Next Audition: 22nd May 2022

Video (travel not required) 


since-1992-original 200Since 1992, the competition is bringing together the best musicians. 
The competition offers the artistic promotion and the financial support for musicians, who are willing to expand their musical career.
The final concert is taking place in Vienna, the world famous city for music.

  • Recognization

The competition has been recognized by the Austrian Ministry for Education and Culture.
The major of Vienna Dr. Helmut Zilk has granted his "Schirmherrschaft" for this event.

  • History

It was established in 1992 by the Perrenoud Foundation and brings the best artists from the world of classical music together as well as serving as an international reference.
The competition was runing first under the name of Vienna International Music Competition, Perrenoud Foundation Competition, and then World Music Competition, due to his world wide activities.

  • Audition with recording

The audition offers to every participants enough time perfrom the programm of their own choice.
The performance is recorded on video with multicameras in high resolution 4K and professional microphones.
The participants receive their own video and can decied which samples they want to publish for the competition.

  • International jury

The jury of the competition consists of worldwide selected music managers, conductors and directors of famous concert halls.
The impartial jury is choosing the participants participant they want to engage for the next concert season.
The competition has got a reputation to be faireplay and every participants have the same chance to become be prizewinners.

  • Worldwide audience

The competition does offer a platform where the public can support financially the participants of they own choice.
Even managers, concert organizations can direktly book the participants.
The competition is proud to have discovered many international artists.

  • Musical career promotion

The prizewinners get the possibility to perform in famous locations, record music videos, publish CD's and DVD's and to be promoted internationally.


Bloch-Bauer-Promenade 24 / 1, Top 27

Online Meeting

Skype: World Music Competition
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Monday & Thursday: 16h00 - 17h00 GMT +1 (Vienna)
Please make a reservation for our meeting.


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