The International piano competition “City of Vigo” is an initiative by the Classical Music Association of Galicia. The idea comes of competition comes from its artistic director Pablo Galdo.
Its first edition (Zoltán Kocsis) took place in Vigo at the Martin Códax Auditorium, from April 8 to 12, 2017, and had participants from more than 20 countries.
26 participants went into the semifinal and 7 of them reached the final. Those finalists came from Germany, Spain, France, Italy, Japan, Russia and Ukraine. A spectacular representation of talent and virtuosity closed this magnificent edition with the presence of numerous public and authorities.
The jury was composed by the following renowned pianists: Pablo Galdo (President of the jury), Tamás Vásáry, Luis Felipe Sá, Enrique Bagaría and Miguel Baselga, who delivered the following prizes: