London International Guitar Competition 

The first round of London International Guitar Competition is now closed!

The set audition repertoire for 2016 was Spanish Dance No. 5: Andaluza by E. Granados.

We are pleased to announce that the winner of London International Guitar Competition 2016 will have the honour of playing a specially commissioned 5 minute guitar concerto and Rodrigo’s Concierto de Aranjuez with Newham Philharmonic– an orchestra for young Londoners at the prestigious, Milton Court.

Prize Winnings:

First Prize – £3,000

Second Prize – £750

Third Prize – £500

2015’s Winners:

First Prize: Daniela Rossi

Second Prize: Davide Giovanni Tomasi

Third Prize: Simon Wildau

Finalists London International Guitar Competition 2015

Left to right: Davide Giovanni Tomasi, Daniela Rossi, Simon Wildau


The repertoire for the first round of London International Guitar Competition 2015 was:

-JS Bach: Prelude from BWV 996

-Manuel de Falla: Homenaje, sur le Tombeau de Claude Debussy

-Lennox Berkeley: Sonatine 1st movement only 


Find out everything you need to know about how to apply by clicking ‘Apply’ above.


2015’s Competition Final:

2013’s Competition Final:

2012’s Competition Final:

London International Guitar Competition would like to say a very big thank you to all 2013’s participants, our world-class jury, Kings Place, Royal College of Music, Classical Guitar Magazine, Trinity College London and Savarez.