AWARDS for CHAMBER MUSIC ENSEMBLES @ isa19

(STRINGS and PIANO; pre-existing)

Chamber Music Award
donated for an outstanding chamber music performance (strings or strings & piano).
Thanks to the Joseph Haydn Department of Chamber Music, Early Music and Contemporary Music at the mdw, Vienna.
Prize money: € 1,000

Piano Chamber Music Award
donated for an outstanding chamber music performance (strings & piano).
Thanks to ECMA.
Prize money: € 1,000

Artis Quartet Award
donated for an outstanding performance / interpretation of a participating string quartet.
Thanks to Artis Quartet, Vienna.
Prize money: € 1,000

These awards will be conferred following the concert on:
Wednesday, 21 August, 7:30 pm in Reichenau / Rax, Talhof
isaChallenge – Chamber Music @ isa19

OPEN AWARDS isa19

The participants of all master classes have the opportunity to win awards worth € 1,000 each unless otherwise indicated.

AHUV Award: Chamber music by a Czech composer post-1950
donated for an outstanding interpretation of a post-1950 chamber music work by a Czech composer.
Thanks to Asociace hudebních umělců a vědců (AHUV)/ Czech Society of the Arts and Science, Prague.
Prize money: € 2,000

Bohuslav Martinů Award
donated for an outstanding interpretation of a work by Bohuslav Martinů.
Thanks to Bohuslav Martinů Foundation, Prague.
Prize money: € 2,000

Gottfried von Einem Award
donated for an outstanding interpretation of a work by Gottfried von Einem.
Thanks to the Gottfried von Einem-Music Foundation, Vienna.

Ignaz Pleyel Award
donated for an outstanding interpretation of a work by Ignaz Pleyel.
Thanks to the Niederoesterreich Fonds.

Viennese Classicism Award
donated for an outstanding interpretation of a work of Viennese Classicism (excl. Franz Schubert).
Thanks to S IMMO AG, Vienna.

Viktor Kalabis Award: String quartet and chamber music
donated for an outstanding interpretation of a string quartet or another chamber music work by Viktor Kalabis.
Thanks to Foundation Viktor Kalabis and Zuzana Růžičková, Prague.

Zoltán Kodály Award
donated for an outstanding interpretation of a work by Zoltán Kodály.
Thanks to Sarolta Kodály, Budapest.


Competition:
Wednesday, 21 August 2019, midmorning in Reichenau / Rax.

Interpretation Award for
"JUST COMPOSED!"

donated for an outstanding interpretation of a work of the 20th or 21st century, which is performed by participants of MC Contemporary Music or WS Just composed! during the Afternooon of contemporary music.

Concert: Saturday, 24 August, 3 pm
Afternoon of contemporary music
Reichenau / Rax, Schloss Reichenau

 

NOMINATION
The professors of the first week will nominate the candidates who participate in the competition during the second course week.
Works have to be prepared in full; the decision as to the movement you will play is made by the jury (during the competition) and/or the professor (for the concert). 
It is possible to be nominated for several award categories, but only with different pieces.

AWARDING OF PRIZES
The jury may decide to split prizes in certain cases.

LAUREATES’ CONCERT
The award winners will perform at the master classes’ concluding concerts or,
alternatively, in the Laureates’ Concert at the ORF RadioKulturhaus in Vienna.