Chamber Music Australia is thrilled to announced that NOGA QUARTET has been awarded the Monash University Grand Prize at the 2015 Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition.  Other significant awards at tonight’s ceremony were:

Monash University Grand Prize Winner: NOGA QUARTET 
Musica Viva Australia Prize Winner: GIOCOSO STRING QUARTET
Peter Druce Audience Award, Piano Trio: LINOS PIANO TRIO
Peter Druce Audience Award, String Quartet: GIOCOSO STRING QUARTET

 

Congratulations to Noga Quartet winners of the String Quartet Section of the Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition.  Second Prize was awarded to Giocoso Quartet and third to Verona Quartet.  Thank you and congratulations to all!

Congratulations to Linos Piano Trio, winners of the Piano Trio Section of the 2015 Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition.  Second Prize was awarded to Trio Medici and Third to Trio Adorno.  Congratulations and thank you for wonderful evening of music!

The judges of the 7th Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition (pictured above) have announced the six ensembles that will proceed to the Finals on Saturday 18 July:

Trio Adorno (Germany)
Trio Medici (France, Russia)
Linos Piano Trio (Thailand, UK, Brazil, Germany, France)
Noga Quartet (France, Israel)
Verona Quartet (USA, Singapore, Canada)
Giocoso String Quartet (Germany, Romania, Netherlands)

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The competitors in the 7th Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition have arrived! These wonderful young musicians have spent the past week participating in masterclasses, open rehearsals and guest recitals for Schools Link, as well as making themselves available for media interviews and photos. Their commitment, enthusiasm and boundless talent augurs well for a very exciting week ahead. 

As we approach the 7th Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition, we ask you to have a hand in the future of chamber music in Australia. Your support will help us fly the musicians and jury to Australia, will help our innovative Schools Link program and will continue to position Melbourne as a centre of chamber music excellence.  Click here to read our Campaign brochure, or click here to donate.