Premio Piano Jaén
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Concurso Internacional de Piano Premio Jaén. Diputación Provincial de Jaén, Palacio Provincial. 23071 Jaén (España)

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The Mercado de San Francisco and the Universidad de Jaén, starting point of the Jaén International. JPG de 406 KB

04-03-2013 //

The Mercado de San Francisco and the Universidad de Jaén, starting point of the Jaén International

The City Council has organized two concerts for tomorrow, 3rd of April, given by students of tthe Jaén Music Conservatory

The Jaén International Piano Contest is starting tomorrow, 3rd of April, with the celebration of two concerts in selected spots of the city like the Mercado de San Francisco and the Universidad de Jaén. These places will become for once scenarios in which different activities of the contest will take place, starting the next Thursday, 4th of April. "The main purpose of this iniciative, along with this edition and the celebration of the two hundreth anniversary of the City Council, is to make the contest closer to the people, to get them involved with it, so they become more aware of their culture", says the deputy for Culture and Sports, Antonia Olivares.

Twenty sutudents from the Jaén Music Conservatory will be performing at these two concerts, all of them between 18 and 22 years old. They will be playing internationally acclaimed pieces from composers like Chopin, Mozart, Beethoven, Lisztz, Grandaos or Albéniz, which are also works included at the repertoire of the actual contest. The concerts will begin at 11.00 a.m and 12.30 a.m at the Mercado de San Francisco, while the concert at the University, will begin at 12.00 a.m. in building number B5.

Along this activity, the Jaén City Council has organized other features that lead up to the 55th edition of the Jaén International Piano Contest, like the XI Piano Marathon, in which 400 students of music schools and conservatories of the province performed for twelve hours straight. Another activities are the contest for young students up to 17 years old, My Piano, or the fitting of piano-shaped banks that contain the contest´s most important information around the city, like at the Plaza de San Francisco, and in Calle Pescadería and Calle Navas de Tolosa.

The concerts are a prelude to the opening concert, the Thursday 4th of April. Important information shall be revealed this day, like the traditional intervention´s draw, that will be celebrated at 19.00 hours at the Antiguo Hospital San Juan de Dios de Jaén. This edition recieved 67 insriptions from 21 countries, but the definite amount of contestants will be determined the day of the draw.
 


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