The prizes

The laureates

First prize:

  • Barbara Bronfman Prize – $20,000
    The OSM Competition First Prize is named in memory of Barbara Bronfman – a lover of music and dear patron of the OSM. Thanks to her legacy gift, generations of talented young musicians will be supported in the launch of their careers and provided with the opportunity to perform with the OSM for the first time.
  • OSM Invitation Prize
    Offered by Canimex, invitations for three performances in the OSM programmation: Virée Classique 2024, recitals and/or chamber music.
  • Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel prize (Belgium)
    A residency at the Chapel during the 2024-2025 season offered by Marina Gusti.
  • ICI Musique prize
    A professional audio recording and the broadcast of this recording on ICI Musique.
  • McGill University – Schulich School of Music Scholarship
    A scholarship covering tuition for a degree in a performance program at the Schulich School of Music of McGill University.

Second prize:

  • $12,000 prize offered in collaboration by the Marjorie and Gerald Bronfman Fund and the Lambert-Gagnon-Fortier Estate.

Third prize:

  • $7,500 prize offered bu the Paul A. Fournier Fund.

Other prizes

Prize for best interpretation of a Canadian work
$3,000 prize offered by the OSM Volunteer Association.

J.S. Bach Special Round Prize
$5,000 prize.

Michèle Paré Prize
$5,000 prize recognizing a candidate’s commitment to the community in promoting music and making it accessible to all. This prize is offered by Mr. Jean Paré.

Audience award
$2,500 prize offered to the candidate who will get the most votes on the web.

Young Audience Award
$2,500 prize offered to the candidate who will get the most votes from students in participating schools.

Air Canada Prizes
A $1,000 gift card was awarded to the 10 semifinalists

Semifinalits prizes
$500 prizes offered to the 7 non finalists candidates offered by the OSM Musicians Association.