Schedule

One of the most renowned string instrument competitions in the world, the Primrose International Viola Competition features the world’s best and most promising young violists. The Competition will offer southern California one week of exceptional international competition, exquisite music, and an exhilarating finish.  

All rounds of the competition, plus two intimate recitals, are open to the public to enjoy in person at The Colburn School in downtown Los Angeles and online via livestream. A Primrose Subscription Package is available, which includes tickets for all competition events. Tickets can also be purchased individually.  

All pass-holders for the American Viola Society Festival receive complimentary access to the competition rounds and recitals. Register here to attend. 

MONDAY, JUNE 17, 2024 

10 am–1 pm
Primrose International Viola Competition Quarter-Final Round, Pool 1 (click here for tickets)
Zipper Hall 

2–5 pm
Primrose International Viola Competition Quarter-Final Round, Pool 2 (click here for tickets)
Zipper Hall 

5:30–7:30 pm
Primrose International Viola Competition Quarter-Final Round, Pool 3 (click here for tickets)
Zipper Hall 

 

TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2024 

10 am–12 pm
Primrose International Viola Competition Quarter-Final Round, Pool 4 (click here for tickets)
Zipper Hall 

2–3 pm
Primrose International Viola Competition Quarter-Final Round, Pool 5 (click here for tickets)
Zipper Hall 

 

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 19, 2024 

10 am–1 pm
Primrose International Viola Competition Semi-Final Round(click here for tickets)
Zipper Hall 

2–5 pm
Primrose International Viola Competition Semi-Final Round continued(click here for tickets)
Zipper Hall 

5:30–7:30 pm
Primrose International Viola Competition Semi-Final Round, continued (click here for tickets)
Zipper Hall 

 

THURSDAY, JUNE 20, 2024 

7:30 pm
Recital: Tatjana Masurenko, Viola, and Yanfeng Tony Bai, Piano (click here for tickets)
Zipper Hall  

 

FRIDAY, JUNE 21, 2024 

11 am–12:30 pm
Primrose International Viola Competition Chamber Final Round (click here for tickets)
Zipper Hall  

7:30 pm
Recital: Competition Jurors (Atar Arad, Steven Dann, Ayane Kozasa) (click here for tickets)
Zipper Hall  

 

SATURDAY, JUNE 22, 2024 

4–6:30 pm
Primrose International Viola Competition Concerto Final Round (click here for tickets)
Zipper Hall 

6:30 pm
Primrose International Viola Competition Awards Ceremony (click here for tickets)
Zipper Hall 

Thank you to the sponsors of the 2024 Primrose International Viola Competition

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