Instructions for entering the ICM Competition and its Regulations
The next International Chamber Music Competition will take place in Pinerolo and Turin from 3 to 9 March 2025. Participants in recent ICM Competitions have included young musicians from Italy, Albania, Argentina, Armenia, Australia, Austria, Azerbaijan, Belgium, Belarus, Brazil, Bulgaria, Canada, Chile, China, Korea, Croatia, Estonia, Finland, France, Georgia, Germany, Japan, Great Britain, Greece, India, Ireland, Israel, Kazakstan, Latvia, Lithuania, Malaysia, Moldova, Norway, the Netherlands, Poland, Portugal, Czech Republic, Rumania, Russia, Serbia, Siria, Slovakia, Spain, the USA, South Africa, Switzerland, Taiwan, Turkey, the Ukraine, Hungary, Uzbekistan, and Venezuela.
The competition is open to the following ensembles, the average age of whose members must be no more than 33 on 1/3/2025:
- duo (piano four hands; violin and piano; viola and piano; cello and piano; clarinet and piano)
- trio (violin, cello and pianoforte; viola and piano; clarinet, cello and piano)
- quartet (violin, viola, cello and piano; two violins, viola and cello)
- quintet (two violins, viola, cello and piano; clarinet, two violins, viola and cello; two violins, two violas and cello)
- sextet (two violins, two violas and two cellos.
The Jury for the 2024/25 competition consist of internationally renowned musicians: Lukas Hagen (Austria), violin; Wen-Sinn Yang (Suisse), cello; Claus Christian Schuster (Austria), piano; Gerard Caussè (France), viola; Cristo Barrios Reyes (Spain), clarinet; Francesco Pennarola (Italy), piano, Director of Conservatorio in Turin. The ensembles will competing for prizes totalling 31,500 euros.
Entries to the Competition, which automatically imply acceptance of all points of the Regulations, must be fully and correctly completed and arrive at our email address firstname.lastname@example.org no later than February 12, 2024. Within one month of the posting of the preselection results (November 18, 2024) the ensembles selected in 2024 must confirm their intention to take part in the live competition rounds in 2025.
!! THE REGULATIONS WAS UPDATED ON 20/10/2023 !!
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