Date: September 15 to 26, 2015
Named after Spanish pianist, José Iturbi, the competition was created in 1981 and takes place every two years in Valencia, birth place of Iturbi. The repertoire includes a wide range of classical and romantic works by Mozart, Haydn, Beethoven, Chopin and other masters. Prize winners will be offered recital engagements and the First Grand Prize will also receive a recording contract. Past laureates include Elza Kolodin, Patrick O’Byrne, Christian Beldi, Alexandre Moutouzkine and Duncan Gifford.