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 FEURICH Competition will take place for the fifth time in 2020 and is aimed at musicians aged 6 to 99 years. The focus is not only on technical skill, but also on musical expressiveness – the art of bringing the notes of a piece of music to life. The top-class jury consists of experienced musicians and teachers from various European universities
You can apply online between 1 January and 1 May 2020.
The final round will take place in Vienna between 4 and 6 July 2020.
For more information, see competition.feurich.com
Musicians are the centre of attention
Laughing kids, teenagers, and adults in a lively exchange, plenty of practice rooms right in KLAVIERgalerie, nearby hotels, enough free time between performances, an accompanying program to get to know the city of music better and much more. We want to promote the joy of music and take the pressure to perform from the participants. So we enable you to show what you really can.
A competition for everyone
Musicians of all ages from 6 to 99 years can participate. Even professionals have the opportunity to present themselves in different categories.
A Gateway to an international career
The award winners have the opportunity to make a name for themselves in international competition. This is ensured by our cooperation partners, who invite to stays and competitions at renowned festivals.
„Adilia Alieva International Piano Competition“ in Annemasse (France) and Geneva (Switzerland)
„CLAVIS Piano Festival“ in Reichersbeuern (Germany) and St. Petersburg (Russia)
„Elena Cobb Star Prize“ in the London Royal Albert Hall (UK)
„Klassiek op het Amstelveld“ in Amsterdam (Netherlands)
„Stage4Kids“ in Hamburg (Germany)
FEURICH is the initiator of the competition and provides cash prizes of 5,000 euros total for the musicians.
The organising committee of the International FEURICH Competition is led by Elena Tolstykh. She is the director of our “Spielstatt” music school and the mastermind of the competition since she knows the needs of the young musicians inside out from her daily job. It is Elena’s achievement that the FEURICH competition is a true celebration of music and creativity.
For more information, please see competition.feurich.com.