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.
Round 1: Registration deadline for the competition, including submission of video: 1 May 2020
Round 2: Performances in each age group: 4 to 6 July 2020
Age: from 6 to 99
A: 6-9 years
B: 10-14 years
C: 15-19 years
D: 20+ years
I: Piano solo
II: Chamber music
III: Voice solo
IV: Special category
Categories I to III apply to both classical and modern styles such as Jazz, Pop, and Musical.
Category IV is restricted to age groups A and B and a modern style repertoire. At least one of the pieces must be from the repertoire list.
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 6 July 2020 at 17:00 in the historical Ehrbar Hall, Mühlgasse 30, 1040 Vienna
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 €
The winners named by the jury will be awarded special prices in the form of invitations to perform in various concerts and festivals. Our partners for 2020/21 are:
"Adilia Alieva International Piano Competition" in Annemasse/Geneva (France/Switzerland)
"CLAVIS Piano Festival" in Reichersbeuern (Germany) and St. Petersburg (Russia)
"Earth of Children" Music Festival in St. Petersburg (Russia)
"Spivakov-Foundation" in Moscow (Russia)
"Stage4Kids" in Hamburg (Germany)
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.
Professor at the University of Music and Performing Arts, in Vienna. Director of the programme for highly gifted students
Director of the International FEURICH Competition and the Spielstatt Music School Vienna
Soprano Soloist, Voice Teacher, President of EVTA (Austrian Voice Pedagoges)
Pianist, Associate Professor for Piano at the Hochschule für Musik in Cologne (Germany)
Prior to the competition, various workshops, masterclasses, and tours will be offered to participants and interested parties. For more information, see www.musicacademy.at
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. For details and prices, see www.musicacademy.at.
If you are interested in taking part, go ahead and register.Registration
A - 1070 Wien
T: +43 676 760 36 03