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2020 Piano Edition of the Concours Musical International de Montreal



2020 Piano Edition of the Concours Musical International de Montreal

The Italian Cultural Institute of Montreal is pleased to announce and to promote the 2020 Piano Edition of the Concours Musical International de Montréal (CMIM). This contest includes a competitive part, attended by twenty-four contestants between 16 and 30 years old, and a junior special concert played by six pianists between 9 and 14 years old.

From May 3rd to May 14th
Salle Bourgie (Claire and Marc Bourgie Pavilion, Montréal Museum of Fine Arts, 1339 Sherbrooke Street West, Montréal)
Maison Symphonique (1600 St-Urbain Street, Montréal)

The CMIM is an important cultural event which takes place annually, related to three disciplines: singing, violin and piano. The schedule of the 2020 Piano Edition involves twenty-four young pianists from various countries around the world (Canada, China, France, Italy, Japan, Poland, Romania, Russia, South Korea, USA, Uzbekistan) that will compete during the three rounds of the contest. The first round and the semifinals will be held at the Salle Bourgie from May 3rd to May 8th, while the finals will be hosted by the Maison Symphonique on May 12th and 13th.

The contest proposes, to those who are interested, the opportunity to host one of the contestants, favouring a unique experience of integration and mutual cultural enrichment. The requirements for the application are to live on the island of Montréal or near to metro or bus stop; to have a car or to be autonomous in terms of transports; to be available to accompany the pianist; to have the possibility to offer accommodation and food free of charge. In return, host families will receive two tickets to attend the rehearsals, all the special events and the final reception which will follow the finals and the delivery of the CMIM Piano 2020 award.

Those who are interested are kindly invited to download the application form.


Date: Da Sunday, May 03, 2020 a Thursday, May 14, 2020

Organized by : Concours Musical International de Montréal

In collaboration with : Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Montreal

Entrance : With fee