The Leoš Janáček International Competition in Brno (Mezinárodní soutěž Leoše Janáčka v Brně, hereinafter referred to as MSLJ) is a competition named after the famous composer Leoš Janáček. The purpose of the competition is to seek young talented musicians and performers. The age limit is 35 years. The following categories take turns on a regular basis in five-year periods: piano, organ, violoncello, double bass, flute, clarinet, string quartet, violin, French horn and tuba.
- 2017, 2022 – piano, organ
- 2018, 2023 – violoncello, double bass
- 2019, 2024 – flute, clarinet
- 2020, 2025 – violin, string quartet
- 2021, 2026 – French horn, tuba
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About the competition
The competition is held under the patronage of Minister of Culture of the Czech Republic PhDr. Lubomír Zaorálek, Governor of the Region of South Moravia Mgr. Jan Grolich, Mayor of the City of Brno JUDr. Markéta Vaňková and President of the Constitutional Court of the Czech Republic JUDr. Pavel Rychetský, dr. h. c.