The Admission Committee of the 20th Santander International Piano Competition, whose final phase will been held between 25 July and 5 August, has accepted 129 pianists for the pre-selection phase, after evaluating the 303 applications received.

The age range of the admitted pianists is between 17 and 31 years, 102 of them males and 27 females. The list of nationalities extends to 37 countries, being 59 Europeans, 55 Asians, 14 Americans and an Australian. The centres where these young talents are trained are mostly located in the United States (23) and Germany (20).

The pianists admitted will perform before the Pre-selection Jury in Paris, New York and Madrid during March and April 2022.

After the pre-selection process, the Jury will announce in May 2022 the names of the 20 candidates who will enter the International Competition in Santander next July.

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