Rules and Conditions

Age limit

Applicants born after November 1st, 1988 can apply.

Categories

The contest is held in following specializations:

  • violin
  • cello
  • voice

Program

One piece of your choice, duration from 10 to 45 min.

Only for category voice - one piece of your choice, duration from 5 to 10 min.

A recorded video of your performance of chosen work (accompanied by an orchestra or a pianist, in a studio or live recording) must be submitted as YouTube- or Vimeo-link, or another media available for download. The video must be submitted before July 15th, 2022. Multiple applications from the same person performing different works are allowed (application fees apply separately).

Deadline

The application deadline is July 15th, 2022. Applications are accepted online. The video recording of your performance may be sent separately from your application, but no later than by July 20th, 2022.

Application fee

The application fee is 120 EUR. Please transfer the application fee in full amount before July 15th, 2022, to the bank account below. The bank fees must be paid by the sender.

Bank account details:
Andrey Vinichenko
IBAN: DE35 1001 0010 0690 8341 16
BIC (SWIFT): PBNKDEFF
Bank address:
Postbank
Friedrich-Ebert-Allee 114-126
53113 Bonn | GERMANY
Beneficiary's address:
Debut Concert
Genthiner Str. 36
10785 Berlin | GERMANY

Your application will only be processed after receiving the application fee.

The application fee is non-refundable in case of incomplete or cancelled application, or no-show.

The competition process

July 15th, 2022 – application deadline in all categories for the IV International Competition «Debut Concert». The competition results will be published on July 30th, 2022.

All applicants will be assigned an application number and listed on the website. After the deadline, the jury will select the winners in each of the categories: Violin, Cello and Vocal, based on the video recordings submitted.

The Debut Concert

The Debut Concert will take place on August 23rd, 2022. The competition winners in each category will perform in the Musikverein in Vienna.

International music agencies and press will be invited to the debut concert. The concert will be professionally recorded on video and audio. By submitting an application, the participant accepts the rules and conditions of the competition. The legal process is waived. The prize cannot be shared between participants. The jury has the right not to give the award prizes. The piece performed at the debut concert may or may not be the same as submitted. The decision of the jury is final and indisputable.

The participants agree that the debut concert will be recorded audio-visually. The organiser is entitled to use these recordings at any time commercially and non-commercially and / or to allow further use by third parties. This includes all forms of use (audio-visual media, print and online media, broadcasting, streaming and download). Participants transfer all images- and sound-related rights to the organiser free of charge. A fee claims for recordings and re-use are not accepted.