Founded and directed by María Dolores Gaitán since 2010

Organized by the Guadalquivir Cultural Pianist Association

It is one of the most important classical music events in Andalusia which promotes all piano musical possibilities. It takes place annually during September and has been developed in Villa del Río, Córdoba and Milan.

It is the only festival whose concert venue is the Four UNESCO Heritage Sites of Córdoba.

Great artists such as Leslie Howard, Rosa Torres-Pardo, Pasión Vega, Andrea Bacchetti, Luis Fernando Pérez, Juan Pérez Floristán, among many others have passed through it.

Founder of the unique event “Mobile Piano”, becoming the first festival to offer concerts on the terrace of the tourist buses to enjoy music while visiting the city.

A festival that was born under the name of the Big River, the Guadalquivir, as a spokesperson for cultures through classical music and piano. A festival that from its origins has sought to combine quality, innovation, interdisciplinary synergies and modernity under the wings of the historical heritage of its cities. He has been distinguished for his social action as well as for making classical music reach all kinds of audiences, becoming an ambassador of musical culture in today’s society.

He has received several official distinctions such as:

  • Winner of the VIIIº Hasday Ibn Shaprut Prize awarded by the Communication, Public Relations and Protocol Association of Córdoba (ACRP) in 2019.
  • In 2017 it was declared an official event of the National Day of Spain in Milan by the Consulate of Spain in Italy.

The FIP Guadalquivir is a music festival with an exclusive structure, which turns the city itself into a concert stage, giving life to unique monuments and spaces, as well as making the citizen himself a protagonist of the history of the town through the piano. Besides, it promote a competition for young talents, Piano Córdoba, as well as educational and innovation workshops and international masterclasses.

The FIP Guadalquivir export great musical shows and join them in the fashion, jewelery and gastronomy sector.