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Cello 2020 - Apply now!

The 75th Geneva International Music Competition will be presenting Cello and will be held from 23 Oct - 5 Nov. 2020. Application deadline on 30 April 2020. Apply now!
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Rewatch Finals on YouTube!

Videos of the 74th Geneva International Music Competition are now available on our YouTube Channel: Final Rounds, backstage moments, interviews of the our prizewinners and much more!
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Percussion Prizewinners

1st Prize of the Percussion Competition has been awarded to Hyeji Bak! Marianna Bednarska won 2nd Prize. 3rd Prize went to Till Lingenberg. Congratulations to all!
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Composition Prizewinners

First Prize has been awarded to both Daniel Arango-Prada and Hinako Takagi! Hyeon Joon Sohn won 3rd Prize. Congratulations to all!
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Rewatch Composition Final Round!

The Composition Final Round was held on 8 November. The finalists' works for oboe & ensemble were performed as world premiere. Rewatch the final round on YouTube!
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Become a member of the Competition Friends' Association

By becoming a member of the Competition Friend's Association, you support young musicians from around the world who come to the Geneva Competition. Your contributions and donations fully pay…
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Highlights

Watch Percussion Final Live

Watch the Final Round of the Percussion Competition Live! Finalists will perform the compulsory Concerto  for Percussion and Orchestra "Speaking Drums" composed by P. Eötvös with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, dir. Ju...

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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