Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition, 11-19 July 2015

The 7th Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition was presented by Chamber Music Australia in association with Melbourne Recital Centre from 11-19 July 2015.

This prestigious competition is only held every four years and is widely regarded as a launching pad to a performing career on the world stage. International auditions ensure that only the most outstanding young ensembles are invited to Melbourne to compete.  The ensembles in the 2015 competition represented a broad range of countries and the members of the jury were each renowned practitioners with expansive careers in chamber music.

Prizes included prestigious international performance engagements and substantial cash awards as part of the Monash University Grand Prize and the Musica Viva Australia Prize. We are proud to be presenting the inaugural Australian New Works Award at this year’s competition.

Early rounds at South Melbourne Town Hall (11-16 July).
Finals at Melbourne Recital Centre (18 & 19 July).

The Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition is a member of the World Federation of International Music Competitions – the Geneva-based body that governs and maintains the standards of the very best classical music competitions throughout the world. 

To read the Overview of the 7th Melbourne International Chamber Music Competition click the image below.