Concours musical international de Montréal

24 of the World’s Most Promising Violinists Compete in Montreal

– 16 women and 8 men from 13 countries with an average age of 23, have been selected to participate in the 15th Concours musical international de Montréal (CMIM). The highest number of candidates are from the Unites States (7) and South Korea (6), followed by Japan (3) and France (2). The remaining nine countries are represented by one participant each: Bulgaria, China, Finland, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Russia, Taiwan and Ukraine.

From May 22 to June 2, 2016, be the first to discover these young virtuosos as they compete for over $86,000 in prizes.

The international jury for this edition includes: Pierre Amoyal (France); Boris Brott (Canada); Boris Garlitsky (Russia); Ida Kavafian (Armenia/United States); Mihaela Martin (Romania); Vera Tsu Wei-Ling (China); and Kathleen Winkler (United States). André Bourbeau, Co-Founder and Chairman of the CMIM, will act as non-voting president of the jury.

The quarter-final (May 23 to May 25) and semi-final rounds (May 27 & 28) will be held at Bourgie Hall of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts.
For tickets and information:  514-285-2000

The finals (May 30 & 31) and gala concert (June 2) at Maison symphonique with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal led by Maestro Giancarlo Guerrero.
For more information and tickets: 514-842-2112 or 1-866-842-2112

The mission of the Concours musical international de Montréal is to discover and support young
singers, violinists and pianists who demonstrate exceptional mastery of their art. The CMIM is the
only international competition in North America to be held annually and to present three disciplines
in a three-year rotation. Since its first edition dedicated to voice in 2002, more than 2,500 hopefuls
have entered the Competition and over 400 have performed in Montreal, much to the delight of
music lovers.
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