In lieu of the current climate and COVID restrictions, the 2021 Adelaide International Classical Guitar Competition was held online. Congratulations to our winners and thank you to all competitors.

2021 Winner announcement: 

2021 Winner: Pavel Ralev
2021 Second Place: Ziggy Johnston
2021 Third Pace: Clancy McLeod

2021 Finalist videos

Alexis Chin (Australia)

Compulsory Piece: Robert Davidson - Cliffside

Free Choice #1: Prelude from BWV 997 by J.S. Bach

Free Choice #2: Introduction et Caprice, Op. 23 by Giulio Regondi

 

Clancy McLeod (Australia)

Compulsory Piece: Robert Davidson - Cliffside

Free Choice #1: Prelude in E Major, BWV 1006a, J.S. Bach

Free Choice #2: Invocación y danza, Joaquin Rodrigo

 

Connor Whyte (Australia)

Compulsory Piece: Robert Davidson - Cliffside

Free Choice #1: Elegie by Johann Kasper Mertz

Free Choice #2: Junto al Generalife by Joaquín Rodrigo

 

Hayden Burke (Australia)

Compulsory Piece: Robert Davidson - Cliffside

Free Choice #1: Prelude and Presto from BWV 996 - Johann Sebastian Bach

 

Free Choice #2: Gigue from BWV 996 - Johann Sebastien Bach

Free Choice #3: Lento from Drei Tentos - Hans Werner Henze

Free Choice #4: Allegro non troppo from Sonata 3 - Manuel Maria Ponce


Pavel Ralev (Bulgaria)

Compulsory Piece: Robert Davidson - Cliffside

Free Choice #1: J. S. Bach - Violin Partita 2, BWV1004, Allemanda; Giga

Free Choice #2: Carlo Domeniconi - Suite Koyunbaba, I; IV

 

Vuk Dragičević (Serbia)

Compulsory Piece: Robert Davidson - Cliffside

Free Choice #1: L. Legnani - Caprice No. 7

Free Choice #2: A. Barrios - Villancico de Navidad

Free Choice #3: J. Rodrigo - Invocacion y danza

 

Ziggy Johnston (Australia)

Compulsory Piece: Robert Davidson - Cliffside

Free Choice #1: Grave from Violin Sonata 2 in A minor, BWV 1003 by J.S. Bach

Free Choice #2: Allegro from Violin Sonata 2 in A minor, BWV 1003 by J.S. Bach

Free Choice #3: Canto from Sonata for Guitar by Alberto Ginastera

Free Choice #4: Finale from Sonata for Guitar by Alberto Ginastera