Leoš Janáček International Competition in Brno

The Leoš Janáček International Competition in Brno (Mezinárodní soutěž Leoše Janáčka v Brně, hereinafter referred to as MSLJ) is a competition named after the famous composer Leoš Janáček. The purpose of the competition is to seek young talented musicians and performers. The age limit is 35 years. The following categories take turns on a regular basis in five-year periods: piano, organ, violoncello, double bass, flute, clarinet, string quartet, violin, French horn and tuba.

  • 2022 – piano, organ
  • 2023 – violoncello, double bass
  • 2024 – flute, clarinet
  • 2025 – violin, string quartet
  • 2026 – French horn, tuba

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About the competition

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    The competition is held under the patronage of  Minister of Culture of the Czech Republic Mgr. Martin Baxa, Governor of the Region of South Moravia Mgr. Jan Grolich, Mayor of the City of Brno JUDr. Markéta Vaňková.

    The competition is supported by:

       Město BrnoJMK     


    Státní fond kultury ČR         Nadace Český hudební fond                       


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