Montreal, Wednesday, May 15, 2013 – The Montreal International Musical Competition announces the names of the first 3 prize winners of the 2013 violin edition. The names of the winners of the special awards will be revealed on Friday, May 17, during the official awards ceremony preceding the gala concert :
1st PRIZE – $30,000
2nd PRIZE – $15,000
3rd PRIZE – $10,000
ZEYU VICTOR LI
Added to the First Prize is a "Sartory" model bow, offered by the Atelier Sandrine RAFFIN – Archetiers, valued at $3 700 CAD.
GALA CONCERT, FRIDAY, MAY 17, AT 7:30 PM
With the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal conducted by Maxim Vengerov
The three laureates will appear in a gala concert this Friday, May 17 at 7:30 p.m. at the Maison symphonique de Montréal. Under the direction of Maxim Vengerov, the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal will accompany the winners. The musical programme will be released one day prior to the concert on the Competition’s Website, at www.concoursmontreal.ca
Maison symphonique de Montréal
Place des Arts box officewww.laplacedesarts.com | 514 842-2112
$65, $45, $30 | Students: $32.50, $22.50, $15
Prices are exclusive of all taxes and services
BROADCAST OF THE CONCERT PRESTIGE
ESPACE MUSIQUE | 100.7 FM in Montréal
Thursday, May 16, 8 p.m. | Soirées classiques: Broadcast of the May 13 Concert prestige
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 conductor Jean-Marie Zeitouni, at the Maison symphonique de Montréal.
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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.
More details can be found at www.concoursmontreal.ca
Labels: Maison Symphonique de Montréal, Montreal International Musical Competition, Orchestre symphonique de Montréal