The Jury: Mihai Cosma – Music Critic John Allison – Editor of Opera Magazine and President of the Jury of International Opera Awards Brenda Hurley – Young Artist Program of Zurich Opera House and Head of Opera at Royal Academy of Music London Eleonora Pacetti – Head of Young Artist Program of Opera di Roma Dimitri Vdovin – Head of Young Artist Program of Bolshoi Theatre Moscow Jekaterina Tretjakova – Soprano, first Winner of Grand Prix Stelian Gheorghe – Managing Director AIMARTISTS
The repertoire consists of 2 songs (Lieder) and 2 arias of Italian, German, French and Russian repertory.
Piano back-tracks will be available in advance.
Prizes (around 5.000€) are intended to cover personal career development expenses.
The winner of the competition will receive a Grand Prix Trophy and title of Winner.
Special Prizes for performances of an Italian, a German, a French, and Russian piece as well as for best piano accompanist.