49th International Jeunesses Musicales Competition in Belgrade

The International Jeunesses Musicales Competition in Belgrade praises the status of the project of significant importance within the Jeunesses Musicales International Federation – JMI (based in Brussels), and since 1974 it’s the member of the World Federation of International Music Competitions – WFIMC (based in Geneve), which gather the greatest world competitions like: "Maria Callas" in Athens, "Queen Elizabeth" in Brussels, "Tchaikovsky" in Moscow, "Ian Sibelius" in Helsinki, "J.S. Bach" in Leipzig, "Prague Spring" in Prague, "Paganini in Genoa" etc.

The International Jeunesses Musicales Competition exists with the aim to support the most talented young musicians at the beginning of their artistic careers and it is of great importance for our country and the city of Belgrade.

Over the 2000 soloists and more than 200 chamber ensembles participated in the IJMC Belgrade. The participants came from all continents and from over 70 countries of the world. 

Competition is among the biggest world music competitions, annually held in March in the Ilija M. Kolarac Endowment and the founder of the IJMC is City Assembly of Belgrade.

In March 2019, the 49th International Jeunesses Musicales Competition in Belgrade will be held in the PIANO discipline.

Selectors of the Competition programe are the world's well-known pianist, Eugen Indjic (USA/France) and professor from Faculty of Music in Belgrade, Dubravka Jovičić (Serbia).


The members of International Jury -
49. IJMC


Jeunesses Musicales Belgrade will host the International Jury members, the renowned pianists and pedagouges from all over the world:

Nataša Veljković (Srb/Austria)

Aleksadra Žvirblytė (Lituania)

Eugen Indjic (USA/France)

Dubravka Jovičić (Srb)

Philippe Cassard (France)

Pierce Lane (Australia/UK)

Aleksandar Madžar (Srb/Belgium)

Zhe Tang (China)


49th  IJMC
will start with the gala concert of pianist Eugen Indjic and RTS Symphony Orcherstra, with the guidance of maestro conductor Bojan Sudjić.


Friends of 49th IJMC are:

City Assembly of Belgrade;

Ministry of Culture and Media, Republic of Serbia;

World Federation of International Music Competitions – WFIMC;

Society for the promotion of Music and Culture - IMK Vienna;

Ilija M. Kolarac Endowment;

Association of Composers of Serbia;

RTS Music produciton and RTS Symphony Orchestra

Tourist organization of Belgrade;

Tourist organization of Serbia;

St. Nicolas School;

SULUJ;

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