Discover the Members of the 2023 Violin Jury! Discover the Members of the 2023 Violin Jury!

Discover the Members of the 2023 Violin Jury!

Dear friends of the CMIM,

The CMIM is proud to unveil its international jury for Violin 2023. During this 21st edition, the eminent members of this international jury will listen to and evaluate the performances of 24 of the world’s most talented young violinists. The jury members will choose the laureates and winners of Violin 2023, which will take place from April 22 to May 4, 2023. The CMIM will award more than $150,000 in prizes offered by our generous partners and sponsors. Maestro Rafael Payare will conduct the CMIM’s official orchestra, the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (OSM), for the final on May 3 and 4, 2023.

Chaired once again by seasoned cultural manager Zarin Mehta, the jury for Violin 2023 will be comprised of seven prestigious members:

  • Salvatore Accardo (Italy)
  • Koichiro Harada (Japan)
  • Yura Lee (Korea/USA)
  • Mihaela Martin (Romania)
  • Lucie Robert (Canada)
  • Dmitri Sitkovetsky (UK/USA)
  • Krishna Thiagarajan (Germany/USA)

We are thrilled to offer our competitors the exceptional opportunity to perform for this distinguished panel!

The participation of Zarin Mehta is generously supported by Pierre Seccareccia.

Discover the Violin 2023 jury

New From Our Winners

  • Several participants in our Voice editions, including Anna-Sophie Neher (Voice 2018 and 2022), Hugo Laporte (finalist in Voice 2022), Julie Boulianne (Voice 2007), Magali Simard-Galdès (Voice 2018) and Sophie Naubert (Voice 2022) as well as Olivier Godin (official pianist of the CMIM) appear on the recording of the complete works for voice and piano by composer Jules Massenet, a large-scale project conducted in Québec by Festival Classica and published by ATMA Classique on November 4. [Read the news]
  • Pianist Charles Richard-Hamelin (winner of the 2014 Piano edition) has been awarded the Prix Denise-Pelletier, worth $30,000, as part of the Prix du Québec. At age 33, he is the youngest winner in the history of the prize. [Read the news]
  • Countertenor Nils Wanderer (Winner of the ICI Musique Audience Award of the Aria division of Voice 2022) wins the second prize at Operalia. [Read the news]