Procedure, Timetable, Recording Options


Enrollment must take place in person on Sunday, August 29, 2021, between 12 and 4 p.m. in the compe­tition office (Gesellschaftshaus, Schönebecker Straße 129, D-39104 Magdeburg). The competition will take place in three public rounds in the Schinkelsaal (Gesellschaftshaus, Schönebecker Straße 129, D-39104 Magdeburg).

Participants will perform in alphabetical order based on the first letter of the surname. The first participant to perform will be announced on August 29, 2021, as part of the welcome speech to the 11th International Telemann Competition. Following this event, the schedule for the first round of the competition will be published by notice.

Sunday, August 29, 2021 / 12‐4 p.m.

Welcome speech
Sunday, August 29, 2021 / 6 p.m.

Round 1
Monday, August 30 to Tuesday, August 31, 2021

Announcement of the participants of round 2             
Tuesday August 31, 2021 (approx. 2 hours after completion of the 1st round)

Round 2
Wednesday, September 1 to Thursday September 2, 2021

Announcement of the participants of round 3
Thursday, September 2, 2021(approx. 2 hours after completion of the 2nd round)                      

Rehearsal day for round 3
Friday, September 3, 2021

Round 3 (Finale)
Saturday, September 4, 2021

Announcement of the prize winners
Saturday, September 4, 2021 (approx. 2 hours after completion of the 3rd round)

Prize winners’ concert
Saturday, September 4, 2021, 7:30 p.m.

The competition winners and special prize winners determined by the jury are required to participate in this concert.

By applying, participants agree to their performances being recorded (video and audio) for public use and/or archival purposes.

The final round and/or the final concert are expected to be recorded for radio. By applying, the competition participants agree to cede the broadcasting rights to the organizer without time or space limitations as well as for an unlimited number of broadcasts. This concession of a right includes the right of use of the recording for terrestrial broadcasting, broadcasting via satellite, for streaming (including live stream), for publication on digital channels and use on the web channel.

The German version of the announcement text is binding.