Applications for the XII International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition are now open


The competition is taking in applications from violinists born on or after 1990.

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Sibelius Violin Competition starts co-operation with J & A Beare


Instrument loan of a fine violin by Giovanni Battista Guadagnini from Turin dated 1772 added to competition prizes.

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Unique Sibelius manuscript collection saved by the National Library of Finland


The large collection contains a variety of manuscripts belonging to nine works. The material’s total scope is more than 1,230 pages, and the centrepie...

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12th International Jean Sibelius Violin Competition Postponed Until Spring 2022


The competition committee has decided to postpone the event due to global uncertainty around possible travel and assembly restrictions imposed to batt...

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The 2020 Sibelius Violin Competition Jury Announced and Website Launched


The biggest international classical music competition in Finland, the Jean Sibelius Violin Competition, will be held in Helsinki from November 22 to D...

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