The 9th International Franz Schmidt Organ Competition 2022 takes place from
12-20 September 2022. 16 years ago the competition has been initiated by Rudolf Scholz, it first took place in Kitzbühel.
It has been organised three times in cooperation with mdw – University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna in the City of Vienna.

The competition demands a wide repertoire of the international participants from baroque to present, that will be interpreted in three rounds in three Viennese churches on stylistically different instruments.