The CMIM reveals the 24 candidates invited to participate in the 2023 violin edition

The CMIM reveals the 24 candidates invited to participate in the 2023 violin edition

The Concours Musical international de Montréal reveals its selection of the world’s most outstanding violinists of the new generation. These 24 candidates have been invited to participate in the CMIM Violin edition, taking place from April 22 to May 4, 2023. These talented violinists between the ages of 17 and 27, from 11 different countries, including two from Canada, will compete to share in nearly $160,000 in prizes and awards. The CMIM received 248 applications from 37 countries, a record for a Violin edition. The notoriety of the CMIM has attracted the most exceptional players for this promising Violin 2023 edition, who are not only astounding technical players, but already complete musical artists.

David Bernat USA
Claire Bourg USA
Aaron Chan, Canada / Hong Kong
Elli Choi USA
SongHa Choi South Korea
Gabrielle Després Canada / USA
Leonard Fu Germany
Yeyeong Jenny Jin South Korea
Lorenz Karls Sweden
Yesong Sophie Lee USA
SooBeen Lee South Korea
Bohdan Luts Ukraine
Nathan Meltzer USA
Georgii Moroz Ukraine
Kyumin Park South Korea
Aoi Saito Japan
Michael Shaham Isarel
Dongyoung Jake Shim South Korea
Karen Su USA
Ruslan Talas Kazakhstan
Dmytro Udovychenko Ukraine
Pauline van der Rest Belgium
Shihan Wang China
Zhixin Zhang China

Le Concours musical international de Montréal (CMIM) is a springboard for the next generation of the world’s greatest classical music talent. In total, 84 winners, proud ambassadors of CMIM, from all over the world, have had this unique experience. After their participation in CMIM, many of these musicians have been invited to perform in prestigious venues and are now pursuing successful international careers. Since its first edition dedicated to Voice in 2002, 500 competitors have been welcomed to perform before enthusiastic audiences in Montreal.


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