Musical America’s Artist of the Year – Daniil Trifonov

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.

Inaugural Deans and Arts Leaders’ Summit

WFIMC delivered the keynote address and jointly hosted the Inaugural Deans and Arts Leaders’ Summit in collaboration with the Schoenfeld International String Competition. A terrific gathering of industry leaders and musicians was held during the recent Schoenfeld International String Competition to discuss the benefits and future directions of international music competitions. With a focus on China, the Summit considered the […]

Vale M Bourbeau

Vale M Bourbeau. All of us at the WFIMC send our deepest condolences to M Bourbeau’s family and the Concours musical international de Montréal. He made such a wonderful contribution to music and musicians and we are most grateful that we were able to share time with him last May at our last General Assembly. We wish the very best […]