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Application for the 11th International Chamber Music Competition "Franz Schubert and Modern Music“ starts soon.

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The application for the 11th International Chamber Music Competition will be open from April 1, 2021 and ends on October 12, 2021!

Musicians from all nations and stateless persons born after February 15, 1985 are eligible to participate.

The competition categories are: LIED DUO & PIANO TRIO

FS&MM is not a competition like any other. Bringing Schubert’s chamber music into relation with both new and the latest works can be a challenging as well as rewarding experience for all participants and reveals the many facets of a professional & versatile musician. 

With attached internationalcomposition competitions the expansion of the chamber music repertoire gets actively promoted. Of the many composition that were submitted from all over the world (Piano Trio: 166 compositions of 45 nations; Lied Duo: 107 compositions of 35 nations), two composition of each category were chosen as compulsory pieces to become part of the individual repertoire of each ensemble participating in the FS&MM competition 2022.

Extra challenge in the category Lied Duo: Composer Judith Weir composed a commissioned work for the competition. The finalists will (premier) perform the piece after having only 36 hours of study time for it.

>>Get a rough overview on the competition’s schedule<<


Why participate?

  • exciting & challenging repertoire
  • top-class jurors
  • prize money totalling approximately € 65,000.-
  • career consulting and supervision for selected prizewinners
  • concert engagements & visibility through collaborations
  • professional and comprehensive feedback offering constructive input
  • workshops in the fields of career planning, self-management and the music outreach

Participate in the FS&MM 2022 and don’t miss out to listen to, meet and exchange experiences with musicians from all over the world in Graz, Austria, in February 2022!