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Competition programme

„When I regard myself in connection with the Universe, what am I?“
Letter to the immortal beloved by Ludwig van Beethovenm (6/7 July 1801)

All participants must perform an artistic programme created and composed by themselves or a performance of their choosing – either as a soloist or in an ensemble. This programme must be freely associated with the above quote by Ludwig van Beethoven. The performance can either be of existing, copyright-free material (texts, musical works, compositions, etc.) or be created anew.

You must only submit contributions to the competition that have not already been performed in public.

The artistic performance and its authenticity and originality will be evaluated along with the concept and its implementation. The concept must include the title, idea, content, process, length and technical requirement of the programme. The technical effort must be kept as low as possible. The competition management reserves the right to reduce the technical requirements where necessary.

Programme length

Ensemble programme: 10—12 minutes
Solo programme: 6—8 minutes

A kick-off meeting will take place at 6:30 PM on 8 October 2019 at the The programme directors will answer any questions about the competition at this meeting.

Registration for the Fidelio.Kreation category

Registration deadline: Tue 5 November 2019, 11:59 PM

The time that the email arrives is deemed decisive. We cannot make exceptions for any delays caused by technical issues.

Registration is solely by email to The email must contain the following information in a Word file:

Competition category: Fidelio.Kreation

Personal details
          First name and surname
          Study programme
          Mobile number

All ensemble members
          First name and surname
          Study programme

Concept (min. a half, max. a full A4 page) in German or English
          Title of the programme
          Idea behind the programme
          Exact length
          Technical requirements (sound, lighting, video, props etc.)

Please check your grammar and spelling! Your documents will be presented to the juries in the form that you submit them!

Written consent from a parent or legal guardian must be provided for underage participants.


Registration deadline: Tue 5 November 2019, 11:59 PM

The time that the email arrives is deemed decisive. It is not possible to make subsequent changes to your programme.

Kick-off meeting in the
Tue 8 October 2019, 6:30 PM

Rehearsals in the
Wed 20 November 2019
Thu 21 November 2019

Preliminary round in the
Mon 25 November 2019

Main round in the
Wed 27 November 2019

Prize winners presentation at the Theater Akzent
Thu 5 December 2019, 19.30

The order of rehearsals and competition performances will be arranged by the competition management.


 A total of 6 scholarships, each worth 1,500 EUR per ensemble or 800 EUR per soloist
 1 public prize of 1,500 EUR


The MUK consideres itself a progressive Music and Arts university, which creates cultural values in the fields of music, dance, drama and singing. The MUK is the only university in the ownership of the city of Vienna and unites the best international talents and prominent teachers.



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