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The 73rd Geneva International Music Competition is presenting piano & clarinet and will be held from 27 October - 14 November 2018.

Application deadline : 4 May 2018 : candidates are invited to register directly on this website.

> Programme, rules & registration for the piano competition here
> Programme, rules & registration for the clarinet competition here

By becoming a member of the Friends Association, you bring precious support to young musicians from around the world who present themselves at the Geneva Competition. Your membership fees and donations entirely cover meal & transportation expenses during candidates' stay in Geneva. In exchange, you benefit from a series of advantages!

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The official Jury, chaired by Matthias Pintscher, has chosen three finalists from 67 candidates from around the world (26 countries, 55 men, 12 women, 16-36 y.o.): 


  Mr. Jaehyuck CHOI
  22 y.o., South Korea

  "Nocturne III" for clarinet & orchestra 

  Mr. Yair KLARTAG
  31 y.o., Israel

  "Bocca Chiusa" for clarinet & orchestra 

  Mr. Hankyeol YOON
  23 y.o., South Korea

  "Prank" for clarinet & orchestra

Every second year, alongside the Composition Prize, the Geneva International Music Competition hosts its own Laureates Festival. Former prize-winners are invited back to Geneva to perform during one week of concerts in a variety of different venues.

This year's festival will be held from 23 November - 3 December 2017 and is dedicated to voice. It will offer a series of concerts, seeking to display lyrical art in all its forms. 

The box office opens on 20 September 2017.

> See complete programme