Pablo Casals International Award for Young Cellists 2020

The Pablo Casals International Award for Young Cellists opens its registrations period until 13 July 2020.

The Award

Created by Pablo and Marta Casals back on 1984, the Award aims are:
SUPPORT young cellists on their training;
ADVICE winners on their education and career;
PROMOTE the Award winners artistic careers.

All cellists who meet the following requirements are eligible for the Pablo Casals International Award for Young Cellists:

  • Students who have been admitted to or are studying a higher degree of music (cello).
  • Cello students of any nationality born after 31 December 1998.
  • Applicants cannot have been winners in previous editions of the Pablo Casals International Award.

Prizes and Promotion

The Pablo Casals International Award is one of the most renowned international competitions for young cellists and consists of three winning prizes:

  • First Prize – 18,000 euros
  • AENA Special Prize – 12,000 euros
  • Third Prize – 6,000 euros

In addition to these financial prizes, the winners will have the opportunity to participate in the concerts organised by the Pablo Casals Foundation and receive advice on developing their professional and artistic careers.


For more information and registrations, visit this website.

Apply Now!

Before applying, please check and study the programme description of your interest. Each description has its specific paragraph about the application process and a link to the online application platform. Fill in the online application form, upload the necessary documents and check your mailbox regularly.

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