Apply here for Krzyżowa-Music 2022. 
With beginning of December 2021.

Application phase for
Krzyżowa-Music 2022 is closed.

Krzyżowa-Music’s 8th edition takes place from 21st August till 4th September 2022. As in the past years, internationally acclaimed and established musicians will be meeting a carefully selected number of young aspiring musicians of the classical music scene.

In this unique workshop and concert atmosphere of Krzyżowa-Music, a number of worldwide renowned musicians constitute our very distinguished group of "Seniors". Since Viviane Hagner's founding of Krzyżowa-Music personalities such as Jaques Ammon, Shmuel Ashkenasi, Alfred Brendel, Midori, Nils Mönckemeyer, Matthias Kirschnereit or Eckard Runge are studying, rehearsing, discussing and performing together with our carefully selected group of highly talented and aspiring "Juniors". Every attendee loves being part of creating creating a melting pot of long experience and actual interpretation. In a relaxed atmosphere with ample time to rehearse and thereby to attain a deep understanding of the pieces worked on, the musicians will develop the programmes for the Krzyżowa-Music concerts.

Which requirements should you meet when applying?

· Open-mindedness, love for music and a fresh approach

· Excellent instrumental skills and the aim to improve chamber-music

· Desire for perfection in working together with outstanding musical partners


Rising Stars: The Krzyżowa-Music Juniors 

Krzyżowa-Music invites more than 38 carefully selected aspiring musicians (Juniors) to spend two to three summer weeks in the rural seclusion of Krzyżowa, together with some of the most sought-after, educationally experienced musicians (Seniors) from around the world. In a casual yet concentrated atmosphere, they work together, learn together, share their generational experiences as well as perform together.


Time period

The Krzyżowa-Music Workshop will take place for the eighth time from 21st August till 4th September 2022 with summer concerts in Lower Silesia. In September, some participants of the workshop will start a Late-Summer Tour through Poland and Germany.


Selection of Juniors

Juniors will be selected by a jury of Seniors after their application. A repeated participation in the festival will be possible for especially promising Juniors. Very experienced Juniors will be able to participate as Mentors, receiving special assignments. For a carefree participation, all Juniors will be provided with scholarships.



We look forward to receiving applications from musicians up to the age of 30. The requirements for Krzyżowa-Music Juniors should be fulfilled.

For the upcoming season, we have openings for violin, viola, violoncello, double bass, oboe and bassoon. 

Sound Samples

Interested musicians should submit two contrasting works to their application.
Your application should include at least one work from the classical period (Haydn, Mozart, Beethoven, Schubert). At least one audio sample should be video material. 

Applications for the season 2023

can be submitted until from December 2022 until 31 January 2023 here.
All applicants will be informed then shortly afterwards about the results.


For more information please contact: application [at]

We look forward to your application!