International Mozart Competition Salzburg

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Jury at the International Mozart Competition Salzburg 2018, String Quartet category

The International Mozart Competition Salzburg is a music competition that has been held in Salzburg since 1975 . Until 2014, the competition was held every three to four years. The competition has been held at the biennial rhythm since 2014 . The Mozart Competition is organized by the Mozarteum University in Salzburg. The categories are singing , piano , violin , horn and string quartet , but these are held alternately in the competition years. The competition has been associated with the Fédération Mondiale des Concours Internationaux de Musique (FMCIM) since 1990 .

Award winners

First competition (1975)

Second competition (1978)

Third competition (1985)

Fourth competition (1988)

Fifth competition (1990/1991)

Sixth competition (1995)

Seventh competition (1997/1999)

The seventh competition took place in the categories of composition, voice, violin, piano and fortepiano, and was held in September 1997 (compositions) and between January 8 and 22, 1999 (voice, violin, piano and fortepiano).

Eighth competition (2001/2002)

The eighth competition took place in the categories of composition (2001) and voice, piano and violin and was held from January 11th to 26th, 2002.

Ninth competition (2006)

The ninth competition took place only in the singing category and was held from August 7th to 16th, 2006. Prize winners:

Tenth competition (2011)

The tenth competition took place from February 9th to 19th, 2011 in the categories piano and violin.

Eleventh competition (2014)

The eleventh competition took place in the singing and string quartet categories and was held from February 5 to 15, 2014.

Twelfth competition (2016)

The twelfth competition took place in the violin category from February 1st to 5th and in the piano category from February 5th to 11th, 2016.

  • Violin: 1st prize Ziyu He (China), 2nd prize Thomas Reif (Germany), 3rd prize Benjamin Marquise Gilmore (Netherlands)
  • Piano: 1st prize Saskia Giorgini (Netherlands / Italy), 2nd prize Yoonhee Yang (South Korea), 3rd prize Julia Kociuban (Poland)

Thirteenth competition (2018)

Awarding of the prize to the Quatour Tchalik

The thirteenth competition took place in the singing and string quartet categories and was held from February 2nd to 15th, 2018.

  • String quartet: Quatuor Tchalik (France; 1st prize, special prize for the best interpretation of a string quartet by Mozart and the Bärenreiter Urtext Prize), Eliot Quartet (Germany; 2nd prize and Bärenreiter Urtext Prize), Quatuor Akos (France; 3 . Prize and Bärenreiter Urtext Prize)
  • Singing: Anna El-Khashem (Russia; 1st prize and special prize for the best interpretation of a vocal work by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart), Peter Kellner (Slovakia; 2nd prize and audience prize), Mojca Bitenc (Slovenia; 3rd prize)

Fourteenth competition (2020)

The fourteenth competition will take place in the categories violin, piano and horn from February 1st to 15th, 2020.

Web links

Commons : International Mozart Competition  - collection of images, videos and audio files

Individual evidence

  1. a b Prize winners of the voice section  ( page no longer available , search in web archivesInfo: The link was automatically marked as defective. Please check the link according to the instructions and then remove this notice. 8th competition, Salzburg 2002.@1@ 2Template: Toter Link /  
  2. 9th International Mozart Competition (PDF; 1.9 MB), Salzburg 2006. Documentation.
  3. 12th International Mozart Competition . Retrieved February 12, 2016.
  4. 12th International Mozart Violin Competition . Retrieved February 12, 2016.
  5. - Mozart competition: Giorgini best pianist . Article dated February 12, 2016, accessed February 12, 2016.
  6. Quatuor Tchalik wins Mozart competition . Article dated February 9, 2018, accessed February 9, 2018.
  7. Mozart competition: Anna El-Khashem best singer . Article dated February 16, 2018, accessed February 16, 2018.