Concours musical international de Montréal

Violin 2016 Prizewinners

Congratulations to Ayana Tsuji (centre), Bomsori Kim (left) and Minami Yoshida (right)

Watch their performances at concoursmontreal.ca/live

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CMIM 2016 Violin Finalists Revealed

May 30 & 31 at 7:30 p.m. at Maison symphonique

With the OSM & conductor Giancarlo Guerrero

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CMIM 2016 semifinalists

12 violinists from 8 countries on to the next round

Don't miss their performances May 27 & 28 at Bourgie Hall

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CMIM 2016 Webcast

Live & On Demand

Watch all the rounds including the Gala concert here!

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Quarter-Final Schedule

May 23, 24 & 25

Bourgie Hall, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

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Violin 2016

From May 22 to June 2

24 violinists in an international competition

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International Jury Violin 2016

Meet the jury

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Our competitions

Piano 2017

From May 1 to 12, 2017

In 2017, the CMIM will hold its fifth edition dedicated to piano. The rules and conditions of participation and the required repertoire are now available. Click on the link below.

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Application deadline:
January 14, 2017
Age limit:
30 years old on May 1, 2017

Online Application Form will be available soon. 

Voice 2018

Dates to be confirmed (spring 2018)

In 2018, the CMIM will hold its seventh edition dedicated to voice. The rules and conditions of participation, the required repertoire and the application form will be available in Spring 2017.

Application deadline:
To be announced
Age limit:
33 years old on January 1, 2018

Philippe Sly, bass-baritone, Canada

“The CMIM not only supported me and my career in unforeseeable ways but also gave me the confidence to be an individual artist.”

Philippe Sly, bass-baritone, Canada
1st Prize Winner of the CMIM in 2012

Beatrice Rana, pianist, Italy

“The CMIM gave me much more than a first prize: just after the competition I received so many invitations for concerts in America, Europe and Asia, I had the opportunity of recording my first CD. If someone would ask me: did the Montréal Competition help your career? I would unhesitatingly answer: it made possible my dream of being a pianist come true.”

Beatrice Rana, pianist, Italy
1st Prize Winner of the CMIM in 2011

Benjamin Beilman, violinist, USA

“My experience with the CMIM has been a complete dream come true. It has provided me with all the means needed to begin an international solo career: concert opportunities with great orchestras and conductors, career guidance and mentorship, and financial support for innovative career-building projects. Without the CMIM's tireless work and support, I would not be where I am today.”

Benjamin Beilman, violinist, USA
1st Prize Winner of the CMIM in 2010

Nareh Arghamanyan, pianist, Armenia

"The CMIM has been one of the strongest and most important experiences in my life. I feel very grateful to the competition, thanks to which many doors opened up and a lot of wonderful opportunities came my way. I took part in various other competitions before, but I have never seen such a warm atmosphere, where there is so much care and love shown towards the contestants.”

Nareh Arghamanyan, pianist, Armenia
1st Prize Winner of the CMIM in 2008