ROUND I – Video recording (read the Regulations’ Video Recording section)
The recording programme in the Round I of the Competition:

  1. One movement of the sonata selected for the Round II of the Competition
  2. Free program
    Time: 10 – 15 minutes


No more than 24 participants will be qualified to the Round II.

  1. One of the following sonatas for the guitar:
    S. Assad: Sonata
    R. Balkanski: Sonata
    R. R. Bennett: Guitar Sonata
    D. Bogdanović: Jazz Sonata
    D. Bogdanović: Sonata No. 1
    L. Brouwer: Sonata (a Julian Bream)
    L. Brouwer: Sonata del Caminante (a Odair Assad)
    M. Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Sonata ‘Hommage a Boccherini’, Op. 77
    A. Ginastera: Sonata for guitar, Op. 47
    H. W. Henze: Royal Winter Music, Second Sonata on Shakespearean Characters
    V. Ivanovič: Sonata
    A. José: Sonata
    E. Jurkowski: Sonata Akademicka
    D. Pavlovits: Stormbird Sonata
    M. M. Ponce: Sonata Mexicana
    M. M. Ponce: Sonata III
    M. M. Ponce: Sonata Clásica
    M. M. Ponce: Sonata Romántica
    J. Rodrigo: Sonata Giocosa
    M. Rózsa: Sonata for guitar
    R. Sierra: Sonata para guitarra
    F. Sor: Grande Sonata, Op. 22
    F. Sor: Seconda Grande Sonata, Op. 25
    M. Tippett: The Blue Guitar Sonata
    J. Turina: Sonata for guitar, Op. 61
    P. Vasks: Vientulibas Sonate
  2. Free program.
    Time: 30-35 minutes

Program of the Round I of the Competition may be repeated in the Round II.
The entire program must be perform from memory.
If the time of the presentation is exceeded by the participant, the Jury President may interrupt the performance.


No more than 6 participants will be qualified to the Final.
One of the following concertos for the guitar and orchestra:

  1. Castelnuovo-Tedesco: Concerto No. 1 in D major, Op. 99
  2. M. M. Ponce: Concierto del Sur
  3. J. Rodrigo: Concierto de Aranjuez

The entire program must be perform from memory.