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Wilhelm Stenhammar International Music Competition

”I am happy and proud to have been able to arrange an international opera competition in Sweden since 2006, on the highest possible level. Many of our singers have developed prosperous careers and are now singing at some of the most famous opera scenes around the world. WSIMC reinforces the picture of Sweden as a nation of culture – also […]

Arturo Toscanini International Conducting Competition

Pre-Selections Il Concorso Internazionale di Direzione d’Orchestra “Arturo Toscanini”, dedicato al grande direttore d’orchestra nato a Parma nel 1867 e morto a New York nel 1957, è stato fondato nel 1985 e giungerà nel 2017 alla sua decima edizione. Il Concorso, che si fregia dell’Alto Patronato del Presidente della Repubblica Italiana e del Patrocinio del Presidente della Regione Emilia-Romagna e […]

Osaka International Chamber Music Competition

Music is called the universal language that touches the hearts of all ages. The Japan Chamber Music Foundation was established in 1992 to enhance the appeal of chamber music, described as the origin of music. It organized the first Osaka International Chamber Music Competition the following year. Since then, we have continued to hold this musical event every three years […]

Markneukirchen International Instrumental Competition

The Markneukirchen International Instrumental Competition is held in a world-famous centre of musical instrument making. Musical instruments have been built in high quality in the “Musikwinkel” for 350 years. The competition has its roots in this long and living tradition. The competition started with the modest beginning of a violin contest from 1950 to 1965. The competition has developed to […]

Prague Spring International Music Competition

Rafael Kubelík and members of the Czech Philharmonic came up with the idea of holding an international music competition at the Prague Spring Festival in 1946. That same year, the conditions were announced for a violin competition for the Jan Kubelík Prize. The first competition took place in May 1947 at the Prague Spring International Music Festival. Jan Masaryk, the […]