Russian guitarist Anton Baranov won the 47th International Francisco Tárrega Competition, which took place in Benicássim, Spain from September 5-7, 2013. Baranov was also the winner of this year's GFA International Concert Artist Competition.
The other finalists of the Tárrega Competition were Ali Jorge Arango (Cuba), Marko Topchii (Ukraine), and Chia-Wei Lin (Taiwan). Baranov was also awarded the Audience Prize. Topchii won 2nd Place and was given the prize for the Best Interpretation of a Work of Tárrega. Over 20 musicians from 16 countries participated in the competition.
The members of this year's jury were Roberto Aussel, Salvador Brotons, Oscar Cáceres, Alex Garrobe, Ángel Sánchez Manglanos, Wolfgang Weigel, and Frederic Zigante. Past winners of the Tárrega Competition include David Russell, Raphaella Smits, Ana Vidovic, Marco Tamayo, Pablo Sainz Villegas, and 2006 GFA ICAC Winner Thomas Viloteau.