Concours musical international de Montréal 2024

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Concours musical international de Montréal 2024

May 5 - May 16

From May 5 to 16, 2024, the piano takes centre stage at the Concours musical international de Montréal (CMIM). This elite-level competition is aimed at pianists of the new generation who are destined for a professional career.


The competition finalists will have the exceptional opportunity to perform under the baton of Xian Zhang for the Grand Final with the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal (OSM), on May 15 and 16, 2024, at Maison symphonique de Montréal.


The jury for the Piano 2024 edition of the Concours musical international de Montréal (CMIM) will be chaired by Zarin Mehta. 

Young pianists of all nationalities, born between January 1, 1994, and December 31, 2007, may apply for the competition.  

Application period: September 1 to October 31, 2023
Invitations to the candidates: December 15, 2023
Submission of final programmes: January 19, 2024
Announcement of the candidates: February 1, 2024
Arrival of the candidates in Montreal: May 3, 2024
First Round: May 5 to 7, 2024
Semifinal: May 9 to 12, 2024
Final: May 15 and 16, 2024  


More than $150,000 CAD in prizes, awards, and grants will be awarded to the laureates and winners of the Piano 2024 edition.



The Concours musical international de Montréal (CMIM) is considered one of the great cultural achievements in Canada. The CMIM aims to stimulate the emergence of the new generation of musicians destined for a professional career and to promote their influence within the international artistic community while making classical music accessible to the greatest number of people.

The Competition has earned an undeniable worldwide reputation. People come from all over the world to participate. Since its creation in 2001, near to 5,000 young musicians from over 90 countries, trained in the world’s leading schools, have entered the CMIM to compete against the world’s rising musical talent.

Founded in 2001 by internationally renowned bass Joseph Rouleau (1929-2019) and politician and philanthropist André Bourbeau (1936-2018), the CMIM is today one of the most prominent international competitions.


May 5
May 16
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