Cello 2020 - Applications open!

The 75th Geneva International Music Competition will be presenting Cello and will be held from 23 Oct - 5 Nov. 2020. Applications are now open! Deadline on 30 April 2020.

Composition Final Round

The three finalists' works for oboe and ensemble will performed as world premiere by the Lemanic Modern Ensemble, conducted by Pierre Bleuse!

Percussion competition

With an exciting and wide-ranging programme, combining video and electronics, the percussion competition promises to be very spectacular... Buy your tickets now!

Composition finalists

The International Jury of the composition competition has selected 3 finalists for the next composition competition. Discover their names!

Percussion candidates

34 percussionists aged 19 to 29 years old from 12 countries have been selected to participate in the 74th Geneva International Music Competition ! Discover their names!

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Prizewinners Workshop 2019

Each year, the Geneva Competition offers a Prizewinners Workshop. During one week, participants can take part in a series of workshops comprising different subjects, such as performance, health, career management, image and social media.

80 years of history

Founded in 1939, the Geneva International Music Competition is one of the first of its kind. Explore the archives of the Geneva Competition! Videos are available in our multimedia section. 

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