SIPOÓbidos International Piano Master Classes & Festival

  • World Class Pianists in ÓbidosSIPO 2017: August 10 to August 21

    World Class Pianists in Óbidos
    SIPO 2017: August 10 to August 21

    Do not miss this unique opportunity. Concerts at 9pm most evenings.
  • Teaching Excellence

    Teaching Excellence

    Master Class participants get a unique chance to learn from several great teachers at once, in a stimulating, multicultural and professional environment. Special rebates for early enrolments.
  • Beautiful Setting

    Beautiful Setting

    Óbidos is an enchanting medieval town, full of small alleys and a rich history to discover.
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PaulBadura-Skoda

Paul
Badura-Skoda

Austria
Biography
BorisBerman

Boris
Berman

USA / Russia
Biography
LuizMoura Castro

Luiz
Moura Castro

USA / Brazil
Biography
JosepColom

Josep
Colom

Spain
Biography
ArturPizarro

Artur
Pizarro

Portugal / UK
Biography
ManuelaGouveia

Manuela
Gouveia

Portugal / Belgium
Biography
MichikoShoji

Michiko
Shoji

Japan
Biography
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Welcome!

Since 1996, SIPO is a landmark in the international music landscape. We are happy and proud to welcome artists of exceptional reputation in the world of music, offering musical moments of rare quality within a highly diversified festival programme. The charm and hospitality of the medieval town of Óbidos have also considerably contributed to the success of this extraordinary cultural event.

— Manuela Gouveia, Artistic Director
 

 

Master Classes

Open to the public for a fee

Enrolment Form Further Info

Music

Piano concerts at 9pm most evenings

Programme How to get here

Art

Guest artist's exhibition daily 2pm-7pm

Exhibition Previous Artists

 
  • New ACIM prize

    New ACIM prize (500€), awarded to the best performance of a Portuguese piece chosen by the interpreter (5-10 mins). Awarded after the SIPO 2017 master class participants' concerts. The Antena 2 prize will remain.

  • Winners of the 2016 Antena 2 Prize

    • Benjamin Krasner (left)
    • Joshua Hooke (right)
    • Tamara Elizbarashvili (above)
  • 4 Teachers, 4 Classes, 4 Works

    4 is the number. Master Class participants are entitled to have 4 master classes with 4 different teachers. They will also be required to prepare and perform at least 4 works.
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Testimonials

  • Yasmine Rowe, UK

    I loved the whole thing and am so grateful for the opportunity of the broadcast on Antena 2! It was one of the best experiences I have had! The masterclasses were amazing and I learnt so much! I found it very inspiring. I look forward to next year's course!
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