Arrival and registration for the 2nd round are to take place on Monday the 5th of September 2022 between 1 p.m. and 3 the office of the Robert Schumann Hochschule, Fischerstrasse 110, 40476 Düsseldorf, Germany

The opening of the competition takes place at 6 p.m. at the Robert Schumann Hochschule. It is expected that all participants will be present.

Late registration will lead to disqualification of the candidate from the com­petition. A registered competitor delayed through no fault of his own may be granted permission to complete by the chairman of the jury if he arrives before the first round.


For each instrument, the competition will consist of three rounds and the prize winner’s concert. The successful completion of a round con­sti­tutes admission to the next round.

The participants of the prize winner’s concert will be established in the third round. The first three prize winners will be determined on the basis of their concert performance.The name of the competitors to progress to the next round shall be announced by the chairman of the jury following the jury deliberations.

All the rounds and the prize winner’s concert are open to the public.


The order in which competitors are to perform will be determined by drawing lots and will be published on Monday, the 5th of September 2022 at 6 p.m. in the Robert Schumann Hochschule in Düsseldorf during the opening ceremony of the competition.

The attendance of competitors and accompanists at this event is mandatory. The performance schedule will be announced by public notice and the times as announced are to be strictly adhered to.


Every participant shall have the opportunity to rehearse. He will be notified of his rehearsal times by the Aeolus competition office at his arrival on Monday, the 5th of September 2022.


The Competition commences on Tuesday, the 6th of September 2022 at 10 a.m.

  • First round: 6th/7th September 2022
  • Second round: 7th / 8th September 2022
  • Third round: 8th / 9th September 2022
  • Orchestra-rehearsal: 10th September 2022
  • Prize winner’s concert: 11th September 2022

Candidates are required to inform them­selves in person of their performance schedule.


Candidates are required to be present at the venue at least thirty minutes before their performance.

A late appearance will lead to disqualification. If the competitor is delayed through no fault of his own, the chairman of the jury may permit further pariticipation if the progression of the contest is not materially delayed or interrupted. The prize winner’s concert must not be affected by such a delay.


The prize winner’s concert shall take place with the

Düsseldorfer Symphoniker

at 11 a.m. on Sunday, the 11th of September 2022

in the Tonhalle Düsseldorf

The price winner’s concert will be recorded by the radiostation Deutschlandfunk - Media Partner of the Aeolus Internaiontal Competition for Wind Instruments and broadcasted soon therafter.

The prize winner´s concert will be recorded and broadcasted worldwide via Livestreaming in the internet.

The competitors whose participation in the prize winner`s concert was determined in the third round and the winner of the special prize for the best interpretation of contemporary music are required to attend the concert as soloists and to receive their prize in person. The awards ceremony shall take place after the concert.


Der Wettbewerb beginnt am Dienstag, den 6. September 2022, um 10.00 Uhr.

  • Erster Durchgang: 6./7. September 2022
  • Zweiter Durchgang: 7. / 8. September 2022
  • Dritter Durchgang: 8. / 9.  September 2022
  • Orchesterprobe: 10. September 2022
  • Preisträgerkonzert: 11. September 2022

Jeder Kandidat ist verpflichtet, sich persönlich über die Auftrittszeiten zu informieren.