Rules

  1. Age limit:
    1. Professional singers section: 35 years
    2. Amateurs Section: no age limit, restricted to non-professional singers with a passion for Vocal Arts.
  2. Subscription fees are non-refundable. Professionals: 90€ – Amateurs: 60€.
  3. The candidates in the professional singers section cannot win more than one Grand Prize. However it is possible for a candidate to win a Grand Prize and a Special Prize.
  4. The running order list for the competition will be sorted alphabetically.
  5. The jury is sovereign in its choices, which are final. It reserves the right not to hear the entire repertoire of each round as well as the right to not award all prizes.
  6. Unsuccessful candidates may, if they so wish, interview the members of the jury after the announcement of the final results. For successful candidates, any communication with the members of the jury between tests is prohibited.
  7. The final of the competition will be public for both sections.
  8. Accommodation and travel expenses are the responsibility of the candidates.
  9. A pianist will be available for the candidates that are not accompanied by their own pianist. All rehearsals with the pianists will take place the day before the competition.
  10. Making use of illegal copies of music scores is forbidden.