Required Program

Section 1 : Professional Singers

Preliminary Contest:

  • One Opera Aria (free choice)
  • One Melody by George Enescu (free choice),
    except No.1, 3, 5 Cycle op.15, poems by Clément Marot

Semi-Final:

  • One 20th Century Opera Aria (free choice)
  • One melody by a contemporary French or Romanian composer (written in 1975 or later)
  • Another Melody by George Enescu (free choice), except No.1, 3, 5 Cycle op.15, poems by Clément Marot

Final (10 min):

  • One romantic Opera Aria composed between 1820 and 1920 (Bellini, Donizetti, Weber, Verdi, Gounod, Offenbach, Wagner, Bizet, Massenet, Puccini).
  • One Contemporary Opera Aria (chosen from the list)
See the list for arias from contemporary opera and Massenet opera arias.

Section 2 : Amateurs of Vocal Art

  • One Melody by George Enescu (free choice)
  • Opera Aria (free choice)
  • One melody by a French or Romanian composer
    (20th or 21th Century)