Katy Wright

Deputy Editor, Classical Music

Applications for Franz Schubert and Modern Music Competition open

12:44, 13th September 2017

Applications for the tenth International Competition Franz Schubert and Modern Music close on 5 October.

The competition takes place 19-28 February 2018 in Graz, Austria, with categories for voice and piano duo (Lied), piano trio and string quartet.

The competition is looking for ‘creative and curious musical personalities, full of fantasy, who make music at the highest level and reach, touch and delight their audiences with their performances of chamber music.’

Three public rounds are scheduled for piano trio and string quartet categories, whilst four are scheduled for Lied.

The competition offers prize money totalling €100,000, and six months of career consultancy for first prize winners.

Applicants must have been born after 28 February 1982, and must submit the online application form by 5 October 2017.


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