International H.I.F. BIBER COMPETITION 2021

St. Florian Monastery, Upper Austria
29 April  – 2 May 2021

Registration: 25th March 2021

This is a competition about contemporary performance of early music. Our purpose is to encourage the development of young musicians in original performance of period music.


F.J. Aumann Prize: 1.500 EUR – given for new discoveries in baroque music.
R. Weichlein Prize: 1.500 EUR – given for the advancement of Austrian baroque music.
H.I.F. Biber Prize: 1.500 EUR  – for the following criteria:
A maximum of 10 points will be awarded according to the following criteria: artistic expression, innovative interpretation, tone, programme choice, Austrian componant, recently discovered literature, presentation, technical and musical skill. 

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