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Mantovani International Guitar Competition

March 22 and 23, 2023


1st Prize: € 2000 + 1 concert

2nd Prize: € 800

3rd Prize: € 400

Public Prize: € 200




Live Art Association (aps ets) organizes the 6th MIGC - 2023 Mantovani International Guitar Competition inside the 14th MIGF – 2023 Mantovani International Guitar Festival.



- The competition is open to classical guitar soloists of any age and nationality.

- First Prize Winners of previous editions are not admitted to the competition.

- Application fee is € 50,00. 

- Participants must pay the application fee using the following bank account (write on the money order: an application fee for the 6th  Mantovani guitar competition):

Associazione Live Art 

IBAN: IT16T0100572240000000003173


Banca Nazionale del Lavoro BNL agenzia di Follonica, via Massetana 3


- Participants must send the following:

1) receipt of the money order;

2) signed and filled application form.  

Items must be sent by e-mail at the following address:

- Deadline is March 10th 2023.



- Competition is divided into two rounds: eliminatory and final; both will occur in the “Bonarelli” Music School, 2 Argentarola street, Follonica.

- Eliminatory round will take place on March 22nd 2023. 

- Final round will take place on March 23rd 2023.

All rounds are open to the public. A Detailed schedule will be sent to each participant after the deadline.



- Eliminatory round: free program, max 10 minutes; transcriptions are permitted.

- Final round: free program, max 20 minutes; transcriptions are permitted; participants cannot repeat pieces of the eliminatory round.



- Decisions of the jury are definitive.

- The Jury can stop a performance at any moment and ask for further auditions in case of complex decisions.

- Members of the jury cannot decide on competitors who have some family relationships or had didactic relationships in the last two years with them.



- 1st Prize: euros 2000 + 1 concert; one of them will be in the 2024 edition of the Mantovani Festival; diploma.

- 2nd Prize: euros 800; diploma.

- 3rd Prize: euros 400; diploma.

Winners of these Prizes must perform in a public concert on the evening of March 23rd 2023, at the Sala Leopoldina, inside the Teatro “Fonderia Leopolda” in Follonica, during which the Public Prize (euro 200) will be assigned.







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Hotel Giardino Follonica

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Ristorante da Gastone


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M° Roberto Fabbri

M° Carlotta Dalia

M° Ciro Carbone

M° Andrea Curiale


Professor at the G.Braga Conservatory ot Teramo

Professor at the F.Morlacchi Conservatory of Perugia

Professor at the I.C. T.Valenti of Trevi

Winner of the MIGF 2022


Last edition 2022

Results of the 4th International Guitar Competition "Alvaro Mantovani."


1st prize: Andrea Curiale (Italy)
2nd prize: Yuki Saito (Japan)
3rd prize: Antonio Carone

Special public prize : Yuki Saito

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