News

Piano 2017: Tribute to André MathieuPiano 2017: Tribute to André Mathieu

To honour the work of Montreal pianist and composer André Mathieu, the CMIM’s administrators have chosen Laurentienne No. 2 as the compulsory Canadian work for candidates in their semifinal recital.

CMIM 2016: Detailed Schedule of the Quarter-Final RoundCMIM 2016: Detailed Schedule of the Quarter-Final Round

Following a random draw earlier today, the Competition officials reveal the order of appearance and detailed schedule for the 23 violinists (down from 24 after a last-minute withdrawal from German candidate Albrecht Menzel) participating in the quarter-final round at Bourgie Hall.

CMIM celebrates Jean Papineau-CoutureCMIM celebrates Jean Papineau-Couture

The CMIM is pleased to announce the selection of the Sonata in G (first movement) by Montreal composer Jean Papineau-Couture (1916-2000) as the imposed Canadian work for Violin 2016.

CMIM volunteer receives the Governor General’s Caring Canadian AwardCMIM volunteer receives the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award

Mr. Vania Atudorei, professor at Collège Gérald-Godin and CMIM volunteer, received the Governor General’s Caring Canadian Award

RECORD INCREASE IN APPLICATIONS FOR CMIM Violin 2016RECORD INCREASE IN APPLICATIONS FOR CMIM Violin 2016

Montréal, January 19, 2016 – Over 200 violinists have applied to take part in the next edition of the Concours musical international de Montréal (CMIM), up 70% from last year’s edition (Voice 2015) and the previous Violin edition in 2013. A total of 206 applications were submitted by 125 women and 81 men, with an average age of 23 years.

Prizes Galore!Prizes Galore!

Candidates of the upcoming Concours musical international de Montréal (CMIM) have reason to rejoice! The CMIM is introducing three special prizes during the 2016 Violin edition, which brings the total prize money to $83,000!

Maestro Guerrero returns to the MIMC!Maestro Guerrero returns to the MIMC!

Maestro Giancarlo Guerrero, Music Director of the Nashville Symphony Orchestra and Principal Guest Conductor of the Cleveland Orchestra Miami Residency, returns to Montreal in 2016.

En route to the 2016 violin editionEn route to the 2016 violin edition

The repertoire and application rules for the 15th edition of the MIMC—the fifth dedicated to violin—are now available online.

The winners of the special awardsThe winners of the special awards

Montreal, June 5, 2015 — The Montreal International Musical Competition announces the names of the winners of the special awards and would like to congratulate all the participants of the 2015 Voice edition. The winners share over $80,000 in prizes (eight awards and three grants).

South Korean tenor Keonwoo Kim wins First PrizeSouth Korean tenor Keonwoo Kim wins First Prize

Montreal, June 3, 2015 — Following ten days of intense high-level competition, the Montreal International Musical Competition (MIMC) culminated this evening with the announcement of the top three prizewinners of its 2015 Voice edition. All other prizes will be announced at the official awards ceremony that will take place before the Gala Concert, on June 5.