International Singing Competition for Young Opera Singers
Final Rounds: June 29 through July 6, 2017 in Moscow, Russia

Winner 2016

Former Prize Winners

Qualifying Rounds 2017

Théâtre du Châtelet

Paris

France

  1. February 28, 2017
Teatrul de Arte Deva

Deva

Romania

  1. March 06, 2017
Elena Obraztsova International Academy of Music

Saint-Petersburg

Russia

  1. March 09, 2017
  2. March 10, 2017
Théâtre de la Monnaie, Studio Fiocco

Brussels

Belgium

  1. March 15, 2017
Theater Erfurt

Erfurt

Germany

  1. March 16, 2017
Austrian Embassy

Sofia

Bulgaria

  1. March 17, 2017
GLENFERN

Melbourne

Australia

  1. March 19, 2017
Conservatorio G. Rossini, Auditorium Pedrotti

Pesaro

Italy

  1. March 20, 2017
Akademia Muzyczna, Präsidentensaal

Poznan

Poland

  1. March 25, 2017
Helsinki Conservatory of Music

Helsinki

Suomi-Finland

  1. March 27, 2017
Staatstheater Kassel

Kassel

Germany

  1. March 27, 2017
Gran Teatre del Liceu

Barcelona

Spain

  1. March 29, 2017
Artscape Theatre Center

Cape Town

South Africa

  1. March 31, 2017
Musaion - Depart. of Music, University of Pretoria

Pretoria

South Africa

  1. March 31, 2017
Stadttheater Klagenfurt

Klagenfurt

Austria

  1. April 04, 2017
Operaen - Copenhagen Opera House

Copenhagen

Denmark

  1. April 06, 2017
Helikon Opera

Moscow

Russia

  1. April 06, 2017
Wiener Staatsoper

Vienna

Austria

  1. April 06, 2017
Academia de Muzicã "Gheorghe Dima"

Cluj-Napoca

Romania

  1. April 07, 2017
Brahms-Saal der Hochschule für Musik

Detmold

Germany

  1. April 10, 2017
Theaterakademie August Everding

Munich

Germany

  1. April 10, 2017
Österreichisches Kulturforum

Budapest

Hungary

  1. April 12, 2017
Theater und Orchester Heidelberg/Alter Saal

Heidelberg

Germany

  1. April 13, 2017
Austrian Embassy/Österreichische Botschaft

Tokyo

Japan

  1. April 14, 2017
Seoul Arts High School, Concert Hall

Seoul

Korea

  1. April 15, 2017
Yerevan State Conservatory

Yerevan

Armenia

  1. April 15, 2017
Österreichisches Kulturforum/Foro Austriaco

Rome

Italy

  1. April 19, 2017
Seoul Arts High School, Concert Hall

Seoul

Korea

  1. April 19, 2017
Austrian Embassy

Bejing

China

  1. April 20, 2017
Royal Irish Academy of Music

Dublin

Ireland

  1. April 20, 2017
Deutsche Oper am Rhein

Düsseldorf

Germany

  1. April 20, 2017
Teatro della Fondazione Luigi Bon

Udine

Italia

  1. April 21, 2017
Akademia Muzyczna im. Stanisława Moniuszki,

Gdansk

Poland

  1. April 22, 2017
Houston Grand Opera, Wortham Theatre Center

Houston

USA

  1. April 22, 2017
Probebühne des Opernstudios der Oper Zürich

Zurich

Switzerland

  1. April 23, 2017
Tbilisi State Conservatorie

Tbilisi

Georgia

  1. April 24, 2017
Österreichisches Kulturforum

Warsaw

Poland

  1. April 24, 2017
Oper Graz

Graz

Austria

  1. April 25, 2017
 Klub Muzyki i Literatury

Wroclaw

Poland

  1. April 25, 2017
San Diego Civic Theatre

San Diego

USA

  1. April 26, 2017
Semperoper

Dresden

Germany

  1. April 27, 2017
Akademia Muzyczna, Florianka Concert Hall

Kraków

Poland

  1. April 28, 2017
Muhlenberg College, Allentown, Pennsylvania

Allentown

USA

  1. April 29, 2017
Staatsoper

Hamburg

Germany

  1. April 29, 2017
Narodni Divadlo/National Oper

Prague

Czech Republic

  1. April 29, 2017
Musik u. Kunst Privatuniversität d.Stadt Wien-MUK

Vienna - MUK

Austria

  1. April 29, 2017
The Curtis Institute of Music

Philadelphia

USA

  1. May 03, 2017
University of British Columbia

Vancouver

Canada

  1. May 04, 2017
Glazbena Skola u Varazdinu

Varazdin

Croatia

  1. May 05, 2017
Slovakisches Nationaltheater SND

Bratislava

Slovakia

  1. May 06, 2017
Royal Opera House Covent Garden

London

England

  1. May 09, 2017
San Francisco Opera

San Francisco

USA

  1. May 09, 2017
Hochschule für Musik und Tanz, Konzertsaal,

Cologne

Germany

  1. May 10, 2017
Icelandic Opera at Harpa Concert & Conference Hall

Reykjavik

Iceland

  1. May 10, 2017
Leyla Gencer Opera und Kunst-Haus

Istanbul

Turkey

  1. May 11, 2017
Academy of Music  - Muzička akademija Sveučilište

Zagreb

Croatia

  1. May 12, 2017
Dutch National Opera & Ballet

Amsterdam

Netherlands

  1. May 13, 2017
Florentine Opera Company

Milwaukee

USA

  1. May 16, 2017
Metropolitan Opera House List Hall

New York

USA

  1. May 16, 2017
Staatsteater Stuttgart - Kammertheater

Stuttgart

Germany

  1. May 16, 2017
Israeli Opera

Tel Aviv

Israel

  1. May 16, 2017
Konzertsaal Dzintari - Kammersaal

Jurmala

Latvia

  1. May 17, 2017
SNG Opera in balet Ljubljana

Ljubljana

Slovenia

  1. May 17, 2017
Teatro Real

Madrid

Spain

  1. May 19, 2017
Österreichisches Kulturforum

Milan

Italy

  1. May 22, 2017
Deutsche Oper Berlin

Berlin

Germany

  1. May 23, 2017
Staatliche Philharmonie

Irkutsk

Russia

  1. May 26, 2017
Helikon Opera

Moscow

Russia

  1. June 28, 2017
Results 2017 (will start with the first qualifying rounds): Total qualified: 0 singers69 qualifying rounds pending

The Jury 2017

  • John M. Mordler

    John M. Mordler
    President
    Chair of the Jury

  • David Agler

    David Agler
    Wexford Festival Opera
    Artistic Director

  • Michael Ajzenstadt

    Michael Ajzenstadt
    Israeli Opera Tel Aviv
    Artistic Administrator

  • Dmitrij Bertman

    Dmitrij Bertman
    Helikon Opera Moscow
    Artistic Director

  • Olga Kapanina

    Olga Kapanina
    Opera Bolshoi Moscow
    Casting Director

  • Peter Katona

    Peter Katona
    Royal Opera House Covent Garden London
    Casting Director

  • Josef Ernst Köpplinger

    Josef Ernst Köpplinger
    Staatstheater am Gärtnerplatz München
    Staatsintendant

  • Joan Matabosch

    Joan Matabosch
    Teatro Real Madrid
    Artistic Director

  • Christoph Meyer

    Christoph Meyer
    Deutsche Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf - Duisburg
    Generalintendant

  • Guy Montavon

    Guy Montavon
    Theater Erfurt
    Generalintendant

  • Björn Peters

    Björn Peters
    Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden - Semperoper
    Künstlerischer Betriebsdirektor

  • Christina Scheppelmann

    Christina Scheppelmann
    Gran Teatre del Liceu
    General Artistic Director

  • Christoph Seuferle

    Christoph Seuferle
    Deutsche Oper Berlin
    Operndirektor

  • Melissa Wegner

    Melissa Wegner
    The Metropolitan Opera
    Associate Director, National Council Auditions

  • Michael Williams

    Michael Williams
    Cape Town Opera
    Managing Director

  • Diane Zola

    Diane Zola
    Houston Grand Opera
    Director of Artistic Administration

Why Participate?

  • InternationalThe world’s best networked singing competition with qualifying rounds in 66 cities. Singers (males/females) of all nationalities are invited to enter the competition in the international qualifying rounds. List of all cities
  • JuryThe jury members of the final rounds are exclusively opera and casting directors of international renowned opera houses, who award additional engagements to the participants. List of all jury members
  • ObserversNumerous singers’ agents and representatives of international opera and concert houses visit the final rounds as observers. They have made the International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition into a veritable “Wall Street of Voices”. It’s your “springboard” to a career in opera. List of registered observers
  • EngagementsThe engagement ratio of past participants of the final rounds is about 70%. List of all prizes and engagements
Dutch National Opera & Ballet

Helikon Opera

Moscow 2017

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