2006 Valencia International Piano Competition Prize Iturbi
Valencia International Piano Competition Prize Iturbi XV took place in Valencia, from September 14th to the 30th, 2006. The competition is held every two years and is a member of the World Federation of International Music Competitions. Pianist Josu De Solaun Soto was given the First Grand Prize, becoming the first Spanish pianist to be awarded such distinction in the 25 years of the competition's existence. The prize included over $25,000, recital and orchestral engagements and a recording contract.
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