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Sunday, May 12, 2013

Montreal International Musical Competition, And the finalists are...


Montreal, Saturday, May 11, 2013  –  The Montreal International Musical Competition (MIMC) announces the six finalists and the detailed schedule of the finals (Maison symphonique de Montréal, Place des Arts) :

TUESDAY, MAY 14 | 7:30 p.m.
Ji Young Lim – South Korea
Chi Li – Taiwan
Break
Marc Bouchkov – BelgiumBreak

WEDNESDAY, MAY 15 | 7:30 p.m.
Zeyu Victor Li – China
Fédor Roudine – France
Break
Stephen Waarts – United StatesBreak

The complete musical programme of each finalist is available at www.concoursmontreal.ca
The announcement of the laureates will be made following the last final session on Wednesday, May 15.

WHERE AND WHEN TO HEAR THE CANDIDATES

FINALS
MAY 14 & 15, 7:30 p.m.
Maison symphonique de Montréal
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
Guest Conductor: Maxim Vengerov
$50, $35, $20 | Student $25, $17.50, $10

GALA CONCERT
MAY 17, 7:30 p.m.
Maison symphonique de Montréal
Orchestre symphonique de Montréal
Guest Conductor: Maxim Vengerov
$65, $45, $30 | Student $32.50, $22.50, $15

INFORMATION AND BOX OFFICE
Tickets for the final round, the Gala concert of the laureates and the Concert prestige are available at the Place des Arts box office: www.laplacedesarts.com | 514 842-2112 | 1 866 842-2112. Prices are exclusive of all taxes and services.

CONCERT PRESTIGE

MONDAY, MAY 13, 7:30 p.m.Benefitting the Montreal International Musical Competition Foundation: Beethoven’s 7th Symphony and Triple Concerto with violinist Maxim Vengerov,cellist Stéphane Tétreault, pianist Serhiy Salov, the Orchestre de chambre I Musici de Montréal and Jean-Marie Zeitouni, Conductor and Artistic Director.

Maison symphonique de MontréalPlace des Arts box office: 514 842-2112 | $65, $45, $30 | Student $32,50, $22,50, $15
V.I.P. Tickets with cocktail: $150: 514 845-4108, extension 246

FREE ACTIVITIES

At the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts (MMFA) :

EXHIBITION OF CONTEMPORARY VIOLIN AND BOW MAKERS – MMFA Lounge
SUNDAY, MAY 12 | 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Twenty professional violin and bow makers from across Canada will exhibit their instruments and bows. A unique opportunity to discover and hear the different sounds of the violin, viola, cello and double bass.

MASTERCLASS WITH RÉGIS PASQUIER – Bourgie Concert Hall at MMFA
SUNDAY, MAY 12 | 3:30 p.m. to 6 p.m.

Régis Pasquier, one of our international jury members, will offer a master class, which is open to the public and he will share his expertise with selected young violinists.

ONLINE COVERAGE

www.espace.mu/cmim
Starting May 13, browse the MIMC 2013 exclusive content, including the archived recitals of the semi-finals. Live audio broadcast of the finals will be available for listening on demand for one year.

cbcmusic.ca/mimc
Until Sunday, May 19 | Day-to-day coverage of the MIMC

More details can be found at www.concoursmontreal.ca

The MIMC plays a key role in the finest tradition of classical concert music. The Competition seeks to discover and support young singers, violinists, and pianists who have distinguished themselves as masters of their art. Since the very first edition, dedicated to voice in 2002, nearly 2,000 candidates have applied to take part in the various editions, and, of these, more than 300 were given the opportunity to perform in Montreal, to the great delight of music lovers. The MIMC is a member of the World Federation of International Music Competitions, and of the Alink-Argerich Foundation.


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