INTERNATIONAL H.I.F. BIBER COMPETITION
St. Florian Monastery, Upper Austria
29. April - 1. May 2019

 

This is a competition about contemporary performance of early music. Our purpose is to encourage the development of young musicians in original performance of period music through the study of the spirit of Austrian baroque music.

This is a competition of Encounter and Communication. Interested listeners are invited to audit the competiton free of charge, with the exception of the Winners’ concert.

PRIZES:
F.J. Aumann Prize: 1.500 EUR - given for new discoveries in baroque music.
R. Weichlein Prize:1.500 EUR - given for the advancement of Austrian baroque music.
H.I.F. Biber Prize: 1.500 EUR - for the following criteria:
A maximum of 10 points will be awarded according to the following criteria: artistic expression, innovative interpretation, tone, programme choice, Austrian componant, recently discovered literature, presentation, technical and musical skill.

Demo-CD: The winners have the possibility to make a recording before the Winners’ concert. The demo-CD will be placed at the winners’ disposal.

All 3 prizes could be won by one contestant.

SPECIAL PRIZES:

Fiori Musicali: A participant get the opportunety to play a concert in the concert series Fiori Musicali and/or Eckartsauer Schlosskonzerte in the following year .

Westdeutscher Rundfunk: An ensemble (soloist) should get the chance to perform a concert for WDR 3. The concert will be recorded and broadcasted in "WDR 3 Concert".

Wiener Konzerthaus: There are regular invitations to the Festival Resonanzen in the Vienna Konzerthaus (Jury: Peter Reichelt).

Note 1 Music Gmbh: A representative of the record company will be present at the competition days. A participant of the competition receives a prize - the production of a CD recording 2018 (recording technique, edition, booklet, pressure), which will be published on the label Pan Classics.



The competition take place at Sommerrefektorium, St.Florian Monastery (near Linz), Austria

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