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Under the patronage of the Federal President of the Republic of Austria

Alexander Van der Bellen



SCL Honorary Board 


Michael Ludwig
Mayor and Governor of Vienna

Johanna Mikl-Leitner
Governor of Lower Austria

Hans Peter Doskozil
Governor of Burgenland

Veronica Kaup-Hasler
Executive City Councillor for Cultural Affairs and Science
Thomas Angyan
Executive and Artistic Director Gesellschaft der Musikfreunde in Wien

Michael Boder

Yefim Bronfman

Elīna Garanča

Clemens Hellsberg
President of the Vienna Philharmonic (ret.)

Elke Hesse
Director of the MuTh – The Vienna Boys’ Choir Concert Hall

Ioan Holender
Director of the Vienna State Opera (ret.)

Aleksey Igudesman
Violinist, composer, conductor, comedian

Vladimir Jurowski
Chief Conductor of the Berlin Radio Symphony,  General Music Director of the Bavarian State Opera
Angelika Kirchschlager

Harry Kopietz
President of the Vienna Provincial Parliament (ret.)

Martin Kušej
Artistic director of Burgtheater Vienna

Andreas Mailath-Pokorny
Rector of the Music and Arts University of the City of Vienna

Tassilo Metternich-Sándor
Owner of Schloss Grafenegg & Manager of the Grafenegg Estate

Angelika Möser
Director of the Arnold Schoenberg Center Vienna

Matthias Naske
Executive and Artistic Director of the Wiener Konzerthaus

Franz Patay
Managing Director of the Vereinigte Bühnen Wien
Johanna Rachinger
Director General of the Austrian National Library

Julian Rachlin

Elisabeth Sobotka
Artistic Director of the Bregenz Festival

Ulrike Sych
Rector of the University of Music and Performing Arts, Vienna

Jean-Yves Thibaudet

Franz Welser-Möst
Music Director of the Cleveland Orchestra
General Music Director of the Vienna State Opera (ret.)


Lamberto Zannier
OSCE High Commissioner on National Minorities



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