Tallinn Guitar Festival 1.International Classical Guitar Competition

First round:

Saturday, June 9, 10:00 Tallinn Teachers house (Town hall square 14)

Final round:

Sunday, June 10, 18:00 Kadriorg Palace (Weizenbergi 37)


  • The competition is meant for advanced students or professionals up to age of 35 years.
  • 1st round - 10-12 minutes program of free choice
  • Final round - 25 minutes program of free choice, at least two different style periods.
  • Pieces may not be repeated in any of the following rounds.
  • Please bring 1 copy of the scores for jury.
  • Maximum of 4 participants will be admitted to final round.
  • In the final the audience can vote for the Audience Award
  • All rounds will be held in public.
  • The jury’s decision is final.


  • 1st prize: Eurostrings Young Star 2018/2019 title and tour (approximately 8-9 festivals, each will pay 400€ fee, travels, accommodation, meals and free entry to all festival events + one masterclass from a great master)
  • 2nd prize: 1000 €
  • 3rd prize: 750 €
  • Audience Award: Sponsored gifts

All the finalists will be recorded and broadcasted by Estonian Radio.


Carlo Marchione - guitarist, Italy
Remi Boucher - guitarist, Canada
Rene Eespere - composer, Estonia

Award Ceremony:

Monday, June 11 at 19:00 KUMU Auditorium (Weizenbergi 34)

Participation fee:

70 €
MTÜ Tallinna kitarrifestival
IBAN: EE842200221032037930
Liivalaia 8, 15040 Tallinn

Registration form:

Artistic director

Tiit Peterson


Tallinna Kitarrifestival MTÜ

+372 508 6301