Santander International “Paloma O’Shea” Piano Competition

Santander International “Paloma O’Shea” Piano Competition

This competition, founded in the year 1972 by Paloma O’Shea, in the beautiful city of Santander, Spain, is actually considered one of the most prestigious and demanding piano competitions.

In Mrs, O’Shea own words “The purpose of the competition is the same as it was the first day: to help young pianists from around the world by offering them opportunities in a crucial moment of their lives, when they have concluded formation and are ready to take their first professional steps in a world that is so thrilling, but so demanding as that of music”.

For more than two decades, Santo Domingo has enjoyed the presence of the winners in concerts with orchestra and recitals.

Gala de Ganadores:

May 14, 2014
October 10, 2010
October 5, 2007
October 1, 2003
September 8, 1999
November 15, 1995
April 5, 1995
May 8, 1991
October 5, 1989
Year 1984 - Recital
Year 1982 - Recital
Other winners presented