Season Highlights

Discover the Highlights of the 2017 season at the Semper Music International Festival! (named Schlern Intl’ Music Festival before 2016)

Alexander RudinAlexander Rudin, cello
Recital on MONDAY, 10 July 2017
“The light tone of Maestro Rudin floated through the whole music surface with divine fluency, never losing the beauty of the sound neither its intensity.”– Stuttgarten Zeitung



Boris KuschnirBoris Kuschnir , violin
Recital on SUNDAY, 16 July 2017
“One of the most excellent teachers who brought up world-famous performers. Kuschnir has his own fantastic talent in education and his contribution could be compared to those of Leopold Auer, Carl Flesch or Ivan Galamian…” -Strad Magazine


Polina OsetinskayaPolina Osetinskaya, piano
Recital on TUESDAY, 18 July 2017
“…a superb palette of colors, feelings. Taking off in a flight of delirous virtuosity a piano that rings, that laughs, that rejoices… Remarkable!” –Le Soir




Competition winner

Mayor Othmar Stampfer
with competition winner 2015

Competition winners
Recital on THURSDAY, 20 July 2017
Join us for the competition winner’s recital and award ceremony. It’s a special night full of excitement for all the winners of the Semper Music International Festival 2017 competition. It is also a joyful gathering of the festival community, sponsors, press, members of the government and audience.



Olga MakarinaOlga Makarina, Metropolitan soprano
Recital on FRIDAY, 21 July 2017
“…intelligence, lovely phrasing, agile passagework and affecting sensitivity…” -The New York Times