Discover the winners of this edition

Diana TISHCHENKO (Ukraine)
✪ 1st Grand Prize - Anima Music Foundation Prize - DakApp Prize - Warner Classics Prize
See the biography of Diana TISHCHENKO
Mayumi KANAGAWA (United States)
✪ 2nd Grand Prize - S.A.S le Prince de Monaco Prize
See the biography of Mayumi KANAGAWA
Dmitry SMIRNOV (Russia)
✪ 3rd Grand Prize - SACEM Prize
See the biography of Dmitry SMIRNOV
Louisa STAPLES (United Kingdom)
✪ 4th Grand Prize
See the biography of Louisa STAPLES
Arata YUMI (Japan)
✪ 5th Grand Prize
See the biography of Arata YUMI
Daniel KOGAN (Russie / Canada)
✪ 6th Grand Prize
See the biography of Daniel KOGAN


Discover the jury of this edition. Mr. Salvatore Accardo (Italy) is the president of the jury.

Salvatore ACCARDO
President (Italy)
(Russia) See the biography of Alena BAEVA
Eduard GRACH
(Russia) See the biography of Eduard GRACH
Alexander MARKOV
(United States)
(United States)
(United Kingdom)
Philippe GRAFFIN


Awards are offered by prize donors and Contest sponsors. Only the first three Great Prizes will be eligible for the Grand Prix Marguerite Long. The three other prizes will have to use the formula "Laureate of the Marguerit Long International Competition of Violin".

Great prizes of violin
First Great Prize-Casino Group 25 000 €
Second Great Prize-Fondation prince Louis de Polignac 12 000 €
Third Great Prize-Ville de Bordeaux 6 000 €
Fourth Prize-Henner Group 4 000 €
Fifth Prize-Association of the friends of the contest 3 000 €
Special prizes of violin
Prize of the prince Albert II of Monaco (for the best interpretation of the concerto) 6 100 €
Prize of the SACEM (for the best interpretation of the contemporary work commissioned by the contest) 3 000 €

The Program

Discover the unfolding of this edition of the international competition

It took place in the following cities : Paris, Berlin, London, Moscow, New York and Tokyo.

The candidates who have been selected will draw their serial number in front of a member of the «Administration Committee of the Competition».

During the drawing of lots, if candidates are absent for a justified reason (and accepted by the Organization), their number will be drawn by a member of the «Administration Committee of the Competition».

The serial number given by the drawing of lots will not be modified unless absolutely necessary.

Competition rules

Discover the rules of this edition of the International Violin Competition.

The Competition is open to young violinists of all nationalities born after January 1st 1984.

The decision of the « Administration Committee of the Competition » on the
admission of the candidates to the competition is final and requires no explanation.

The competition includes a preselection in different towns (Paris, Berlin, Londres, Moscow, New York, Tokyo) and  public rounds : eliminatory test, semi-final test and final test with a recital and a concerto with orchestra

The musical programme joined for the application must be confirmed compulsory on a date which will be precised.

The competition will provide a piano accompanist for the candidates who will receive one rehearsal free of charge before each test. Any additional rehearsal will be at the competitor's expense. A candidate may come with his (or her) own accompanist at his (or her) own expense. If he plays with the official accompanist he may play with his (or her) own accompanist for the recital finale.

The final « concerto » round will be preceded by one rehearsal with the orchestra. The other rounds will be preceded by one rehearsal.

The works will be played from memory, excepted the compulsory contemporary work (with the agreement of the composer) and, in 2014, Pierre Boulez'work. The candidate is not allowed to play a same work for several tests. Any work will be played entirely. The required timing for each will have to be respected.

The competition tests, either in their totality or only in part, as well as the final concert, may be broadcasted, on live recorded and broadcasted on radio, television and on internet without payment of any fee.

Taking part in the competition implicates full acceptance of all the rules, engagements for concerts listed within the awards.

The Competition will be not involved in the technical organization of the concerts given to the laureates.

In case of legal dispute, only the French text of the rules is valid.

The decisions of the jury are final.

The jury reserves the right not to award all the prizes.

The jury only are allowed to grant Special Prizes to candidates who have participated in the semi-final test and who have not been accepted to the final test.

The jury will include eminent French and foreign personalities of the musical world selected by the « Administration Committee of the Competition ». Members of the jury will be 9.