Szczecin Classic  

Szczecin Classic is a spring classical music festival that has been held since 2019.

Prestigious and impressive, it has already become a permanent part of the cultural calendar of Szczecin, Poland and even Europe. It is an excellent alternative to the ” May Day” holiday. It gathers not only crowds of classical music lovers, but also young, talented musicians from almost all over the world, who participate in the Szczecin Classic Academy music course during the festival.

The festival includes concerts featuring the most outstanding artists from Poland, Europe and the world, events in the urban space, happenings, meetings and workshops. The event also includes a competition for a chamber ensemble residency.

Szczecin Classic pursues a mission for both artists and audiences.

Szczecin Classic is characterized by extraordinary diversity, which means that not only music lovers will find something for themselves. The festival, through an interesting selection of repertoire and concert venues, strengthens the relationship with Szczecin audiences year after year, as well as reaching out to new audiences. In addition to evening concerts in a variety of ensembles – both chamber and orchestral – accompanying events, which are an integral part of the Festival, help break down barriers for new listeners. Among the leisure activities offered to the city’s residents during May Day are musical happenings in the city center,  musical happenings in the center of the city, dance lessons, open lectures for future artists and thematic workshops held under the banner of “Maltówka.”

The festival is organized by the Szczecin association of the Baltic Neopolis Orchestra.

This year’s edition of the ” Sixth Sense” Festival will be held from April 27 to May 3, 2024. In addition to a group of outstanding artists, this year’s festival will feature the Stradivarius violin. A competition for a chamber ensemble residency is also being re-announced, and the ensemble that receives the highest score will be awarded the title of resident ensemble, take part in a course, as well as perform an author’s concert and receive a prize of 10000 PLN.

Competition for chamber ensemble residency within the framework of the Szczecin Classic Festival. Applications are accepted until February 29, 2024.