For the first time, the Gottfried von Einem Prize will be offered to instrumentalists studying at one of the seven Austrian music universities. In addition to compulsory pieces by Gottfried von Einem other works of contemporary solo literature are to be presented for the competition. The task ist to raise awareness of the connection between 20th century music and current developments.
The competition will be held online. Submissions are possible until June 30, 2022.
Active students (bachelor's, master's, diploma students) from the instrumental subjects oboe, clarinet, piano, harpsichord, guitar, violin, viola, violoncello and double bass at the following universities are eligible to participate:
Gottfried von Einem Prize
The prize is provided by the Gottfried von Einem Music Foundation (siehe www.gottfried-von-einem.at) and is worth EUR 3.000, —.
The International Society for New Music (IGNM, www.ignm.at) provides three special prizes:
The jury is made up of artists, art educators and cultural managers. Chairman without voting rights: Prof. Walter Blovsky (Gottfried von Einem Music-Foundation)
The deadline for submissions is June 30, 2022. Please send an e-mail with the following informations:
Subsequent entries or changes are not possible!
Please send the documents and the links to the photographs to firstname.lastname@example.org
The artistic programme consists of 2 parts:
Part 1: Gottfried von Einem solo work for the respective instrument
More information on the works is available here.
One (or more) solo work(s) of music to be freely chosen
Works with electronics, feeds, media, etc. are possible.
The competition jury reserves the right to split the prizes if necessary. The winners will be informed in September.
The award ceremony will take place on 19 October 2022 at 6.30 pm with musical presentations of the prize winners at the MUK.podium at the Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna (Johannesgasse 4a, 1010 Vienna).
Info folder Gottfried von Einem Preis (in German only)