The Concours musical international de Montréal (CMIM) will give out a record amount in prizes and awards during its next piano edition, presented online, free of charge, from April 26 to May 14.
March 18th 2021 - Canadian composer John Burge will be on the program at the 19th edition of the Concours musical international de Montréal. All competitors taking part in the 2021 Piano edition must prepare to perform three of the Canadian composer’s Twenty-four Preludes as part of the final round.
Montréal, March 2, 2021 - The Concours musical international de Montréal (CMIM) is proud to announce the addition of two new members of the jury for its 19th edition. Pianists Charles Richard-Hamelin (Canada) and Till Fellner (Austria), both laureates of international competitions, will join the other members of the jury announced earlier. On the strength of their international experience, they will bring a perspective that is both youthful and seasoned to the competition this year.
Montréal, January 21, 2021 — The Concours musical international de Montréal (CMIM) is pleased to announce that a piano edition will take place in 2021. From April 26 to May 14, 2021, 27 of the world’s finest young pianists, hailing from eleven different countries and currently confined in thirteen different cities, will take part in the 19th edition of the CMIM. Modern technology and the generous support of our loyal partners will allow us to realize an entirely online competition where emotion is guaranteed to transcend the screen.
Montréal, August 6 2020 - This summer, the Concours musical international de Montréal (CMIM) invites five of its past laureates and recipients of special prizes for surprise outdoor performances on its balcony - "Côté balcon".
Montréal, April 30 2020 - The current confinement and the closing of international borders do not prevent music from traveling and coming to us. Inspired by the lyrics of Robert Charlebois's Je reviendrai à Montréal, the CMIM invites you to an International Online Festival.
Montreal, March 17, 2020 – Following the Quebec Premier’s official announcement banning public gatherings of more than 250 people and, more recently, the announcement of the closing of Canadian borders in order to curb the spread of COVID-19, the Concours musical international de Montréal (CMIM) is obliged to postpone its 19th edition, scheduled for May 4 to 13, 2020.
24 of the world’s most promising violinists to compete in Montreal
Montréal, January 22, 2019 — 24 of the world’s most promising young violinists—15 women and 9 men between the ages of 16 and 28, from 13 nations—have been selected to participate in the CMIM (Concours musical international de Montréal) running from May 29 to June 5, 2019. The United States leads the selection with seven violinists, followed by Japan and South Korea with 5 violinists each. Germany is represented by two competitors and the following nations are each represented by one competitor: Austria, China, Czech Republic, France, Latvia, Russia, Spain, Taiwan and Ukraine.
Montreal, Wednesday, January 9, 2019 – Earlier today, the Conseil des arts de Montréal announced that the CMIM (Concours musical international de Montréal) is one of the finalists nominated for its 34th Grand Prix, to be held on March 21, 2019.
CMIM violin 2019: first prize worth over $100,000
Entries for application now open
Montréal, August 15, 2018 — The CMIM (Concours musical international de Montréal) is proud to announce that Violin 2019's First Prize is valued at over CA$100,000. This is an all-time high for a First Prize at the CMIM, increasing from $80,000 to $102,500 thanks to the generosity of valued partners.