Summa Cum Laude Youth Music Festival
The Summa Cum Laude Youth Music Festival brings the next international, musical generation to Vienna. It is a gathering of superlatives: choirs, orchestras and bands from Australia, Canada, Singapore, Japan, China und different European countries make music together. Happy Birthday - the festival celebrates its tenth year in 2016!
The young artists will also perform in the neighboring federal provinces as well as in the Czech Republic and Hungary. Anyone who walks through the city during the festival may chance across groups of music-loving young people, laughing, chatting and getting to know Vienna.
The first gathering takes place in Vienna's St. Stephen's Cathedral, where all the young people come together to be musically greeted. In the days that follow, there will be public concerts in such venues as the House of Music and in the MuTh - the concert hall of the Vienna Boys' Choir.
Tip: Go, listen and be amazed by the enthusiasm and professionalism of the participants! Then enjoy a walk through the nearby baroque Augarten park.
Competition and party
The highlight of the festival is the music competition with an international jury. The winners will demonstrate their considerable talent at the festive closing concert. A relaxed party is also held at Vienna City Hall after the ceremonial prize-giving.
10th Summa Cum Laude International Youth Music Festival Vienna
1-6 July 2016
Concert program and performance venues at www.sclfestival.org