About 2020-06-27T14:24:44+00:00

London International Guitar Competition

The mission of London International Guitar Competition is to encourage excellence in the performance of the classical guitar, with a special accent on new music for guitar. The Semi-Finalists and Finalists will play a new piece specially commissioned by the International Guitar Foundation for London International Guitar Competition. London International Guitar Competition is open to all classical guitarists up to the age (and inclusive) of 30 years at the time of application.

How does it work?
1st prize
£1,000
Concerts at and participation in festivals of the EuroStrings European Guitar Festival Collaborative throughout 2021 (5 concerts in European festivals)
Concerts at IGF festivals in 2020/2021
Automatic entry into the 4th EuroStrings Guitar Competition, held at one of the EuroStrings Guitar Festivals in 2021 (first Prize 8,000 euros plus European tour and concerts in China and America in 2022). The timing and venue of the EuroStrings Guitar Competition is TBA
2nd prize
£400 plus strings and CDs
3rd prize
£250 plus strings and CDs