The competition is open to opera singers of any nationality who fulfill the following requirements:
The application will only be considered complete once payment of the registration fee has been received and the documentation and other necessary information has been validated. Information and documentation required:
We have 30.000€ in prize money, concerts for prize-winners, travel refund for the finalists,among others.
Our Jury is at the highest level: Sergei Leiferkus (president), Aleksandar Nikolic, Anna Samuil, Erik Malmquist, Ivan van Kalmthout, Maria Stefyuk and Robert Köerner.
It will be a very exciting experience in Cascais -Portugal, besides the competition we are preparing Voice and Act Masterclasses and an amazing international professional network.
The Arias must be recorded in a video format (professional or simply with a phone), the jury must hear and see the competitors.
Prior to starting your performace you must present the Aria, the opera and the composer.
Accompanying your Aria by a musician or a recorded instrumental is ALLOWED.
We wish to give all participants equal opportunities, therefore we opt for the simplest recording without any sort of editing.