2023 Montreal International Music Competition-Violin Announces Six Finalists

May 1, 2023, 12:34 AM · Late Sunday the Concours musical international de Montréal (Montreal International Music Competition) announced six finalists for its 2023 Violin Edition.

Montreal semi-finalists
Finalists in the 2023 Montreal International Music Competition-Violin. Photo by Tam Lan Truong.

The finalists are:

The final found will take place Wednesday and Thursday, when each finalist will perform a complete concerto of their choice with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal and guest conductor, Rafael Payare, at the Maison symphonique. The award winners will be announced following the last performances on Thursday.

You can find the livestream final round and also watch previous performances from this year's competition on-demand on this page (click here).

The jury for the 2023 Violin edition includes Richard Rodzinski (chairman), Koichiro Harada (Japan), Yura Lee (Korea/USA), Malcolm Lowe (Canada), Mihaela Martin(Romania), Lucie Robert (Canada), Dmitry Sitkovetsky (United Kingdom/USA) and Krishna Thiagarajan (Germany/USA).

Here are videos of the finalists, from their semi-final round:

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May 1, 2023 at 06:06 AM · I gotta go catch up and start at the hemidemisemi-finale!

May 1, 2023 at 04:29 PM · Christian, I'd be quavering at the prospect of watching so many videos.

May 1, 2023 at 08:25 PM · The whole world is counting on me!

May 1, 2023 at 11:44 PM · Paul Deck, I'd be semi-quavering.

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