International CHAMBER VOICE and PIANO

Deadline: 15. Mai 2017



The Feurich International Piano, Vocal and Chamber Music Competition 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.

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Important Information

Deadline for registration & age groups

Round 1: Registration deadline for the competition, including submission of video: 15th Mai 2017
Round 2: Performances in each age group: 1st - 3rd July 2017

Age: from 6 to 99

Age groups:

A: 6-9 years (3-5 minutes)
B: 10-14 years (5-8 minutes)
C: 15-19 years (8-15 minutes)
D: 20+ years (15-25 minutes)

I: Solo piano
II: Piano duo
III: Chamber music with piano
IV: Chamber music (voice with piano)
Categories apply to classical and other musical styles such as jazz, musicals etc.


The Competition

prizes and special prizes

The following prizes are available for all age groups in the categories "solo piano", "chamber music" and "voice":
Special prize: 100/100 points – certificate, trophy and cash prize €300

1st Prize: from 90 to 99 points - certificate, trophy and cash prize (cat.A: 100€, cat.B: 150€, cat.C: 200€, cat.D: 250€)
2nd Prize: from 80 to 89 points - certificate and trophy
3rd Prize: from 70 to 79 points - certificate and trophy

Deadlines must be strictly adhered to. The prize winner named by the jury will be awarded with invitations to perform in 2017/2018 ats: "Klassiek op't Amstelfeld" in Amsterdam (the Netherlands) and to the "Stage4Kids" festival in Hamburg (Germany). In addition to the main prizes, participants in the final round who demonstrate outstanding performances will be selected for additional prizes, including the "Joe Zawinul Prize" for the best jazz performance; the "Feurich International Prize" for the best concert performance; the "Junior Prize”; the "Creative Prize” and others.

The prize winners’ concert, as well as the award ceremony, will be held on 3rd July 2017 in the large hall of the famous Billrothhaus. (Address: Frankgasse 8, 1090 Vienna)


A Competition for Everyone

Eligible participants include both 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. Various workshops, masterclasses and tours will be offered to participants and interested parties, between the dates of 26th-30th June 2017. Details of the programme, registration, prices etc can be found at Reservations for tours can be made by paying a surcharge. Details and prices can be found at: under "Excursions", "Fees" and "Registration".

Tradition & Innovation

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.


Die Jury

Vladimir Kharin

Professor at the University of Music and Performing Arts, in Vienna. Director of the programme for highly gifted students

Johannes Mertl

Choir director, pianist, conductor and composer, artistic director of the Wiener Staatsoper Opera School

Christian Kliber

Classical Pianist and Pedagogue - Royal Danish Academy of Music

Tatiana Chevtchouk

Piano teacher, owner/founder of piano school “Crescendo Music Amsterdam”

Supporting Programme


Various workshops, masterclasses and tours will be offered to participants and interested parties, between the dates of 26th-30th June 2017. Details about the programme, registration, prices etc can be found at:

Cultural Programme

During your stay in Vienna, we offer a special cultural programme to every participant and their companion: a city tour, “Vienna - City of Music”, “Vienna State Opera House - behind the scenes”, the “Haydn House” and the famous “Hofburg Music Instrument Collection”. All tours can be booked for an additional fee. Details and prices can be found at: under “Excursions", "Fee" and “Registration".

Be part of the competition!

If you are interested in taking part, go ahead and register.


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