 2020

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