Женевський міжнародний музичний конкурс

Дедлайн: 17/04/2024
Место проведения: Женева, Швейцарія
Дисциплины: Пение
С: 14/10/2024 До: 22/10/2024
Ограничения по возрасту: до 32

Application rules:

Application deadline is 17 April 2024 Candidates must register on Muvac: www.muvac.com/concours-de-geneve

Applications will not be considered as final until the following documents have been uploaded on Muvac:

— A copy of ID or Passport

— A filled-in resume on Muvac (studies, teachers, professional activities, awards)

— A short written biography in English or French (max. 500 characters spaces not included).

— 2 different and recent high quality colour photographs (300dpi)

— 3 video recordings with the programme of the Video Preselection Round.

— A certificate attesting the authenticity and integrity of the recordings, signed by a professor or by the technician who made the video recordings. This certificate must indicate the place and date of the recordings. (Certificate can be downloaded from Muvac).

— A detailed programme of works performed during the Competition.

— A short text or video presentation (max. one page/3 minutes), explaining who you are and why you want to participate in the 2024 Concours de Genève. For all questions or issues regarding registration, please contact us at the following address: application@concoursgeneve.ch

The registration fee for the 2024 Concours de Genève is CHF 250 (two hundred and fifty Swiss francs) payable in a single instalment.

Awards:

First Prize CHF 20,000.-
Second Prize CHF 12,000.-
Third Prize CHF 8,000.-

Program:

Preselection round (20-30 min)

1 baroque or classical aria (oratorio or opera)
1 opera aria
1 Lied/song

NB: The works chosen must be from three different periods and in three different languages. Works chosen for the Preselection Round may be performed again during the competition.

Candidates must join to their application a short text or video presentation (max. one page / 3 minutes), introducing themselves and explaining why they want to participate in the 2024 Concours de Genève.

Online Recital (25-30 min)

2 opera arias
1 oratorio aria / sacred music
2 Lieder / songs

NB: The works chosen must be from three different periods and in three different languages. At least one work must have been composed after 1950. The recital should not exceed 30 minutes including stage entrances/exits and possible pauses.

Semi-final round

PART 1 — OPERA RECITAL (30 min)

4 to 6 opera, operetta or zarzuela arias of your choice from 3 different periods and in 3 different languages.

The Opera Recital must be constructed as a concert. Candidates are highly encouraged to include a variety of genres in their recital.

NB: The Opera Recital should not exceed 30 minutes including stage entrances/exits and possible pauses. All pieces must be performed by heart. Exceptions may be granted upon request.

PART 2 — LIEDER/SONG RECITAL (30 min)

Free recital of Lieder/songs written for voice and piano or a capella, comprising at least one of the following pieces:

At least 1 Lied/song written in a contemporary style for voice and piano or a capella voice.*

At least 1 Lied/song for voice and piano, written by a woman composer between 1900 and 1940. See list in Appendix 1.

NB: The Lieder/song Recital should not exceed 30 minutes including stage entrances/exits and the possible pauses. All pieces must be performed by heart except for the contemporary Lied/song. Additional exceptions may be granted upon request.

PART 3 — ARTISTIC PROJECT
Presentation and defense of a personal artistic project

Final with orchestra 

— 3 opera arias to be chosen from the list in Appendix 2.

NB: Arias already sung in previous rounds may be repeated in the Final. Chosen arias must be from at least two different periods and in at least two different languages.

With the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande, dir. Alevtina Ioffe

More information: https://www.concoursgeneve.ch/section/competitions/voice_2024-1/ .