Unfortunately, the competition has to be cancelled in 2023!
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. 2023 for the fourth time it will be organised 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.