Primrose 2021

We are happy to announce that the next Primrose International Viola Competition is scheduled to take place from December 12-18, 2021. While much of the information on this website still applies to the 2018 edition, please note that updates to the application requirements, guidelines, and other relevant information will be reflected by late Fall 2020. Thank you for your patience and interest in the Primrose International Viola Competition.

Prizes to be Awarded

1ST PRIZE

$15,000

2ND PRIZE

$10,000

3RD PRIZE

$5,000

TRANSCRIPTIONS PRIZE

$1,000

For Applicants

Founded in 1979 as the first international competition solely for violists, the Primrose International Viola Competition is proud of the rich history and legacy it promotes. The Competition has an international reputation for identifying the talent of tomorrow and is respected for its artistic and professional integrity. In 2018, 23 Quarter‐Finalists from a broad spectrum of countries were invited to compete for cash prizes and awards over $30,000 US dollars.

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