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Eduardo Delgado

International audiences and critics have consistently recognized the fiery intensity, brilliance, and contagious sensitivity in the pianism of Eduardo Delgado. His appearances have taken him to the major music capitals of Europe, South America, Asia, and North America. Born in Rosario, Argentina, Eduardo Delgado studied with the great Vicente Scaramuzza in Buenos Aires, and later on with Rosina Lhevinne of the Juilliard School. His numerous awards and prizes include the Vladimir Horowitz Award, and grants from the Mozarteum Argentino, Martha Baird Rockefeller, and the Concert Artists Guild.

Delgado is in constant local, national and international demand as a noted pedagogue, lecturer and artist teacher of master classes. Delgado has been on the artist piano faculties of several universities in Japan and in California. He is currently a full professor of piano at California State University, Fullerton, where he has established a scholarship fund for talented pianists in tribute to the renowned pianist Alicia de Larrocha. To help endow the scholarship, he performed an inaugural recital with Madame de Larrocha at the Richard Nixon Library in Yorba Linda, CA. Delgado has served on the juries of such international competition as the William Kapell, the Gina Bachauer, the Vega in Japan, the second Martha Argerich International Piano Competition in Buenos Aires, the San Jose International Piano Competion, the Jose Iturbi Competition in Los Angeles, as well as the Top of the World Competition in Tromso, Norway.

Delgado performs at the Dino Ciani Festival in Italy, the Verbier Festival in Switzerland and the Martha Argerich Festival in Lugano and Buenos Aires. He has collaborated with Martha Argerich in several two piano and four-hand works. One of their duet performances, in 2012, featured Ravel’s Mother Goose and Schubert’s Fantasy in F minor.

Eduardo Delgado’s discography includes the complete solo piano music of Alberto Ginastera, in two volumes, for MA Records in Tokyo, Japan, a CD for IRCO Records with works of Schumann, Chopin, and Mendelssohn, and a CD for ERATO Records with tenor José Cura.

Mr. Delgado performs and teaches extensively all over the world. Recently, he appeared in Israel, Japan, Italy, Argentina, and the United States. He is a Steinway Artist.

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Scholarship Awards for 2023 Edition!

The “Annamaria Pennella” scholarship for outstanding talent

Consisting of €500 donated by Orazio Maione in honor of his mother, the late great pianist and pedagogue Annamaria Pennella, to honor her memory and celebrate what would have been her 100th birthday.

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The William “Maestro” Bruno Santo Merit Scholarship

Consisting of $750, this scholarship is donated by William “Maestro” Bruno Santo, and awarded by the Festival’s Artistic Director.

Read about William “Maestro” Bruno Santo

The “Vincenzo & Mariangela Santo” Merit Scholarship

Consisting of $750, this scholarship is donated by William “Maestro Bruno” Santo in honor of his Parents, and awarded by the Festival’s Artistic Director.

Read about Vincenzo & Mariangela Santo

The William “Maestro” Bruno Santo Merit Scholarship

Consisting of $300, donated and awarded by William “Maestro” Bruno Santo

Alicia de Larrocha Memorial Prize

Scholarship award given by Alicia Torra de Larrocha in honor of her mother, the late, great Spanish pianist. The prize is given also in celebration of Alicia de Larrocha’s decades-long friendship with Maestro Eduardo Delgado. It will be awarded to a young talent showing great promise for a future career. The recipient of the Alicia de Larrocha Memorial prize will receive €300 and a Diploma, and is going to be announced during the closing ceremony of the Festival, the evening of August 17th.

Ginastera Prize

This year marks the 40th anniversary of the great Argentinian composer Alberto Ginastera’s passing. Thanks to the generosity of his daughter, Georgina Ginastera, TIMM 2023 participants can win the Ginastera Prize. The Prize consists of €300 and a Diploma. In order to be considered for the Ginastera Prize, participants must perform an original Ginastera piece for solo piano, of their own choice and of any duration, but not to exceed 15 minutes, in occasion of their shared solo recital. Participants who choose to compete for the Ginastera Prize must submit the repertoire on their application form. The recipient of the Ginastera Prize will be announced during the closing ceremony of the Festival, the evening of August 17th.