First Round

24 competitors show the world what they are made of. Get inspired!
Over the course of 3 days, competitors will give a 45 minute recital. They must include a piece by J.S. Bach during the first or semifinal round. 
At the end of the last session, on May 6th, the jury will deliberate and announce the name of the 12 semifinalists.

Check out the full schedule of the First round below.

Concert Dates

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 02:00am

In April 2021, the CMIM will determine the performance order by draw. Come back a little later to find out when each candidate will be performing.
In the meantime, you can find out more about the 24 candidates on our Competition page.

Wednesday, May 26, 2021 - 07:30am

In April 2021, the CMIM will determine the performance order by draw. Come back a little later to find out when each candidate will be performing.
In the meantime, you can find out more about the 24 candidates on our Competition page.

Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 02:00am

In April 2021, the CMIM will determine the performance order by draw. Come back a little later to find out when each candidate will be performing.
In the meantime, you can find out more about the 24 candidates on our Competition page.

Thursday, May 27, 2021 - 07:30am

In April 2021, the CMIM will determine the performance order by draw. Come back a little later to find out when each candidate will be performing.
In the meantime, you can find out more about the 24 candidates on our Competition page.

Friday, May 28, 2021 - 02:00am

In April 2021, the CMIM will determine the performance order by draw. Come back a little later to find out when each candidate will be performing.
In the meantime, you can find out more about the 24 candidates on our Competition page.

Friday, May 28, 2021 - 07:30am

In April 2021, the CMIM will determine the performance order by draw. Come back a little later to find out when each candidate will be performing.
In the meantime, you can find out more about the 24 candidates on our Competition page.

Concert Hall

Montreal Museum of Fine Arts Bourgie Hall
1339, Sherbrooke West, Montréal
Metro: Guy-Concordia | Bus: 24