Torroba Guitar Competition 2021
Federico Moreno Torroba (1891-1982) was one of the most important Spanish musical personalities of the 20th century. Due to his friendship with the great guitarist Andrés Segovia, he composed an extensive work for guitar, the Spanish national instrument.
This year honors Tubingen this great composer who was born one hundred and thirty years ago. Young artists from all over the world will come together in our city to honor the Spanish music.
The competition is divided into two rounds:
Preliminary Round via video transfer, compulsory piece "Fandanguillo" from the "Suite Castellana".
Final round each finalist plays 20 minutes of free repertoire, containing 10 minutes of work by Torroba.
The videos will be published on our social networks.
Guitarists of any nationality under 26 years old at the date of the competition, except for the first three places of the Barrios Guitar Competition 2020. The number of participants is limited.
An unedited or post-produced video (mp4 format) of:
"Fandanguillo" of The "Suite Castellana" by Federico Moreno Torroba, send to the e-mail address:
The finalists will be announced with anticipation.
Registration deadline and videos reception 17th October 2021, there will be no extension.
Final (21th November 2021)
In case of restrictions at the time of the festival, the final round will be held by video.
10 minutes of works by Federico Moreno Torroba and 10 minutes of free repertoire (total 20 minutes maximum).
|1st place||1000 €|
|2nd place||750 €|
|3rd place||500 €|
The jury will be announced soon.
- The pieces will be played from memory.
- The jury's decision is ultimate.
- The award ceremony will take place in Tübingen on 13th November 2021 in the last edition winner´s concert.
- Registration is subject to a fee of € 60, which will be to pay on the following account:
Verein zur Förderung iberoamerikanischer Kultur e.V.
Torroba Guitar Competition
IBAN: DE42 6415 0020 0001 8029 08
- Registration deadline and video reception 17th October 2021.
- Expenditures for hotel, food, travel and transportation must be paid by the participants themselves.
- The organizers of the competition are allowed to record, distribute and reproduce each performance of the competition, without payment to competitors.
- Unforeseen events are solved by the organizers and the jury.
- In case of restrictions at the time of the festival, the final round will be held by video.
- With the registration the participants agree to the terms and conditions listed in this Announcement.
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(Germany) 3th Place
(Thailand) 2nd Place
(Israel) 1st Place