30. January 2018




The 2018 IMK Soloist Auditions will be held in one of the finest concert houses of Vienna, the Wiener Konzerthaus, on May the 4th. The audition is open to all violin students. Chosen candidates will be given a chance to perform with orchestras in major concert halls. For the very best candidates there will be possibility of general management with IMK, as well as scholarships for IMK masterclasses with major international artists.

The IMK Society for the promotion of Music and Culture manages over 200 orchestral concerts per year all over Europe and Asia, including concert series
in the Musikverein Golden Hall. With over 60 European orchestras as their close partners, IMK has managed recordings for many musicians for Deutsche Gramophone, Sony Entertainment, EMI and DECCA. Projects have included major artists, such as Schlomo Mintz, Ramon Vargas, Placido Domingo, Jose Carerras, Jonas Kaufmann, Jose Cura, Misha Maisky and many others.




Jury Members





Application Process


Before you apply, you must be a violinist of age between 12 and 32 years by May 4th,2018. If you do meet the requirements, you will need to send the following:

  • Profile Photo
  • Short Biography with your contact details (mobile number & email)
  • Video Recording of two contrasting pieces


All of the required materials are to be sent to the postal address:

IMK Office
Lothringerstrasse 20 (Wiener Konzerthaus)
A-1030 Vienna, Austria


The deadline for the application is midnight on April 25th 2018 in Austrian time.

Please note that chosen candidates are required to bring their own accompanist to the final audition.

For more information please send us an email written in the contact page.






First Prize: Orchestral performance in Smetana Hall with North Czech Philharmonic Orchestra & Scholarship for master classes

September 22nd 2018 at 20:00



Second Prize: Matinee Concert in Novomatic Forum with Euro Sinfonietta Wien & Scholarship for master classes

November 25th 2018 at 11:00