Functions Closing for the Fritz Kreisler Worldwide Violin Competitors


The Fritz Kreisler Worldwide Violin Competitors will happen between September 17 and 25, 2022, in Vienna.

The competitors is open to any violinists born after September 25, 1991, who’re decided to pursue a global profession.



To be thought of for the pre-selection course of, a high-quality video recording should be acquired by Might 15, 2022. The video should embrace two contrasting actions of a solo sonata or solo partita by J.S. Bach (excluding the Ciaccona), the first and 2nd actions of a violin concerto by W.A. Mozart, together with cadenzas, and a Caprice by Niccolò Paganini.

The jury is to incorporate: Dmitry Sitkovetsky, Mario Hossen, Rachel Barton, Jean Jacques Kantorow, Sergey Khachatryan, Takako Nishizaki, Ernest Kovacic, Sergey Krylov, Benjamin Schmidt, Ingulf Turban, and Tiana Yang.

As soon as all purposes have been acquired, members of the competitors jury will choose as much as 50 candidates to compete within the subsequent spherical.

The results of this pre-selection can be introduced on the competitors’s web site on June 15, 2022, and an official invitation to these chosen can be despatched by electronic mail.

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As much as 50 candidates will compete within the first spherical from September 17-19, 2022. The second spherical of 18 candidates will compete within the Semi-Finals on September 20-22, whereas the primary spherical of Finals with six finalists is to be on September 23 and the Gala Finals with the final three rivals can be held on September 25.

Prize cash of €20,000, 15,000, 10,000, 7,000, 6,000, 5,000 will go to first by means of sixth place respectively.

The final three finalists will play with the ORF Vienna Radio Symphony Orchestra performed by Marin Alsop.

The primary prize winner will obtain a number of live performance engagements together with with the Lithuanian Nationwide Symphony Orchestra, Lithuanian Chamber Orchestra, Nizhny Novgorod State Philharmonic, and the Orchestra Sinfonica Siciliana. Moreover, the primary prize features a CD recording on NAXOS and a tour of Asia in Might 2023 with World Tradition Networks (WNC).

Earlier main prize winners embrace VC Artists William Hagen, Emmanuel Tjeknavorian, Nikita Boriso-Glebsky, and Sergey Khachatryan.