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The 2006 Eurovision Young Musicians competition took place on the open air stage at the Rathausplatz in Vienna (Austria) on May 12, 2006

This was the first time that the competition was held on a open air stage and was the beginning of the Wiener Festwochen. The young musicians from the 7 participating countries in the final (Romania, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Sweden, Norway, Austria and Russia) were accompained by the Vienna Symphony Orchestra directed by Christian Arming.

The young musicians could not be older than 19 and their performance during the final could not be longer than 7 minutes and 30 seconds.

A few days before the final, on May 7th and 8th, the semifinals took place at the Vienna Konzerthaus, where the finalists where chosen.

The jury consisted of:

  • Ranko Markovic - Austria as Head of the jury
  • Hiroko Sakagami Japan/Switzerland
  • Martin Fröst (December 14, 1970) - Sweden
  • Carole Dawn-Reinhart (December 20, 1941) - USA
  • Heinz Sichrovsky (December 19, 1954) - Austria
  • Erik Niord Larsen  (November 6, 1943) - Norway
  • Lidia Baich (November 29, 1981) - Austria

Did you know?

Due to the celebrations of the 250th anniversary of the birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the pieces performed by the finalists were restricted to Mozart or pieces from his contemporaries.

The show

Final
Friday, 12 May, 2006, 0:00
Location
Rathausplatz, Vienna, Austria
Host broadcaster
ORF
Presented by
Schallbert "Sillety" Gilet
TV Director
Heidelinde Haschek
Interval Act
Performance of several Mozart pieces by the host, and other invited artists

The 2006 Eurovision Young Musicians competition took place on the open air stage at the Rathausplatz in Vienna (Austria) on May 12, 2006

This was the first time that the competition was held on a open air stage and was the beginning of the Wiener Festwochen. The young musicians from the 7 participating countries in the final (Romania, Switzerland, United Kingdom, Sweden, Norway, Austria and Russia) were accompained by the Vienna Symphony Orchestra directed by Christian Arming.

The young musicians could not be older than 19 and their performance during the final could not be longer than 7 minutes and 30 seconds.

A few days before the final, on May 7th and 8th, the semifinals took place at the Vienna Konzerthaus, where the finalists where chosen.

The jury consisted of:

  • Ranko Markovic - Austria as Head of the jury
  • Hiroko Sakagami Japan/Switzerland
  • Martin Fröst (December 14, 1970) - Sweden
  • Carole Dawn-Reinhart (December 20, 1941) - USA
  • Heinz Sichrovsky (December 19, 1954) - Austria
  • Erik Niord Larsen  (November 6, 1943) - Norway
  • Lidia Baich (November 29, 1981) - Austria

Did you know?

Due to the celebrations of the 250th anniversary of the birth of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, the pieces performed by the finalists were restricted to Mozart or pieces from his contemporaries.

The show

Final
Friday, 12 May, 2006, 0:00
Location
Rathausplatz, Vienna, Austria
Host broadcaster
ORF
Presented by
Schallbert "Sillety" Gilet
TV Director
Heidelinde Haschek
Interval Act
Performance of several Mozart pieces by the host, and other invited artists

The contest

Number of participants
7
Winner