• FIRST ROUND: April, Tuesday 19 - Wednesday 20: 3.30 PM to 10 PM
• SEMI-FINAL - April, Friday 22: 2 PM to 10 PM
• FINAL - April, Saturday 23 : 3 PM to 7 PM
Since 2004, the Lyon international chamber music competition welcome young artists from over the world. 6 disciplines are addressed in turn: Trio with piano, violin and piano duo, voice and piano duo, cello and piano duo, String quartet, Wind quintet.
Member of the World Federation of International Music Competitions, the CIMCL offers excellent participation conditions which associate the great institutions in Lyon: rounds taking place at the Opéra de Lyon, Conservatoires, Université Lumière and assure a financial endowment for more than 25K €, enhanced by residencies and concerts, as well as a good media coverage (France musique, NoMadMusic, Classic@Home).
The quality of the jury members (Felicity Lott, Menahem Pressler, Claire Désert, Natalia Gutman, Roger Vignoles, Lluis Claret, Pamela Franck, Marc Lubotsky, Valentin Erben, Jean-Marc Philips, etc.) contributes to the competition quality.
The competition programs always propose to the candidates to approach the great repertoire and even more intently the French composers. Commissioned works are imposed every year.
Among the most reputed prize-winners: Trio Messiaen, Diana Tishchenko (violin), Joachim Carr (piano), Trio Van Baerle, Yumiko Tanimura (soprano) and Jonas Vitaud (piano), Duo Contraste (Cyrille Dubois (ténor) - Tristan Raës (piano)), Duo Urba (Marius Urba (cello) Vita Kahn (piano)), Trio Helios, Ensemble Ouranos, etc.
The Prize-winners concert, presented by the France musical journalist Judith Chaine, will be held at the Opéra de Lyon, on Sunday 16th of October, 2022 at 6 pm. This event will not be broadcast online.
A huge thank-you to the trustworthiness of the Lyon competition partners.
The CIMCL is supported by Ville de Lyon, Région Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, Métropole de Lyon, DRAC Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes, DAAC de Lyon, Opéra de Lyon, CNSMD de Lyon, Université Lumière Lyon 2, le Conservatoire à rayonnement régional de Lyon, Sacem, Caisse d'Epargne Rhône-Alpes, P3G Gardette, c.Ozé, Calexa group, Lutherie Daguin, Fondation Salabert, Domino assist'm, Luthier Alexandre Snitkovski, Association française du violoncelle, Groupe Acti Conseil, Cordes Savarez-Corelli, Initiative Octalfa, Savarez-Corelli, Bois d’Harmonie,Restalliance, Négovision, RSM, La Belle Saison, Palazzetto Bru Zane, Lyon Parc Auto, JC Decaux, France Musique, NoMadPlay, ProQuartet, Auditorium-Orchestre National de Lyon

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