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WFIMC General Assembly launched at Swiss Embassy in Berlin

  The 63rd General Assembly of the World Federation of International Music Competitions was launched in Berlin at the Residence of the Swiss Ambassador to Germany, Dr Paul R. Seger. Hosts of the 2019 General Assembly, Sonja Stenhammar and Claes Egnell (Wilhelm Stenhammar International Music Competition) joined WFIMC members, supporters, artist managers and presenters to share the work of the […]

WFIMC Laureates perform Chinese Art Songs in Geneva

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 […]

63rd WFIMC General Assembly in Norrköping, Sweden

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 […]

WFIMC President’s Reception at Final of Hamamatsu International Piano Competition

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 […]

WFIMC International Circle launched in Geneva

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, […]