The competition is open to solo guitarists of all nationalities, born after January 1st 1982, who are at the outset of their career. Please review the Rules and Regulations (Art. 5) before submitting your video (preliminary round).

> Preliminary round

An unedited web-hosted video recording of a 20 minutes program which must include either 2 etudes or one of the following works by Giulio Regondi:

  • Air varié No. 1in A Major, 21
  • Air varié No. 2 in D Major, 22
  • Fête Villageoise - Rondo Caprice in D Major, 20
  • Introduction and Caprice in E Major, 23
  • Nocturne 'Rêverie'in D Major, Op. 19

> Semi-final round

An individual program of up to 30 minutes which must include the commissioned composition by Jean-Dominique Krynen, Cantar de mio Cid (available to participants after completing their application) and one of the following Sonatas:

  • D. Bogdanovic - Sonata I or Sonata II
  • M. Castelnuovo-Tedesco - Sonata omaggio a Boccherini
  • A. Ginastera - Sonata
  • A. José - Sonata
  • A. Lauro - Sonata
  • F. Moreno -Torroba - Sonatina
  • N. Paganini - Grande Sonata
  • J. Rodrigo - Sonata giocosa
  • J. Turina - Sonata

The individual program should include at least one composition from a different stylistic period than those of the mandatory program. Pieces played in the preliminary round may not be repeated.

> Final round

Imbricatta by Sergio Assad (score available to participants after completing their application)

- one of the following Concertos to be played with orchestra:

  • M. M. Ponce, Concierto del Sur
  • M. Castelnuovo-Tedesco, Concerto No.1 in Re Op.99

> Registration

Applications must be sent before 10 November 2017. For further information please review the complete Rules and Regulations.

  • Association International Guitar Competition Maurizio Biasini
  • St. Jakobs-Strasse 34
  • CH-4052 Basel Switzerland
  • Email:


cciMB 2018 results

Results cciMB 2018:…