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Yuri Bashmet VIII International Viola Competition

To be held in Moscow from January 25 to February 2, 2018.

The competition is held with the purpose of developing viola playing traditions, supporting and encouraging youth talented viola players from different countries, promotion their professional career through the world, viola repertoire extension, disclosure of rich possibilities of viola solo and ensemble instrument.

Taking into account Maestro Yuri Bashmet’s Jubilee in 2018, the Yuri Bashmet VIII International Viola Competition in Moscow will be held in a very exceptional way and will unite a number of competitions, forming “Viola Masters”, building an arts space where winners and laureates of worldwide viola competitions could join together.

 For more detailed information please follow the link: http://www.bashmetcompetition.com/

We are honored to introduce Viola Masters’ partnering Competitions:

  • Yuri Bashmet VIII International Viola Competition;
  • Vancouver International Music Competition (Canada),
  • Lionel Tertis International Viola Competition (Isle of Man),
  • Markneukirchen International Instrumental Competition (Germany),
  • Association of Culture «Melos» (Italy)
  • International Competition «KAUNAS SONORUM» (Lithuania),
  • International Music Competition «Don Vincenzo Vitti» (Italy)
  • International Music Competition «Euterpe» (Italy)

The founders of the Competition are: Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation, Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory, Moscow Academic Philharmonic Society.

The organizer of the Competition is Russian Concert Agency.