The biggest young musicians’ competition in Austria is targeted at all children and young adults who enjoy playing music and competing, as well as those who want to achieve something special in their respective fields. Many winners of Prima la Musica have made their passion into a career and are now active and successful soloists, orchestra musicians or music teachers. All musicians from Austria, South Tyrol and Liechtenstein as well as other nationalities with an official Austrian residency of three years or more can enter. The competition will be carried out on national and regional level. The best contestants in regional competitions will be invited to the national competition.
Soloists for string instruments (violin, viola, cello, double bass)
After the great successes of 2016 and 2018, the kultur-forum-amthof is again hosting this unique festival in the south of Austria in 2020. Numerous tango argentino workshops, 4 milongas, some with live music and a concert in Ossiach Abbey with the Orquesta Silbando from France are on the program. The Tango cruise on the Ossiacher See, where you can dance on the upper deck and enjoy the scenery, takes place again. Of course, the show dances of our Tango Argentino teachers should not be missed. The workshops will again be supervised by Amanda & Adrian Costa from France and Andrea Veronica Bestvater & Martin Hernan La Bruna from Argentina.
Tango Concert - Orquesta Tipica Silbando
Fr. 19. August 2020 | 21:00
The young orchestra from Paris undoubtedly belongs to the first league of contemporary Tango orchestras. The pieces of music they play are highly energetic, imaginative modern reinterpretations of the tango genre at a very high musical level. You will witness what is musically possible in the area between the Tango in the style of Pugliese and Piazzolla, classical music and musical.
As a highlight of the concert, the couples who teach at our festival will perform show dances.
After the concert, the Alban Berg Hall of the Ossiach Abbey hosts a Milonga tradicional with DJ Miguel from Klagenfurt.
With the opening concert “Night of Percussion” the Austrian Percussion Camp starts, where great musicians and lecturers will be guests in the CMA Ossiach to teach Snare Drum, Mallets, Cajon, Frame Drum, Handpan, Drumset, Bodypercussion, Drumline, Songwriting and Choir. At the opening concerts the lecturers will introduct you into the world of percussion.
Attention, children! Who says that Saint Nicholas always arrives with his sleigh? At the children's advent in Ossiach Saint Nicholas brings his presents by boat! So put on your warmest coat and greet Saint Nicholas with a loud "Ahooooooooy!".