Francis Greville, 8e baron Brooke, huile sur toile, Annoté et daté à droite, au dessus du clavier supérieur du clavecin, NATTIER 1741.

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Harpsichord Competition

The Centro Studi e Ricerche Santa Giacinta Marescotti di Vignanello presents the 2016 8th edition of the “Principe Francesco Maria Ruspoli” international harpsichord competition.

Castello Ruspoli of Vignanello, near Rome, from Friday, 7 October 2016.


Applications must be filled out using the form which can be downloaded from the 2016 edition page of the website of Centro Studi ( All applications must be submitted by the deadline of July 31, 2016; late applications will not be considered.

Artistic Director and Scientific Adviser
Giorgio Monari

President of the Harpsichord Section
Robert Woolley

Board of Directors
Giada Ruspoli
member of the Ruspoli family

Silvestro Fochetti
President of Centro Studi e Ricerche Santa Giacinta Marescotti

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harpsichord competition for 2017.



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2nd Broadwood Horniman Harpsichord Competition
Wednesday 19 April 2017

Associazione Culturale La Cappella Musicale is pleased to announce the 1st International Harpsichord Competition of Milan, that will take place from July 23rd to July 26th 2017.

The jury will be composed by Ottavio Dantone, Christophe Rousset, Jos van Immerseel, and presided by Maurizio Salerno, the artistic director of the international early music festival Milano Arte Musica.

The application process is open, the deadline for the receipt of application is February 1st 2017. The application form, the rules and all the information can be found on the website

Concours clavecin et composition

Application deadline: 01 January 2018
There is no age limit and no entrance fee. The competition is for composers from all nationalities. In the composition the harpsichord should have the principal role. The duration should not exceed 10 minutes.

1st prize composers competition: € 2500
2nd prize composers competition: € 1000
Black Pencil prize: t.b.a.
Audience prize: t.b.a.
Additional prizes will be considered…………………

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