The XXV Classical Guitar Competition

"Bratstvo 1869" Community Centre announces the regulation for XXVI International Classical Guitar Competition - Kyustendil, which will be held from 6th to 8th April 2023 in the town of Kyustendil, Bulgaria.

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Competition programme

The competition for all age groups is held in one round.   

FIRST GROUP
Free programme - up to 8 minutes

SECOND GROUP
Free programme - variety of styles which could include pieces from different music-historical epochs – up to 10 minutes.

The competition for Third and Fourth age group is held in two rounds:

THIRD GROUP
FIRST ROUND
Free programme - variety of styles which could include pieces from different music-historical epochs – up to 12 minutes

SECOND ROUND
Free programme - variety of styles which could include pieces from different music-historical epochs – up to 15 minutes.

FOURTH GROUP
FIRST ROUND
Free programme - variety of styles which could include pieces from different music-historical epochs – up to – up to 17 minutes

SECOND ROUND
Free programme-variety of styles which could include pieces from different music-historical epochs – up to 18 minutes.

The competition for Fifth, Sixth, Seventh and Eighth group will be held in one round.

FIFTH GROUP “FREE STAGE OF THE SOLOIST”
All the guitarists, without age restrictions, who would like to participate and have prepared free programme up to 15 minutes may take part in this group.

SIXTH GROUP “GUITAR+”
All the solo performers and vocal-instrumental groups, ( the guitar is an obligatory instrument), who would like to participate and have prepared programme without genre restriction up to 15 minutes may take part in this group.

SEVENTH GROUP “CHAMBER MUSIC”
All the guitar duos, trios, quartets and quintets, who would like to participate and have prepared a free programme up to 15 minutes, may take part in this group.

EIGHTH GROUP “GUITAR ENSEMBLES AND ORCHESTRAS”
All the guitar ensembles and orchestras, who would like to participate and have prepared a free programme up to 20 minutes, may take part in this group.


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