International LOUIS SPOHR Competition for Young Violinists



Louis Spohr’s artistic and educational endeavours are closely bound up with the State of Thuringia in Eastern Germany. In his honour, the International Louis Spohr Competition for Young Violinists is held every three years in Weimar by the Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar under the artistic direction of Friedemann Eichhorn.


22nd of October until 2nd of November 2019 (competition held every three years)

Prize money (varying according to age groups)
1st prize:  € 1,500 to € 3,500
2nd prize: € 1,000 to € 2,500
3rd prize:  €    750 to € 1,500 
Plus other prizes

Application deadline
10th June 2019

Louis Spohr Competition