The Season Grand Finale was a Showcase of intimate performances by winners from 1990 to 2021, including personal reminiscences about the award.
An international audience enjoyed this event on the Music in the Afternoon YouTube Channel.
Since 1990, the WMCT’s Career Development Award has been presented every three years to an exceptional young Canadian musician embarking on a professional performing career. The award includes a $25,000 cash prize as well as the opportunity to give a recital in the Music in the Afternoon concert series. The CDA is a project of the WMCT in partnership with CBC Radio Music and Société Radio-Canada/ICI Musique, and it is funded by the WMCT Foundation. Learn more here.