7th Mirecourt International Violin Competition

concours violon 2023 Mirecourt

Our jury

Our pianists accompanists

Prizes and awards

5 000 €

3 000 €

1 000 €

500 €

300 €

300 €

A silver mounted modern bow worth €4,000 offered by La Venotte and the JMF, made by Gabriel Pasquier in collaboration with Lucie Martinie (more information on the webpage coming)

Loan of a violin by David Wiedmer during 2 years (more info on the webpage coming)

Public masterclasses for candidates given by jury members

The competition winner is hired for a recital and chamber music concerts for the 2024 RIMM Festival, for the opening concert of the 2025 Competition, for a recital in Paris in the season Jeunes Talents 24/24, for a recital in Saint-Dié de Musique Espérance in the 24/25 season and for a soloist concert with theEnsemble Orchestral Epinal la belle image in the 24/25 season.

Rules and registration

Information for candidates and registration form to download here

Important dates

After this date, registrations are no longer possible.

Candidates must provide before July 1st, 2023, a high quality video including:

  • Paganini : a caprice of your choice
  • 1. movement of the chosen concerto for the final round, recorded with piano
Operning gala by Qingzhu Weng, winner of the previous competition and Slava Guerchovitch, winner of the last edition of the Epinal International Piano Competition.
Their programme:
Mozart – Sonata n° 18 in G Major KV301
Ravel – Sonata n° 2 in G Major M77
Prokofiev – Sonata n° 2 in D Major Op. 94a
Ravel – Tzigane

Concert hall – Rio Cinema, Mirecourt

Un programme d’une durée maximale de 30 minutes pour violon seul with a Paganini caprice, a piece by J.S. Bach and a contemporary French piece.
Possible work list on the subscription form above.

Concert hall – Rio Cinema, Mirecourt

A 60-minute-recital including:
1. A piece for violin and piano among Schubert and Beethoven sonatas
2. A French sonata for violin and piano
3. A free-chosen-virtuoso-piece for solo violin or with piano
Possible work list on the subscription form above.

15h Concert hall
La Rotonde de Thaon-les-Vosges

With thOrchestre de l’Opéra National de Lorraine, conducted by William Le Sage – Programming of Concerts Classiques d'Épinal. Possible work list on the subscription form above.
The final will be recorded and broadcasted on Violin Channel for instance.
Semi-finalists will play for the closing gala before the award ceremony with our pianists.