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María Dolores Gaitan

Born in Villa del Río (Cordoba – Spain), she is an internationally recognised pianist for her energy and interpretative personality, chosen by EUNIC (European Union National Institutes for Culture) as a representative of Spanish musical culture in Italy. Additionally, she was nominated for the “Princess of Girona 2018 Foundation Award” by Carlos López Otín (National Research Prize “Ramón y Cajal) and awarded for her “3Tú” cultural management project.

Recently, Gaitán has distinguished herself as an artist “Marca España” (España Global) for her artistic quality research and as a representative of Spanish talent worldwide. Besides, in 2017, for her musical initiative, she received the “artistic recognition of the talent of the VIII Biennial of Art of Villa del Río”.

She is part of the catalog of Spanish artists AECID (Agency for International Development Cooperation of the Government of Spain) and has performed in the show “Córdoba y sus Patios” promoted by the Instituto Cervantes and Acción Cultural Española in Milan.

Gaitán has won numerous international competitions including the 11th “Città di Padova” International Competition, the 16th “Antonio Beltrami” Prize, the “6th Antonio Salieri Competition”, the 7th “Montichiari” International Competition and the 5th Competition for Young Performers “Città di Lissone”.

She has recorded “Images of Spain through dance” for the Italian magazine Amadeus and later for the Swiss label BAM – MUSIC International. María Dolores Gaitán giving numerous interviews and live radio broadcasts for Rai3 and Classical Radio Italy, Radio and Spanish Television (RTVE), Canal Sur TV and Radio and Antena 3 TV. Besides that, she also recorded for the film “Fiore” by Claudio Giovannesi, Cannes Film Festival ‘2016.