6th International "Joseph Haydn" Chamber Music Competition
This international competition sets up a memorial to
the unique personality and oeuvre of Joseph Haydn, one of the great
Austrian composers and the father of chamber music.
In choosing the
repertoire for the International Joseph Haydn Chamber Music
Competition, we have consciously placed great emphasis on chamber music
from both the First and the Second Viennese School.
to be laid not only on a timely consideration of these periods and the
bridge between them, but, even more significantly, upon the challenge of
composing new music of high quality.
Therefore we also encourage
young composers of our University to enrich the contemporary chamber
music repertoire by commissioning them to compose new works.
o. Univ.-Prof. Mag. Avedis KOUYOUMDJIAN
Dean for instrumental studies of the University of Music und Performing Arts Vienna
President of the Jury
6th International Joseph Haydn Chamber Music Competition:
23 February - 4 March 2015
Applications will open in spring 2014, and close in autumn 2014.
Initial repertoire and entry requirements will be published on the website autumn 2013.
the "Joseph Haydn" Institute for Chamber Music and Special Ensembles of the University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna in cooperation with the Haydn Festival Eisenstadt.