Browsing: Music Competition

Montreal, November 27, 2021 ▪ The Orchestre symphonique de Montréal is thrilled to announce the name of the 2021 OSM Competition’s Grand Prize winner: mezzo-soprano Rose Naggar-Tremblay. This 82nd edition dedicated to the voice was held in an entirely online format from November 13 to 27, bringing together Canada’s most talented young artists, and representing tomorrow’s rising generation of professional musical performers. In the comfort of their homes, surrounded by their loved ones, contestants were informed this afternoon of the results of the Competition during a ceremony hosted by ICI Musique radio personality Marie-Christine Trottier and OSM Assistant Bass, Eric…

Share:

Azrieli Music Prizes Winner of the 2022 Commission prize is Canadian-Iranian composer and pianist Iman Habibi. A founding member of the Piano Pinnacle piano duo, he has been ­commissioned by the Boston Symphony ­Orchestra, the Philadelphia Orchestra and the Orchestra of St. Luke’s, and has collaborated with the Vancouver and Winnipeg Symphony Orchestras and the JACK, Chiara, Del Sol and Calidore String Quartets. Other recent awards include numerous SOCAN Foundation prizes, the Brehm Prize for Choral Composition (2016) and grants from the Canada Council for the Arts, the Ontario Arts Council and the British Columbia Arts ­Council. www.imanhabibi.com. Aharon Harlap,…

Share:

Montréal, QC, Canada, November 4, 2021 – The Azrieli Foundation proudly announces the three laureates of their 2022 Azrieli Music Prizes (AMP) – the Azrieli Commission for Jewish Music to Iman Habibi, the Azrieli Prize for Jewish Music to Aharon Harlap and the second edition of the Azrieli Commission for Canadian Music to Rita Ueda. Established in 2014, the biennial Azrieli Music Prizes advance the Azrieli Foundation’s commitment to discovering, elevating and amplifying artistic voices that exhibit excellence and embodies its belief in music as a vital human endeavour that allows us to express our creativity; to expand our worldview; and…

Share:

Montreal, Nov. 1st 2021 – The OSM has announced the 8 finalists of the OSM Competition 2021 out of their 15 semi-finalists. Their semi-final recitals are still available. Click on the photo of the candidate of your choice to access their video. The videos of the finals will be available online on November 25, 2021 at concoursosm.ca. Finalists FINALIST Geoffrey Schellenberg Baritone FINALIST Carole-Anne Roussel Soprano FINALIST Rose Naggar-Tremblay Mezzo-Soprano FINALIST Simone McIntosh Mezzo Soprano FINALIST Martina Myskohlid Mezzo-Soprano FINALIST Alex Hetherington Mezzo-Soprano FINALIST Joel Balzun Baritone FINALIST Sophie Naubert Soprano

Share:

The 24-year-old canadian cellist Bryan Cheng has been awarded 2nd Prize and the Audience Prize at the Geneva 2021 International Music Competition (Concours de Genève) in Switzerland! Selected from 250 initial applicants, he is also the only Canadian to have reached the finals of this prestigious cello competition, performing the Cello Concerto in E minor of E. Elgar with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande and conductor Georg Fritzsch. Congratulations! The first cellist to win Grand Prize at the Orchestre symphonique de Montréal Competition, the first-ever Canadian laureate at the prestigious International Paulo Cello Competition and also winner of the inaugural Bader and Overton Canadian Cello…

Share:
Author : (Newswire)

We are proud to announce the Winners of Operalia 2021 right on time to celebrate the 2021 World Opera Day! First Prize Victoria Karkacheva, mezzo-soprano, Russia Ivan Ayon-Rivas, tenor, Peru Second Prize Mané Galoyan, soprano, Armenia Bekhzod Davronov, tenor, Uzbekistan Jonah Hoskins, tenor, USA Third Prize Emily Pogorelc, soprano, USA Dmitry Cheblykov, baritone, Russia Jusung Park, bass-baritone, South Korea Birgit Nilsson Prize Victoria Karkacheva, mezzo-soprano, Russia The Pepita Embil Prize of Zarzuela Mané Galoyan, soprano, Armenia The Don Plácido Domingo Ferrer Prize of Zarzuela Ivan Ayon-Rivas, tenor, Peru Rolex Prize of the Audience Mané Galoyan, soprano, Armenia Ivan Ayon-Rivas, tenor,…

Share:

Aaron Tan, a doctoral organ student at the Eastman School of Music with a PhD in engineering from the University of Michigan, has won the $25,000 first prize of the Canadian International Organ Competition. The multitalented Canadian – who also holds diplomas in piano and violin performance from the Royal Conservatory of Music in Toronto – was the third of five finalists to play in a marathon session Friday at Montreal’s Maison symphonique. Winner of the second prize was Ben Bloor (U.K.). Bryan Anderson (United States) and Tyler Boehmer (Canada) shared third prize. Anastasia Stahl of Russia, the other…

Share:

The 75th Geneva International Music Competition is starting this Saturday! The 16 candidates qualified for the semi-finals will be performing in Geneva from 23-26 October. Cellists will have to perform a 60-minute program, which includes a Sonata by Boccherini or J.S. Bach, a solo contemporary piece and the remaining program at free choice. Oboists will be presenting a 60-minute performance with Mozart’s Oboe Quartet in F Maj, a baroque Sonata with harpsichord, a contemporary piece for oboe solo and the rest of the program at free choice. The Final rounds will be held on Thursday 28 and Friday 29 October…

Share:

The Paris-born and Montreal-bred Canadian pianist Bruce (Xiaoyu) Liu has won the 40,000-euro first prize of the International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw, one of the most prestigious contests in the world. The 24-year-old graduate of the Montreal Conservatoire prevailed in dramatic fashion Wednesday evening with an emotionally refined and technically burnished performance of Chopin’s Piano Concerto in E Minor Op. 11. Results came in later than expected, a little after 8 p.m. EST – 2 a.m. in Warsaw. Possibly the delay was caused by an abundance of ex-aequo finishes – ties – that expanded the roster of main…

Share:

The winner of Gold is Bruce (Xiaoyu) Liu. Read the full story here. Here are the videos of the Finals. Two Canadians, J J Jun Li Bui of Toronto and Bruce (Xiaoyu) Liu of Montreal, have advanced to the finals of the International Chopin Piano Competition in Warsaw. Twelve hopefuls will perform one of the two Piano Concertos of Chopin in the final round, which takes place on Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday at the Warsaw Philharmonic Concert Hall. Sessions start at 6 p.m. Warsaw time (noon EST). Four contestants are heard each day. Liu’s performance of the Piano Concerto in…

Share:
1 2 3 14