TWELVE VIOLINISTS FROM EIGHT COUNTRIES  MOVE ON TO THE SEMIFINAL ROUND TWELVE VIOLINISTS FROM EIGHT COUNTRIES MOVE ON TO THE SEMIFINAL ROUND

Montréal, Wednesday, May 25, 2016 – The Concours musical international de Montréal (CMIM) announces the names of the 12 violinists from eight countries competing in the semifinals on May 27 and May 28 at Bourgie Hall of the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. Here is the detailed schedule:

 

FRIDAY, MAY 27

1st session 2:30 p.m.

 

Sirena Huang (United States)

Fedor Rudin (France – Russia)

Christine Lim (United States – South Korea)

2nd session 7:30 p.m.

 

Minami Yoshida (Japan)

Petteri Iivonen (Finland)

Ayana Tsuji (Japan)

 

SATURDAY, MAY 28

3rd session 2:30 p.m.

 

Richard Lin (Taiwan – United States)

Xiao Wang (China)

Anna Lee (South Korea)

4th session 7:30 p.m.

 

Bomsori Kim (South Korea)

Gyehee Kim (South Korea)

Ji Won Song (South Korea)

 

 

The complete musical programme of each candidate is available at concoursmontreal.ca/en/the-competitions/violin/.

The six finalists will be announced following the last semifinal session on Saturday, May 28. The finals (May 30 and 31) and gala concert (June 2) take place at the Maison symphonique, with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (OSM) led by guest conductor Giancarlo Guerrero. Previously the winners were announced after the second night of the final round, but for the first time the Competition will announce the top three prizewinners, as well as the winners of all the special awards, at the awards ceremony preceding the gala concert on June 2, at 7:30 p.m. The audience can expect both surprise announcements and performances.

All three rounds of the CMIM, as well as the gala concert, will be webcast live on concoursmontreal.ca/live and will be available on demand on its YouTube channel. The finals and gala concert will also be webcast live and available on demand for three months on medici.tv, global leader in classical music content.  

Experience the CMIM first-hand and come support the competitors – the best musical athletes in the world!

  • Finals and gala concert – The Place des Arts box office: com | 514 842-2112 | 1 866 842-2112.
  • Quarter-final and semifinal rounds – Bourgie Concert Hall, Montreal Museum of Fine Arts: qc.ca/en/concerts | 514 285-2000, option 4.