Большой театр Беларуси


Большой театр Беларуси


28 September, 19:00

Giuseppe Verdi


оpera in three acts

Singing Competition

Dear friends,
We would like to invite you to take part in the 5th edition of the Minsk International Christmas Singing Competition which will take place from 14 to 19 December 2018.

The competition is organized by the National Academic Bolshoi Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Republic of Belarus.

The competition is open to singers regardless of citizenship, with higher music education (or still students) or employees (guest singers) of professional musical theatres.

Attention: age limits! Male singers born in or after 1980 and female singers born in or after 1983 can participate in the competition.

The 5th Minsk International Christmas Singing Competition will be traditionally held in three rounds. The 1st and 2nd rounds will take place with piano accompaniment and the 3rd (final) round will be held with orchestral accompaniment.

In the final 3rd round, the competitors will sing a lead role in a scene from a classical or modern opera. The 3rd round will take place on the main stage.

The total prize money of the competition is US $ 28,000. The grand prize winner will receive US$ 10,000; first prize US$ 8,000; second prize US$ 6,000, third prize US$ 4,000. There are also Special Jury Prizes (theatrical engagements).

Applications will be accepted until 25 October 2018 to the official e-mail address of the competition: JLIB_HTML_CLOAKING

The full text of the Regulations of the competition and the application form can be found on the theatre’s website www.bolshoibelarus.by.

Official pages of the Minsk International Christmas Singing Competition in social media:

VKontakte - Vk.com/vocalcompetition
Facebook - Facebook.com/vocalcompetition