Helmut Zehetner, born in Lower Austria, was top prize winner of the regional violin competition of Music Schools in Lower Austria ...

President of the Artistic Committee

Born in Hollabrunn, Austria, he attended the Music Conservatory of Vienna for Tuba specialized in classical music and jazz, and parallel study of E-Bass ...

World Orchestra Festival

  • About the Festival 2021

    The 9th World Orchestra Festival will be held in Vienna, Austria from July 22nd-25th, 2021. Under the motto ...

  • Activities

    22nd July Opening Ceremony in front of the City Hall of Vienna In the afternoon, the Opening Ceremony is planned to take place in front of the famous City Hall...

  • Rules and Regulations

    The World Orchestra Festival should provide a platform for youth and children orchestras to perform, communicate and to create better intercultural understanding....

  • Celebration and Competition

    On their free will, participating orchestras can choose and join in one of the following two kinds of the main categories...

  • Venues

    The Rathaus (Town Hall) is a building in Vienna which serves as the seat both of the mayor and city council of the city of Vienna. The town hall also serves,...

  • Trophies and Certificates

    Each participating orchestra member will be awarded a participation diploma.. Excellent orchestra conductors will be awarded special certificates. Excellent orchestra organizers will be awarded special certificates....

  • Travelling and Lodging

    A series of hotels of 3 or 4 stars level, as well as youth hostels and students apartments provide good service quality and attractive price....


  • Dr. Heinz Fischer

    Former President of the Republic of Austria

    Our world is getting increasingly smaller, owing to modern traffic means and communication technologies. We are, as it were, living in global village with different cultures, traditions, and ways of life. Yet, we do have one common language: music
  • Dr. Michael Ludwig

    Mayor and Governor of Vienna

    Dear friends of orchestral music, it is a very great pleasure that the annual “One Future - World Orchestra Festival” will be held in Vienna in 2019 for the seventh time. As Austria has a long tradition of music and organizing cultural events
  • Prof. Daniel Froschauer

    Chairman of the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

    Dear Young Musicians, it is a pleasure to welcome you to Vienna, the City of Music, where so many famous conductors and composers have lived and imbibed their musical inspiration. For more than 176 years, the Vienna Philharmonic has offered outstanding
  • Prof. Dr. Clemens Hellsberg

    Former President of Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra

    It is very important that the young generation has interests in music and does more musical activities, regardless whether they will take the music as their profession or just as a hobby for the life. In this way, the Vienna Philharmonic Orchest
  • Prof. Helmut Zehetner

    The President of the Artistic Committee

    One Future-The World Orchestra Festival Dear young musicians! It is a great pleasure for me to see all of you - from different countries of the world - to come to Vienna in Summer and participate in the One Future - The World Orchestra


Cancellation of World Orchestra Festival 2020

Dear Music Friends, we had hope that due to the fast and courageous counter measures for the COVID-19 pandemic by the Austrian Government the situation would ease off in time and the World Orchestra Festival could take place as planned. ...

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