CMIM: Shira Gilbert and Zarin Mehta talk about Piano 2024 edition

Interview by Alexandre Villemaire
Genres and styles : classique

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As part of the Piano 2024 edition of the Concours musical international de Montréal ( Montreal International Music Competition), either with CMIM artistic director Shira Gilbert and jury president, cultural grandee Zarin Mehta, chat with PAN M 360’s Alexandre Villemaire.

After serving as jury president in 2018, following the death of André Bourbeau – co-founder of the CMIM with Joseph Rouleau – and presiding over the Piano 2021 and Voix 2022 editions, Zarin Mehta, former general director of the OSM in 1981, recognized worldwide as a seasoned consultant and manager in the cultural milieu will be back for this edition where he will preside over the international jury for the 2024 edition.

Made up of performers and career teachers who are experts in their fields, Louise Bessette, Robert Levin, Dmitri Alexeev, Hélène Mercier, Lydia Artymiw, Jan Jiracek von Arnim, Ronan O’Hora and Minsoo Sohn will have the task of deciding which of the 24 candidates will advance to the competition.

PAN M 360 caught up with him at his home in Chicago, along with CMIM Artistic Director Shira Gilbert, to hear from them just days before the start of the competition, as well as to discuss some of the new additions to the events, including the chamber music component.

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