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Ten years promoting talent onto the world stage

In its tenth edition, the Clamo Music International Piano Competition in the Region of Murcia consolidates itself as a cornerstone among piano competitions in Spain and Europe. Standing out for its extensive projection at both national and international levels, it offers genuine value to winners and participants. Clamo Music not only provides prominent exposure and promotion but also an invaluable experience of significant professional and artistic value for all involved


We know how important it is to be comfortable and focused during the competition, so Clamo Music deals with accommodation, food, travel and more.


The jury in all editions of the Clamo Music International Piano Competition is composed of first level members with great experience and international prestige.


The International Clamo Music Piano Competition awards all the prizes of the contest, without leaving deserts prizes, being able to be shared between several candidates.


Clamo Music is a contest and musical artistic focus of great international projection committed to the promotional work of its artists.

X Clamo Music International Piano Competition - City of Murcia 2025


In its tenth year of existence, the Clamo Music International Piano Competition stands as an undisputed benchmark among piano competitions. Its solid reputation is built on an exceptional standard of quality present in every facet of the competition: from the high level of its participants to the excellence and work of the jury, the attractive prizes, efficient organization, and outstanding promotion in specialized media.

The competition’s foundations have been meticulously designed to provide equal opportunities to all participants while ensuring an environment conducive to the competition’s development. Completing the application to participate in this event is the first step to open international doors, become part of a constantly growing circle of artists, expand networking possibilities, and collaborate with other highly talented musicians.


Participate in the upcoming edition of the competition. Following the resounding success achieved in previous editions of the Clamo Music International Piano Competition, thanks to the high level of participants, the prestigious jury, the support of institutions, collaborating companies, and impeccable organization, we are thrilled to announce the opening of the registration period for this special tenth edition of the competition.

The tenth edition of the Clamo Music International Piano Competition is scheduled for May 17th, 18th, and 19th, 2024, in the charming city of Murcia, Spain. This is your moment to shine, to be part of a unique and thrilling experience.

Candidate registration will be open until March 29th, 2024. Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of this masterful event that leaves a mark on the international music world.


Read the contest rules carefully and fill out your application for registration in the next edition 2024


The X Clamo Music International Piano Competition 2024 ‘Region of Murcia’ is open to students and professional pianists from all nations. The age limit is 36 years old at the start date of the competition.

Only 12 applicants will be admitted to the competition.

The main objective, besides the competitive aspect, is to create an international forum for musicians worldwide to share their experiences, contribute to the expansion and promotion of classical music, as well as establish a networking environment among young international talents and an open-minded jury to develop their future musical careers.

Chema Casanova

Chema Casanova

Clamo Music Director


For me, as a musician, it is an immense pleasure to organize an international competition of these characteristics, to be able to produce the enriching meeting between musicians, artists from all over the world, teachers and concertists of the highest level, is the true engine that implores my illusion. An illusion that I intend to put in each and every one of the participants, members of the jury and collaborators that make this contest possible. A project that I personally perceive more endearing to have the luck to carry out in Murcia, the most beautiful of cities at least for me, brimming with culture, love and enthusiasm for music, have been demonstrated both by its people and institutions, To whom I wish to express my deepest gratitude and affection.

Chema Casanova



Mariia Iudenko


Mariia Iudenko is an exquisite Ukrainian pianist with immense talent, captivating audiences with her refined technique and musical expressiveness. Mariia Iudenko has been awarded the first prize in the Clamo Music International Piano Competition 2022. Furthermore, she has taken part in several international piano competitions, earning prizes and recognition for her remarkable interpretative skill

More Contestants and Awardees

Over the ten years of the competition, great pianists have delivered performances that you can now revisit. Visit Clamo Music’s YouTube channel and delight in the magnificent renditions from the competition and concerts produced by Clamo Music.

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The Clamo Music International Piano Competition is currently a catwalk where we can find pianists revelation of international stature with more projection. Clamo Music is a piano competition where revelation pianists enhance their professional career and forge international ties with different professionals, artists, teachers and front line teachers. Below we show fragments of participation of the winners of the competition of different editions.

The Clamo Music International Piano Competition is currently a catwalk where we can find pianists revelation of international stature with more projection. Clamo Music is a piano competition where revelation pianists enhance their professional career and forge international ties with different professionals, artists, teachers and front line teachers. Below we show fragments of participation of the winners of the competition of different editions.

The Competition in Pictures

Some moments from the Clamo Music International Piano Competition in the Region of Murcia


The eighth edition of the Clamo Music International Piano Competition in the Region of Murcia (Spain) is already underway. We open the selection process for the next contest to be held on May 17, 18 and 19th, 2024. Do not miss this opportunity and register in the contest, great prizes in cash, concerts, diffusion and promotion in specialized media are waitting for you.

The Registration Deadline ends on March 29th, 2024


In its tenth edition, the Clamo Music International Piano Competition once again features an exceptional jury with ample international recognition, extensive experience in teaching areas, as well as in other prominent competition juries and concert performance

With great enthusiasm, we announce the tenth edition of the Clamo Music International Piano Competition 2024, distinguished by an elite jury. In this edition, we are honored to present Olivier Cazal (France), Pilar Valero (Spain), Dr. Gabriel Escudero (Spain), and Chema Casanova (Spain), who also serves as Artistic Director and President of the Jury.

At Clamo Music, we take pride in having the participation of this distinguished jury, whose names resonate in the international sphere. Every year, we aim to elevate the standard of excellence even further while maintaining the essence of our piano competition: providing a comprehensive and valuable experience for aspiring musicians.

At the Clamo Music International Piano Competition, we consider various aspects of the candidates. The technical evaluation of the pianists is crucial, as well as the overall training of the pianist, encompassing musical expression and a comprehensive professional attitude of the candidate. We take into account all the qualities and aspects that an internationally renowned performer must possess for a successful professional career. That’s why Clamo Music represents a valuable experience for all candidate pianists, a significant addition to the winners’ resumes, and a launching pad with international reach

Olivier Cazal

Olivier Cazal

Pilar Valero

Pilar Valero

Gabriel Escudero

Gabriel Escudero

Chema Casanova

Chema Casanova


Honorary Member of the Jury

Boyan Vodenitcharov

Honorary Member of the Jury since 2018

Honorary Member of the Jury in the sixth Edition of the Clamo Music International Piano Competition.

Born in 1960, pianist Boyan Vodenitcharov won the second prize of the Senegallia International Competition when he returned to the State Conservatory of Sofia in 1979. He then won, among others, the third prize at the Busoni International Competition in 1981, the first Grand Prix of the Union of Bulgaria Composers in the national competition in 1982 and the third prize in the Queen Elisabeth International contest in 1983. In 1986 and 1987, he won the «Fullbright Grant» to perfect with Leon Fleischer at the Peabody Conservatory in Baltimore.

Since then, Boyan Vodenitcharov has been acclaimed both in Europe as in the United States, Canada or Japan. Several important festivals such as the Flanders Festival, the Wallonia Festival, the Ars Musica Festival in Belgium, the Amsterdam Piano Festival, Midem in France, etc. Have been invited to act on many occasions. He has been able to appreciate his musical qualities in many prestigious venues such as the Palace of Fine Arts in Brussels, the Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, the Palace of Music in Strasbourg, the Smetana Hall in Prague, the Suntori Hall in Tokyo. Internationally recognized as a concert pianist, he has been accompanied by many orchestras such as the Belgian National Orchestra, the Liege and Flanders Philharmonic, the Residentie Orchestra in The Hague, the Staatskapelle of Schwerin, the Sofia Philharmonic, the Kärtner Sinfonie Orchester etc. . He emphasizes his commitment to contemporary creation, through his many performances of today’s pieces (often written especially for him), such as contemporary Bulgarian piano music CDs for the Gega label, as well as his collaborations with All new music or chorographe Frédéric Flamand.

For twenty years he has been interested in old instruments such as the piano or Tangentenflügel. In these instruments he recorded for PHI three trios for piano of Mozart and Haydn sonatas that the selection. Denon, we find him next to Ryo Terakado sonatas for violin and piano by Beethoven. A Flora, with François Fernandez and Rainer Zipperling – on trios and sonatas for violin and piano and keyboard quartets by Mozart Haydn. He also collaborates with other outstanding music specialists such as Marcel Ponseele, Sigiwald Kuijken Jan Vermeulen, Piet Kuijken.

In addition to his activity as an instrumentalist, Boyan Vodenitcharov also works in the field of composition and improvisation. Several of his works have been performed in France, Germany, Belgium and Bulgaria.
As an improviser he collaborated with jazz pianist Arnould Massart and saxophonist Steve Houben, collaborator on the cd «Valses», published in the music Mogno and «Scales darker», published by Igloo. His recent recordings include solo songs by Brahms (Bösendorfer in 1880) and Debussy (in Erard 1910) for the label Explicit! , Sonatas de Mozart (Walter, 1795), as well as improvised piano music project.

From 1987 to 1991 he was a piano teacher at the State Conservatory of Sofia. He then taught piano and chamber music at the Royal Conservatory of Ghent and Liege. There is currently a teacher of piano, piano and improvisation at the Royal Conservatory of Brussels. In 2003, 2007 and 2010 and 2016 she was a member of the jury of the Queen Elisabeth International Competition.

Roland Pröll

Honorary Member of the Jury since 2017

Honorary Member of the Jury in the sixth Edition of the Clamo Music International Piano Competition.

Roland Proll

Roland Pröll received his first piano lessons at the age of 5. When he was 11 he became a student of Dieter Wollert at the University of Dortmund Music in Germany. There graduated, diploma with distinction.

He then continued his studies in Paris at the National Conservatory of Music with Messiaen, Loriod, Sancan, Dubois, and other renowned professors. In addition to studying piano, he studied other musical disciplines such as performance and composition. The method taught by Solfège was a formative influence for him, especially in France, which led to his support for the dissemination of this method throughout the world.

He finished his studies of musicology at the Sorbonne in Paris and became a doctor (Doctorate of the University). After this he became a student of Arthur Rubinstein and worked with other famous musicians.

He has won many first prizes in international competitions and gives concerts all over the world. He is a guest of Sydney Opera House, Berlin Philharmonic and others. His fame has spread, especially in Japan and Korea, and more recently in China. Since 2005 he has collaborated with the Murcia Symphony Orchestra and goes on tour with them in Spain. He has recorded a wide variety of CDs and has made many special recordings for television and radio around the world.

He taught at the Music University of Dortmund as a teacher until 1996 and directed the institute from 1988 to 1990 as dean. From 1999 to 2002 he was dean of the Ibach Academy in Schwelm, Germany, which was founded in cooperation with him.

In the period between 2006 and the middle of 2007, Roland Pröll worked as music director of the nonprofit association Viva la Musica e. V. in Bad Oeynhausen, Germany. Due to declining demand the association was dissolved in late June 2007. Since then Pröll works as a tutor and artist for the music agency «Musikagentour Viva» in Bad Oeynhausen, Germany.

In 1987 he founded the international Schubert-Competition in Dortmund, which is now one of the great piano competitions. (Today’s leader is Arnulf von Arnim).

Today Roland Pröll is professor of piano and chamber music at the Atsugi Showa Music University in Tokyo, Japan, at the Conservatory of Music of Murcia, and at the Conservatory of Osnabrück, Germany.

He gives master classes and concerts all over the world.

Aquiles Delle Vigne

2015 / 2016

Honorary Jury of the First and Second Edition of the International Clamo Music Competition 2015/2016.

Aquiles Delle Vigne

«Only a few pianists can range from a sparkling Mendelssohn to a thundering Liszt, while passing by an aristocratic Ravel, sophisticated and charming …» says Harold Schoenberg of the New York Times. The Italian daily La Repubblica calls it «A prince of the piano», the ERP Rheinische post «a great master of pianists» and SVZ Salzburger Volkszeitung «from silence to steel power.»

Born in Argentina, Aquiles Delle Vigne gave his first recital at the age of 8 years. At 17 he was a disciple of Claudio Arrau and won the prestigious Grand Prix «Alberto Williams». This award opened the doors to the most important concert halls on the continent. He later completed his training in Europe with Prof. Eduardo del Pueyo and Georges Cziffra. He has performed more than 25 tours in Japan, 10 in Australia, the United States of America, Mexico, Hong Kong, Korea, and all of South America. Today he is invited to the major festivals and venues of the world such as Gstaad, Paris, Salzburg, Madrid, Euro Festival in Seoul, Beethoven Festival under Lord Yehudi Menuhin, Leopold Hager, Georges Octors, Alberto Lysy, Lee Dong- Ho, Bogo Leskowitch, Vladimir Kim, Emiel Simon, R. Edvard Tchivtzel, André Vandernoot, Edgard Donneux, Kamen Goleminov, Juan Carlos Zorzi, Jesús Medina, Claudio Santoro, Henrique Morelenbaum, D. Marinescou, Laurent Petit-Girard, and with the Major orchestras in the world.
Achilles Delle Vigne lectures at the International Sommerakademie Universität Mozarteum in Salzburg, was a guest lecturer at the Royal Northern College of Music in Manchester and an Extraordinary Professor at the National University of Taipei. He is also regularly invited to the Juilliard, Manhattan and Mannes schools in New York, the Tchaikovsky Conservatory of Moscow and St. Petersburg Korsakov Conservatory Saint, Beijing’s central and Chinese conservatories, Toho University in Tokyo, the Hochschules in München, Karlsruhe and Hamburg, Universities in Seoul, Sydney, Melbourne, Pretoria, Baltimore, Texas, Indiana, Osaka, Kyoto, Bangkok, Tel Aviv, Oslo, Lucca or Bergen

Member or President of the panel of judges in the most important international competitions of the five continents: Sydney, Pretoria, Cincinatti, Xiamen, Georgia, Turin, Paris, Texas, Casagrande, Monte Carlo Masters, Rome, ClamoMusic Spain and Warsaw.


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