World Federation of International Music Competitions

Chopin Competition final (3rd edition, 1937), one of the founding members of the Federation.

The World Federation of International Music Competitions (WFIMC) is an organization based in Geneva, Switzerland that maintains a network of the internationally recognized organisations that aim to discover the most promising young talents in classical music through public competition[1]. It was founded in 1957, and now 120 of the world's leading music competitions are members of the federation.

Member organizations by year of membershipEdit

1957 (Founding members)Edit

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1963Edit

  •   Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia International Composition Competition, Rome

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1973Edit

  •   Grand Prix de Chartres

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1985Edit

  •   Rodolfo Lipizer International Violin Competition, Gorizia

1986Edit

1987Edit

1988Edit

  •   Bilbao International Singing Competition
  •   Cologne International Music Competition (violin, piano, singing)

1989Edit

  •   Dublin International Piano Competition

1990Edit

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1993Edit

1994Edit

  •   Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis International Piano and Organ Competition, Vilnius
  •   Scottish International Piano Competition, Glasgow

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1998Edit

2000Edit

  •   Ville de Paris International Music Competition
  •   Witold Lutoslawski International Cello Competition, Warsaw

2001Edit

  •   Alexander Girardi International Singing Competition, Coburg
  •   Luxembourg International Percussion Competition

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2007Edit

2008Edit

  •   Max Rostal International Viola and Violin Competition, Berlin
  •   Swedish International Duo Competition, Katrineholm

2009Edit

  •   China International Singing Competition, Ningbo
  •   China International Violin Competition, Qingdao
  •   Jeju International Brass Competition
  •   Maj Lind International Piano Competition, Helsinki
  •   Rina Sala Gallo International Piano Competition, Monza
  •   Seoul International Music Competition (piano, violin, singing), Seoul
  •   Telekom - Ludwig van Beethoven International Piano Competition, Bonn
  •   Wilhelm Stenhammar International Music Competition (for singers), Norrköping

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See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "World Federation of International Music Competitions - Annual Book 2018". issuu.com. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  2. ^ "Queen Elisabeth International Music Competition". www.cmireb.be. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  3. ^ "Mirjam Helin International Singing Competition". www.mirjamhelin.fi. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  4. ^ "Franz Schubert and Modern Music International Music Competition". schubert.kug.ac.at. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  5. ^ "Joseph Joachim International Violin Competition". www.jjv-hannover.de. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  6. ^ "Michael Hill International Violin Competition". www.michaelhillinternationalviolincompetition.com. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  7. ^ "Paderewski International Piano Competition". konkurspaderewskiego.pl. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  8. ^ "Beijing International Music Competition". www.bjimc.cn. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  9. ^ "Gaspar Cassado International Violoncello Competition". www.cassado-cello.jp. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  10. ^ "International Violin Competition Henri Marteau". www.violinwettbewerb-marteau.de. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  11. ^ "International J. M. Sperger Competition for Double Bass". www.spergerwettbewerb.de. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  12. ^ "Trondheim International Chamber Music Competition". www.ticc.no. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  13. ^ "Aram Khachaturian International Competition". www.akhic.am. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  14. ^ "Tokyo International Music Competition for Conducting". conductingtokyo.org. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  15. ^ "China Shenzhen International Piano Concerto Competition". www.csipcc.com.cn. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  16. ^ "Takamatsu International Piano Competition". www.tipc.jp. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  17. ^ "Top of the World International Piano Competition". topoftheworld.no. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  18. ^ "Hong Kong International Piano Competition". topoftheworld.no. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  19. ^ "Canadian International Organ Competition". www.ciocm.org. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  20. ^ "Elena Obraztsova International Competition of Young Opera Singers". www.obraztsova.org. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  21. ^ ""Giorgos Thymis" International Piano Competition". www.thymiscompetition.gr. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  22. ^ "International Edvard Grieg Piano Competition". griegcompetition.com. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  23. ^ "Schoenfeld International String Competition". schoenfeldcompetition.com. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  24. ^ "International Piano Competition - Istanbul Orchestra'Sion". www.nds.k12.tr. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  25. ^ "Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition". longwoodgardens.org. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  26. ^ "Primrose International Viola Competition". www.primrosecompetition.org. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  27. ^ "Princess Astrid International Music Competition". www.tso.no. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  28. ^ "The Mahler Competition". www.tso.no. Retrieved 2018-11-16.
  29. ^ "Zhuhai International Mozart Competitionpublisher =www.zhmozart.org". Retrieved 2018-11-16.

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