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Information on the 25th International Johannes Brahms Competition Pörtschach, Austria 2018 will follow.

Welcome to the website of the International Johannes Brahms Competition for piano, violin, viola, cello and voice (and again in 2018 also for chamber music) at Pörtschach am Wörthersee, Carinthia, Austria. In 2017, the competition will take place from September 2 until September 10, 2017. We would be glad to welcome you to Pörtschach next summer, whether as participant or as visitor. More information about the 2017 competition coming soon.


  • August 16, 2017: Klagenfurt Uni Youuth Hostel
    Many bed and breakfasts at Pörtschach are already booked. As an alternative, please have a look at Klagenfurt University youth hostel, which is within easy reach from Pörtschach via a direct train connection. A special offer is available for competition participants:
    Places to stay
  • June 12, 2017: Members of the Jury
    We are proud to announce the members of the jury at the 24th International Johannes Brahms Competition Pörtschach:
    Jury, Concert Organizers, Repetiteurs 2017
  • May 28, 2017: Preliminary Competition Schedule
    The preliminary competion schedule is now available. Information is still subject to change, because an exact timetable can only be created after all participants have arrived to Pörtschach or after the previous round has finished. Only then the actual number of participating artists is known.
    Preliminary Competition Schedule 2017
  • March 13, 2017: Online Registration 2017
    We are looking forward to your online registration for this year's competition! Registration is open until July 1.
    Online registration 2017
  • February 19, 2017: The 2017 competition programme is available
    What's new?
    * Finals with full orchestra: Now in all categories (except voice)!
    * Piano: The piano ompetition is back again!
    * Chamber music: There is no chamber music competition in 2017. The chamber music competition will be back in 2018.
    Online registration starts soon!
    Go here for more: 2017 Rules and regulations
  • June 13, 2016: Concert Engagements
    There are not only first and second prizes at the International Johannes Brahms Competition Pörtschach, but also lots of special prizes and concert engagements! Today, we want to share with you just two of them: Cosima Soulez Lariviere, who was invited to play in Tokyo with Maestro Yuki Miyagi and the Lobkowicz Trio, who appeared in Vienna's Hofburg palace.
    Also this year, a number of concert invitations will be offered to our prize winners!

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A Step-by-Step Guide to the Competition:

1Read about what's special at the Johannes Brahms Competition Pörtschach
2Get to know our members of the jury
3Study the competition rules and regulation
4Register online for the competition (open from March until July 1, 2017)
5Plan your stay at Pörtschach: arrival, places to stay, competition schedule
6Enjoy your time at the competition!

We are looking forward to meeting you at Pörtschach this summer!

If you have any questions concerning the competition or experience technical problems accessing the information on this website, please do not hesitate to contact us by clicking here. We are always there to help you!

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