11th SCL Festival: July 7-12, 2017
12th SCL Festival: July 6-11, 2018
13th SCL Festival: July 5-10, 2019
Each July, the competition for this wonderful festival is held in the Musikverein's "Goldener Saal," home of the Vienna Philharmonic's famous New Years Eve Concert, where groups are judged by top international music professionals.
If competition is not your focus, there are also non-competitive "Celebration"
performances in the Musikverein. All groups participate in special workshops
and seminars at the Vienna University of Music with prestigious members of
The festival concludes with the Gala Winners' Concert in the Musikverein
or Vienna Konzerthaus, followed by the great "after-party" in the Vienna
Town Hall. All participants receive a diploma from the Festival and have
fantastic opportunities to mix and perform with young musicians from
around the world.
The festival provides many additional opportunities to perform for appreciative audiences in amazing venues in and around Vienna.
Vienna’s central location means this festival can be the focal point of a tour
across other parts of Austria and Central Europe.