5th International FEURICH Competition

Entry deadline: 1 May 2023

The International FEURICH Competition for Piano, Voice, and Chamber Music offers young artists from all over the world a platform from which to present their talents in the heart of Vienna - a city renowned the world over for its rich musical heritage. The competition provides an inspirational and communicative atmosphere perfect for making new contacts and networking. A stage where your musical personality can shine - the FEURICH Competition offers a professional and fresh approach which will inspire performers and listeners alike.

For more information & application deadlines, please click here.

Eligible participants are amateurs and professionals between the ages of 6 and 99 years. In chamber music pieces, the piano part must be played in live performance i.e. it is not allowed for the piano part to be reproduced by recorded medium

Feurich combines tradition and innovation - that’s why the first three prize winners will not only be awarded in the traditional manner, but will also be given credit for creativity and passion. Invitations to perform in concert venues will also be on awarded and performers who excel in these departments will be given special mention.

1st Prize: from 90 to 99 points - certificate, trophy and cash prize (cat.A: 150€, cat.B: 200€, cat.C: 300€, cat.D: 400€)
2nd Prize: from 80 to 89 points - certificate and trophy
3rd Prize: from 70 to 79 points - certificate and trophy

Grand Prize: 600 €

Special Prize: 100 of 100 points – certificate and trophy

The prize winners’ concert, as well as the award ceremony, will be held on 10th of July 2023 in the historical Ehrbar-Saal in Mühlgasse 30, 1040 Vienna, Austria.

Round 1: Registration deadline for the competition, including submission of video: 1st of May 2023
Round 2: Performances in each age group: 8th to 10th of July 2023

Age: from 6 to 99

Age groups:
A: 6-9 years 
B: 10-14 years
C: 15-19 years 
D: 20+ years 

I: Piano solo
II: Chamber music
III: Voice solo

Categories I to III apply to both classical and modern styles such as Jazz, Pop, and Musical.

There is no limit regarding the length of pieces for the first round. Simply upload two videos of pieces different in style/character and add the links to your registration.

Information on round 2 and the Final Concert can be found here.
The Grand Finale Concert and the award ceremony will be on 10th of July 2023 at 17:00 in the historical Ehrbar Hall, Mühlgasse 30, 1040 Vienna

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