1. The competition will be held 16–23 September 2020 in Vilnius.
Singers of all nationalities can take part in the competition (sopranos, mezzo-sopranos, tenors, baritones, basses, and other voice types if they are able to perform arias from the FINAL), aged 18-35 (born not earlier than on 1 January 1985). The competition is held in one group for all voices together, singers will not be divided into separate categories.
Note: The competition is not open to previous 1st prize winners of this competition.
Participants register ONLINE from 1 March to 31 June in 2020 on website: https://artistdb.eu/en/nousr/contests
During the registration, the applicant must provide a valid YOUTUBE video performance link (maximum 3 links) about 10 - 15 minutes, where he/she performs a free program or selected arias. The video must not be edited. It might include recordings from different times. The organizers must receive the video link no later than 31 June 2020.
Each participant shall prepare a program in accordance with the Competition repertoire. The selected program should be stated in the application form.
During the ONLINE registration, it is necessary to pay the entrance fee, which is not refundable.
Questions are answered at the following contacts: firstname.lastname@example.org, address Totorių St 20, Vilnius, Lithuania.
AUDITION TO THE COMPETITION.
Received applications on 1 July in 2020 are forwarded to the committee, which consists of the competition management.
Candidates are informed about their acceptance until 10 July in 2020.
The entrance fee will not be refunded to competitors who were accepted and fail to arrive at the competition.
Management of the competition intermediates for the participants who need a VISA in order to come to Lithuania, but it doesn't bear any financial responsibility. To receive a VISA, please contact in advance (July, August) by e-mail email@example.com.
THE COMPETITION WILL BE HELD IN 4 STAGES:
Audition (video link and application).
1st Round with piano, (possible to come with an accompanist or perform together with the provided accompanist).
2nd Round with piano, (possible to come with an accompanist or perform together with the provided accompanist).
Final Round with orchestra.
1st and 2nd Rounds will take place in The Great Hall of Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre Gedimino pr. 42);
Final Round will take place at the Lithuanian National Opera and Ballet Theatre;
The possible number of participants in the 2nd Round is no more than half of all participants competing in the 1st Round;
The Final Round will be limited to no more than SIX SINGERS;
All repertoire has to be performed from memory. Participants decide about the order of performance of pieces in each round;
All performances are open to the public;
The participation order will be established by drawing of lots – the order will remain valid until the end of the competition;
GENERAL COMPETITION RULES.