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Event Description

Maria Canals 2015                         
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61st International Music Competition Maria Canals

Event date:
Saturday 15th March 2015 to Wednesday 25th March 2015
Event location: 
 Palau de la Musica Catalana and various venues in Barcelona

Piano week in Barcelona. 61st edition of theBarcelona International Music Competition Maria Canals which features over 100 free performances and 500 hours of grand piano music. The competition was founded in 1954 by pianist Maria Canals and her husband, writer Rossend Llates. Maria Canals i Cendrós attended all the competitions until her death in July 2010 at the age of 96. The Maria Canals International Music Competition in 2015 will be attended by over 80 participants from 26 different countries. The event is primarily at the Palau de la Música concert hall in Barcelona. More than 100 families in Barcelona graciously lend their pianos to contestants during the competition. The competition consists of qualifying rounds at the Petit Palau, semi-finals and the final in the Palau de la Música.

For the general public there is a series of "OFF Maria Canals" recitals and concerts in Barcelona. Everyone in the city will be able to play on grand pianos that are placed in different public places all around the city during the competition. 
Visit the Maria Canals website for information about the many activities during this festival of piano music.

PDF Programme Maria Canals 2014
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Event address & map

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Palau de la Musica Catalana   -   Website
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The Palau de la Música Catalana is one of the world's leading concert halls. Considered to be one of Modernism's chief exponents, it was built by Catalan architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner between 1905 and 1908. In 1997 it was declared a "World Heritage Site" by UNESCO.

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Maria Canals Music Competition 2015
15.03.2015 - 25.03.2015
Palau de la Musica Catalana - Barcelona
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