Barcelona Events 2020


Maria Canals 2020

International Music Competition Maria Canals


Event date:
20th to 31st of July 2020
Event location: Palau de la Musica Catalana and various venues

The 2020 Maria Canals International Music Competition has been postponed until July due to COVID-19. Maria Canals postpones its 66th edition between 20th to 31st of July.

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The Maria Canals International Music Competition has considered appropriate to follow the recommendations of the Health Authorities, given the circumstances of the health alarm and because of social responsibility, to postpone its 66th edition to July 2020, specifically between 20th to 31st of July

Concurs Maria Canals. Piano week in Barcelona. The 66th edition of the International Music Competition Maria Canals in Barcelona, Spain has been moved from March to July 2020

The Maria Canals music competition features over 100 free performances and 500 hours of grand piano music in Barcelona.

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 grand old age of 96.

The Maria Canals International Music Competition is attended by over 80 participants from over 25 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 on the 22nd March 2018 in the Palau de la Música concert hall. For the general public there is a series of "OFF Maria Canals" recitals and concerts in Barcelona.

Visit the Maria Canals website for information about the many activities during this festival of piano music.

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Palau de la Música Catalana
Venue:
Palau de la Música Catalana   -   Website
Street:
Carrer del Palau de la Música
Postal Code:
08003
City:
Barcelona
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The Palau de la Música Catalana is one of the world's leading concert halls. It was built by famous Catalan modernist architect Lluís Domènech i Montaner between 1905 and 1908. In 1997 the Palau de la Musica was declared a "World Heritage Site" by UNESCO.

Address:
Carrer del Palau de la Música
08003 Barcelona
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Barcelona Event 

Barcelona Events:
POSTPONED Maria Canals Music Competition 2020
When:
20.07.2021 - 31.07.2020
Where:
Palau de la Música Catalana - Barcelona
Category:
Barcelona Festivals