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Concerts: MUSIKVEREIN (Vienna) and MOZARTEUM (Salzburg)

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GENERAL INFORMATION

5th Vienna International Music Competition

(PIANO - STRINGS - VOICE - WIND - CHAMBER MUSIC - COMPOSERS)

 

Over 30.000€ in prizes - ALL ages

ONLINE COMPETITION (Video Selection)

 

APPLICATION DEADLINE:

20 MARCH 2024

 

FIRST Category:

concerts in vienna and salzburg

Winners' concerts at:

MUSIKVEREIN (VIENNA)

(Brahms Saal): 20 APRIL 2024

MOZARTEUM (SALZBURG)

(Wiener Saal): 12 MAY 2024

SECOND Category: special awards

5 Special Awards:

BAROQUE MUSIC PRIZE

CLASSICAL MUSIC PRIZE

ROMANTIC MUSIC PRIZE

MODERN MUSIC / IMPRESSIONISM PRIZE

CONTEMPORARY MUSIC PRIZE

 

5 music albums, distributed worldwide

Digital albums released through the streaming platforms

(Spotify, Itunes, Deezer, Amazon Music, etc.)

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AGE GROUPS

GROUP 1: VIRTUOSO

Instrumentalists (age): from 18 years old, on 1 April 2024

Singers, Chamber Music Ensembles, Composers: ALL ages

1A. INSTRUMENTALISTS: 18, 19 or 20 years old

1B. INSTRUMENTALISTS: 21, 22 or 23 years old

1C. INSTRUMENTALISTS: 24, 25 and 26 years old

1D. INSTRUMENTALISTS: 27, 28 and 29 years old

1E. INSTRUMENTALISTS: 30 years old and over (no age limit)

1F. VOICE: singers of ALL ages

1G. CHAMBER MUSIC: ensembles of ALL ages

1H. COMPOSITION: composers of ALL ages

GROUP 2: JUNIOR

Instrumentalists (age): less than 18 years old, on 1 April 2024

2A. INSTRUMENTALISTS: 16 or 17 years old

2B. INSTRUMENTALISTS: 14 or 15 years old

2C. INSTRUMENTALISTS: 12 or 13 years old

2D. INSTRUMENTALISTS: 10 or 11 years old

2E. INSTRUMENTALISTS: 8 or 9 years old

2F. INSTRUMENTALISTS: 6 or 7 years old

2G. INSTRUMENTALISTS: 3, 4 or 5 years old

 

MUSIC DISCIPLINES

- PIANO ................................................................................

- STRINGS: Violin - Viola - Cello - Double Bass .....................

- WIND: Saxophone - Flute - Recorder - Oboe - Clarinet - Bassoon

Trumpet - French Horn - Trombone - Euphonium - Tuba

- ACCORDION, PERCUSSION, GUITAR, HARP .......................

- VOICE: Soprano - Mezzo - Contralto - Tenor

Countertenor - Baryton - Bass

- CHAMBER MUSIC: Duo - Trio - Quartet - Quintet - Sextet, etc.

- COMPOSITION ....................................................................

Geneal Inforaion
Prizes
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PRIZES

Over 30.000 € in prizes

(Over thirty thousand EUR)

 

ALL APPLICANTS WILL RECEIVE A DIPLOMA OF PARTICIPATION

Category A: GALA concerts

- WINNERS' CONCERT to take place at MUSIKVEREIN (Vienna) on 20 April 2024 (Brahms Saal) for Group 1 (VIRTUOSO), and MOZARTEUM (Salzburg) on 12 May 2024 (Wiener Saal) for Group 2 (JUNIOR)

At least 20 musicians will perform at the winners' concerts

- CASH PRIZES: each of the winners of the First Great Awards will receive a cash prize (professional fee) for the concerts at Musikverein (Vienna) and Mozarteum (Salzburg), diploma + trophy. Music professors will receive a diploma as well.

- MARKETING AND PUBLICITY: a promotional campaign will promote the winners' concerts. International critics, music promoters and managers will be invited. 

- SPECIAL DIPLOMAS: Golden and Silver medalsoffered to musicians who possess outstanding talent. Teachers of the main winners will receive a diploma as well.

Category B: SPECIAL AWARDS

5 Special Awards:

BAROQUE MUSIC PRIZE

CLASSICAL MUSIC PRIZE

ROMANTIC MUSIC PRIZE

MODERN MUSIC / IMPRESSIONISM PRIZE

CONTEMPORARY MUSIC PRIZE

- 5 DIGITAL ALBUMS:

Distributed worldwide by an international label and released through streaming platforms  (Spotify, Apple Music, Deezer, Amazon Music, etc.). 

- CASH PRIZES: each of the winners of the 5 Special Prizes will receive a cash prize

- SPECIAL DIPLOMAS: Golden and Silver medals, offered to musicians who possess outstanding talent. Teachers of the main winners will receive a diploma as well.

Philosophy
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philosophy

After four successful editions, the 5th edition of the Vienna International Music Competition has been designed to provide a large number of awards to exceptional musicians: recitals at the emblematic Musikverein in Vienna and the Mozarteum in Salzburg; cash prizes; 5 digital albums; and many Special Awards. The Vienna International Music Competition has supported talented musicians from across the globe. Many past winners are undertaking international careers in current times.

Vienna is universally considered the capital of classical music, and Musikverein is one of the most popular and prestigious classical concert halls, closely connected to iconic orchestras like the Wiener Philharmoniker and legendary musicians like Herbert von Karajan. Equally, the Mozarteum is a unique venue, connected to the legendary Salzburg festival.

Music students and music professionals of all nationalities, ages and musical disciplines (piano, strings, wind, voice, chamber music and composition) are invited to apply.

At least 20 musicians will receive a First Great Award and will perform at the Winners’ Concerts at Musikverein in Vienna and Mozarteum in Salzburg. They will receive a cash prize, professional pictures, a trophy, a diploma and free invitations. Additionally, 5 music albums will be awarded, and many special prizes.

The 5th Vienna International Music Competition has been designed as an ONLINE COMPETITION so that musicians can show all their potential through video recordings (travelling is not required to apply). The aim of this competition is to find performers with strong artistic personalities and stage presence. The emphasis is therefore not on the purely technical aspect of the performance, but mainly on the artistic charisma and musicality. 

ONLINE competition - VIDEO selection

DEADLINE: 20 MARCH 2024

CONCERT AT MUSIKVEREIN (VIENNA): 20 APRIL 2024

CONCERT AT MOZARTEUM (SALZBURG): 12 MAY 2024

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