International Piano Competition: Young Soloists


The 1st Young Soloist International Piano Competition will take place in the city of Granada, during the 7th and 8th of July, 2022. This competition is open to every pianist who takes part in the Masterclass Leonel Morales & Friends and who are 19 or younger at the beginning of the contest.

VERY IMPORTANT: Only a maximum of 10 participants will be admitted. The inscriptions will be accepted by strict order of registration.



The participants must be able to perform a complete concerto (every movement and by memory) during the competition.
The competition will consist of a single round.





CHOPIN: Concertos nº 1 and 2

SCHUMANN: Concerto in A minor

GRIEG: Concerto in A minor

LISZT: Totentanz and Concerto nº 1

TCHAIKOVSKY: Concerto nº 1

RACHMANINOV: Concerto nº 2


Gabriel Delgado
Jury Chairman

Alejandro Algarra

Maurizio Colasanti

Leonel Morales


Great Award Young Soloist

The winner of this award will perform with the Orchestra of the University of Granada the presented concert during the Competition on the 16th July 2022, during the closing ceremony of the Music Festival: Leonel Morales & Friends at the Auditorium Paraninfo of the University of Granada.

It is necessary to emphasize that you must be present on July 14,15 and 16 for rehearsals with the orchestra and with his director, Maestro Gabriel Delgado.

If the winner could not be present, this prize would be awarded to the second best of the contest according to the voting.

Maestro Gabriel Delgado

Orchestra Dossier

Accompanying Pianist

Every participant will have an hour rehearsal with the accompanying pianist, as well as an acoustic test at the Competition room.Participants can bring their own accompanying pianist; however, they can also request one to the organization in their registration form or by email.


Registration deadline: 1st of june, 2022.

VERY IMPORTANT: Only the registrations of the participants who send all the documentation in a single email will be considered as valid.

Registrations can be done by filling  out the following registration form or by sending an email to: attaching the following data and scanned information.

Payment of the registration fee (1o0€) free of charge by bank transfer:

Mailing Address: Parque Empresarial de Las Rozas. Calle Camilo José Cela, 5. C. P. : 28232
City: Las Rozas de Madrid (España)
Telephone: +34 91 340 22 40
MARLE 96 SL. (Organizing Company).
I.B.A.N. ES34 2100 6363 5013 0027 5735

On the transfer data, ONLY THE NAME AND SURNAME OF THE PARTICIPANT and the word COMPETITION have to appear.

The payment proof will have to be included to the registration. No registration will be considered valid until the registration fee is not received.

Authorization for contestants under 18 years old:

If the contestant is under 18 years old, an authorization has to be signed and scanned by father, mother or tutor and attached to the Registration Form:

Mr./Mrs.______________ with ID ______________I authorize my son/daughter to participate in the Young Soloists International Piano Competition: Leonel Morales & Friends, assuming any responsibility deriving from his participation in it.

It is very important to confirm 10 days before the beginning of the Competition, time and date of arrival.
If the child is not staying at the Hotel Alixares, please let us know.

The management of the YOUNG SOLOIST INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION: LEONEL MORALES & FRIENDS will examine the application forms and will inform the interested if their registration request has been accepted or not. A maximum of 10 pianists will be selected by strict order of registration, and they will be informed before June 15 if the participant has been selected.

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