Weimar - Weimar International Music Competitions
Weimar welcomes talent from all continents.
Since the mid-1990s, the international competitions of the University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar are a forum for the most promising musicians worldwide.
First organised in Weimar in 1994, the International FRANZ LISZT Piano Competition sees itself as a peaceful contest at the highest level, in the spirit of Franz Liszt.
The International JOSEPH JOACHIM Chamber Music Competition attracts the best up-and-coming ensembles to Weimar and is open to string trio and string and piano ensembles.
The International FRANZ LISZT Competition is held in Weimar and Bayreuth and takes place every three years.
The competition program includes works by Franz Liszt as well as works by other composers. In the final round, the renowned Staatskapelle Weimar assists the contestants.
The International JOSEPH JOACHIM Chamber Music Competition is open to string trio and string quartet as well as piano trio and piano quartet. This competition also takes place on a three-year cycle.