Lyon - Lyon International Chamber Music Competition

Lyon international chamber music competition is successively dedicated to the main chamber music ensemble : Piano Trio, Violin and piano duo, Voice and piano duo, Cello and piano duo, Woodwind quintet, String quartet.

The competition holds in the main halls of Lyon : Opéra, Molière Hall, Conservatory, Auditorium, etc. A large audience assists to the event. The competition is broadcast on, Classic@Home and on France Musique Radio.

Final round is a great opportunity to collaborate with other musicians or orchestra such as : Lyon national orchestra for Beethoven Triple concerto, Soloists of Lyon opera orchestra for Berlioz Nuits d'été, Zaïde Quartet for Chausson's Grand Concert, etc. About 25.000 € are awarded, completed by many concert opportunities : Palazzetto Bru Zane, Festival Berlioz de la Côte Saint André, Prieuré de Chirens, etc.

The famous institution La Belle Saison offers artist residencies, concerts and open its large musican network, like Bouffes du Nord or Gerberoy, for example. Bullkian foundation provides EPK and funding for concerts in Lyon area.

A few famous laureates : Hermès Quartet, Messiaen Trio, Duo Moine ou Voyou (Tamara Bounazou soprano and Anna Giorgi, piano) , Duo Contraste (Cyrille Dubois, tenor and Tristan Raës pianist), Van Baerle Trio, Hanson Quartet, Duo Urba (Marius Urba, cello and Vita Kan piano), Ouranos ensemble, etc.


11 place Tobie Robatel
69001 Lyon

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Vita Kan, piano, Marius Urba, cello - 1st Prize 2016 / photo Charlotte Peron
Diana Tishchenko & Joachim Carr / photo Karol Miczka
Duo Komorebi / photo Matteo Gueril
Ouranos Ensemble, 1st Prize 2017 / photo Augusta Sarlin
Guillaume Chilemme / photo Karol Miczka
Hagar Sharvit & Daniel Gerzenberg / photo Matteo Gueril
Raphael Jouan, cello - Trio Helios 2016 / photo Mathilde Leconte
David Petrlik, violin - Theo Fouchenneret, piano - Trio Messiaen, 1st Prize 2018 / photo Mathilde Leconte
Trio Helios / photo Mathilde Leconte
Trio Mosa & Bernhard Kontarsky / photo Mathilde Leconte
You Eun Sol - Quatuor Abel / photo Karol Miczka
Yumiko Tanimura, soprano - Jonas Vitaud, piano, 1st Prize 2006 / photo Frederic Jean
Opera CIMCL 2015 / photo Rafal Szkudlarek