A privilege to meet (and hear in recital) two wonderful WFIMC Laureates in Geneva last week. Liao Changyong (Queen Sonja International Music Competition and International Singing Competition of Toulouse) and Sun Yingdi (Liszt Competition) programmed a concert of Chinese Art Songs accompanied by contemporary Chinese calligraphic works. Liao Changyong (baritone) and Sun Yingdi (pianist), based at the Shanghai Conservatory of […]
The World Federation of International Music Competitions (WFIMC) is proud to announce that its 63rd General Assembly will be held May 8 – 11, 2019 in Norrköping, Sweden. Based in Geneva, the WFIMC is THE network and advocacy organisation for music competitions, representing the interests of 122 of the member competitions held in 40 countries. Each year, the WFIMC General Assembly […]
Didier Schnorhk (WFIMC President), Noriko Ogawa (Artistic Director of the Hamamatsu International Piano Competition & WFIMC Board Member), and Jacques Marquis (WFIMC Treasurer) – pictured above – welcomed fellow WFIMC Members and friends at a Reception prior to the Final of the 10th Hamamatsu International Piano Competition. A perfect opportunity to celebrate the work of our Japanese Member Competitions and […]
Founded in Geneva in 1957, the World Federation of International Music Competitions (WFIMC) represents 122 music competitions in 40 countries in all disciplines. As the reference point and governing body for international music competitions, the World Federation of International Music Competitions promotes, encourages, advises and informs thousands of young musicians each and every year. Launched at a private soirée in Geneva, […]
Russian pianist, Daniil Trifonov, laureate of the Fryderyk Chopin, Arthur Rubinstein and Tchaikovsky Competitions, has been announced 2019 Artist of the Year by Musical America. The Awards have been in place since 1960 and the multi WFIMC Member Competition laureate will receive his award at a ceremony at Carnegie Hall in December. Congratulations! Read the full Musical America announcement here.