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Central International String Quartet Competition™ 2021

Malta International String Quartet Competition 2021

Quartet Competition 2021

String Quartets are welcomed WITHOUT instruments. Malta International Violin Making Competition™ will provide Instruments to Ensembles.
Central International String Quartet Competition is scheduled for February 2-5, 2021. It attracts motivated string quartets (two violins, viola and cello), with members under 39 years old. The total age of the members of each string quartet must not exceed 156 (one hundred fifty six) years on 2 February 2021 (included). Quartets of all nations invited to participate.


  • The documents must be sent by email BEFORE December 15, 2020
  • Application form sent by email together with the Enrollment Fee.
  • bio of the quartet and personal bio of each member.
  • copy of an id or passport for each member of the quartet.
  • recent photo of the quartet.
  • formal declaration authorizing the quartet to fulfill its obligations as participants of the Competition, from the quartet agents, other similar organizations or recording companies.
  • 129 EUR Enrollment Fee (not refundable) per quartet, paid by bank or PayPal Enrollment Fee

for bank transfer:
Maestro Volodymyr Baran, HSBC Malta plc, Merchanst Street 32, Valletta,
IBAN: MT47MMEB44336000000033300898050, BIC/SWIFT: MMEBMTMT

Deadline 15 December 2020 

First Round
– an Entire Composition from baroque, early classic or classic.
Second Round
– an Entire Composition from early romantic or impressionism/expressionism.
– a Composition specially written for the Competition (will be send on the 20 December 2020).

2 January 2021, 15:30-17:30, participants must register at Valletta Local Council (to be confirmed). Delays will not be tolerated. The order of performances will be established on 2 February 2021 around 18:30. The prize-giving ceremony and concert will be held 5 February 2021 at 14:00 at the Valletta Local Council or Magisterial Palace in Mdina – TO BE CONFIRMED. Once the Application Form submitted, no changes allowed! Three complete sets of scores of the performance repertoire will be required of string quartet.

For assistance contact Mrs. Azure Lam
For sponsoring email Dr. Andrea Rossini
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