International Jeunesses Musicales Competition Belgrade

International Jeunesses Musicales Competition Belgrade 2021

Since 1971, the International Jeunesses Musicales Competition Belgrade is dedicated to young music artists ready to start their professional careers and, in front of the authoritative international jury, weigh their value, level of creativity, technical ability. The Competition has been held 47 times in various solo and chamber disciplines and it was attended by about 2,000 soloists and over 200 chamber ensembles. Participants came from all continents, in over 70 countries worldwide. The jury of the Competition consisted of some of the biggest names in the music scene and pedagogy (André Navarra, Pina Carmirelli, Max Rostal, Leon Gusens, Igor Ozim, Ludwig Kurkiewitch, Kendall Taylor, Eugène Tray, Pierre Pierlot, Maria Livia São Marcos, Pawel Kogan, Mikhail Voskresensky, Xavier Monsalvatje, David Takeno, Michael Frischenschlager, Christian Lardé, Guy Fallot, André Gertler, Romano Corrado, Karen Khachaturian, Daniil Shafran, Henry Didier, Rodion Shchedrin, Theo Olof, Bonaldo Giaiotti, Mineo Hayashi, Konstantin Bogino, Robin Bouman…). Throughout the years, the winners of the Competition have proved themselves as skilled musicians and performed at the most important concert stages and opera scenes.

The International Jeunesses Musicales Competition Belgrade is held every year in March, at the Ilija Milosavljević Kolarac Foundation. The patron is the City Assembly of Belgrade and this competition is officially one of the few manifestations of exceptional importance for the city of Belgrade and Serbia. The Competition has been supported and funded by the most respected social and cultural institutions in Serbia. This large and important project attracted the attention of numerous media and sponsors who had made their interest in supporting the art of the youth, international understanding and cohesion and, in particular, recognition of Serbian community and the city of Belgrade.

Selectors of the Competition programe are the world’s well-known cellists, professor from Faculty of Music in Belgrade, Sandra Belić (Serbia) and honorary selector, professor Natalia Gutman (Russia).

Application Deadline – 31 December 2020

  • Application Deadline Date (day-month-year) : 31-12-2020


21 - 30 Mar 2021


All Day

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Belgrade, Serbia


Jeunesses Musicales Belgrade