Vienna Summer Music Festival | Composers Forum

The Vienna Summer Music Festival-Composers Forum is proud to announce that our application for our 2020 season is open. Composers can apply in the areas of instrumental and opera composition. Information regarding these programs can be found below and on our website.

• Instrumental composers will have their music performed with PHACE, one of Vienna’s finest new music ensembles who specialize in the performance practice of contemporary music.
• Visiting guest, Irvine Arditti will do masterclasses with our guest composers and will record works for solo violin.
• Opera composition composers will have their one act operas performed with and will be fully staged, costumed, and small set.
• Each student will receive private lessons, attend seminars, and participate in masterclasses with faculty from the local universities in Vienna.
• We are proud to announce Lei Liang as our guest composer this year.

More information can be found here:

To apply:


Diogo Carvalho
Director of Composers Forum

15 Mar 2020
U.S. Dollar (USD)