CONDITIONS

  • Application period : 1.1. - 20.2.2020

  • International Jury of an odd member will be announced on this web site. Decisions of the Jury are definitive.

  • Eligible for application are singers (either sex) of all nationalities who have NOT yet reached their 36th birthday (max.) during the preliminary round of the competition.

  • Contestants are required to prove their identity and age before the competition starts. The competition has three rounds (women and men together).

  • The contestant is not allowed to repeat any aria in the final round which was already sung in the competition.

  • The contestants have to perform all pieces from memory.

  • Preliminary repertory changes are allowed until February 20, 2020.

  • The semifinalist has to choose the repertory for the semifinal and final round until September 10,2020 and send it via email: info@operamladych.com

  • Transposing of scenes is not allowed.

  • From the final round, the organizer pays for the hotel.

  • The repertory must be performed in the original language.

  • The competition is public and non/anonymous.

  • Accompanying piano players shall be made available to the contestants by organizer free of charge. The contestants are entitled to being accompanied by a piano player of their personal confidence at their own cost.

  • The International singing competition have the world rights to record and broadcast on radio or television or any other existing or future recording.

  • If the participant is not able to participate in preliminary live audition in any city listed below, he/she can send the video recording via youtube. com. This must be marked in the application form and the link of  recording has to be filled in, too.  Required is one aria accompanied by piano of own choice (not edited). The recording must be not older than 6 months.

  • Through his/her act of registration in the competition, the contestant agrees to accept these competition rules, as well as the decisions of the Jury. 

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The contestant agrees with the eventual public audio or video recording without any claim to the fee.

  • The contestants have to fill in the online application form by February 20, 2020 at the latest.

  • The capacity of the competition is limited. In case of interest, please send the application form as soon as possible

  • The contestant has to fill in online application form. Right after sending the application form and received the confirmation, the registration fee 100 EUR (banking commissions to be paid by the candidate) shall be paid.

  • Further, the transaction confirmation has to be sent to organizer's  e-mail: info@operamladych.com

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Bank account information:

Number : 2600329183 / 2010

Owner : Opera mladých z.s.

IBAN : CZ3020100000002600329183

BIC : FIOBCZPPXXX

Address of the bank: Fio banka, a.s., V Celnici 1028/10, 117 21 Praha 1

If the contestant fails to attend the competition for any reason, the registration fee shall not be reimbursed.

The Preliminary live auditions will take place on:

If the participant is not able to participate in preliminary live audition in any city listed below, he/she can send the video recording via youtube. com.

  • March 06, 2020: Vienna, Austria

(PLACE: Botschaft der Tschechischen Republik, Address: Penzinger Straße 11-13, A-1140 Wien)

  • March 12, 2020: Budapest, Hungary

(PLACE: Czech Centre Budapest, Address: Szegfű u. 4., Budapest, 1063, Hungary)

  • March 14, 2020: Warsaw, Poland

(PLACE: Czech Centre Warsaw, Address: Al. Róż 16, Warszawa, 00-556, Poland)

  • March 20, 2020: Berlin, Germany

(PLACE: Botschaft der Tschechischen Republik, Address: Wilhelmstraße 44, 10117 Berlin, Germany)

  • March 21, 2020: Prague, Czech Republic

(PLACE: Conference hall of the Czech museum of Music, Prague, Address: Karmelitská 388/2, 118 00 Prague)​

  • March 27, 2020: Munich, Germany

(PLACE: Haus des deutschen Ostens, Address: Am Lilienberg 5, München

  • In the Preliminary live audition, the participant chooses one aria by own choice.

  • The organizer may change or cancel any place of Preliminary live audition no later than February 25, 2020. In this case, participants will be offered an alternative place and date of the Preliminary live audition. If the participant does not accept this option, the fee will be fully refunded.

  • The participants will be notified no later than February 25, 2020 about the exact address and timing of the Preliminary live audition.

  • The results about advanced semifinalists will be send to all participants via email until May 10,2020.

  • The semifinalist has to choose the repertory for semifinal and final round until September 10,2020 and send it via email: info@operamladych.com

  

The Semi final round (October 10, 2020 - Jihlava, CZECH REPUBLIC)

  • In the Semifinal, the participant chooses one aria by own choice (MAY be different or NOT from the arias of the Preliminary live audition).

 

Final round (October 11, 2020 - Jihlava, CZECH REPUBLIC)

  • In the Final round, the participant chooses one aria by own choice (MUST be different from arias presented in the Preliminary live audition and Semi final rounds).

  • From the final round, the organizer pays for the hotel.

 

GALA CONCERT of the winners (October 12, 2020 - Jihlava, CZECH REPUBLIC)

  • The festive proclamation of the competition results and the prize-giving ceremony will take place at the Closing Gala concert of the winners. 

  • All the winners must attend and perform at the Closing Gala concert.

  • The first three winners are required to perform at the winner’s concerts which are planned from October 13, to October 17, 2020, when organizers ask for it. Otherwise, they lose claim to the prize. The organizer pays for the accommodation.

 

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FEES

  • In the preliminary round, participants pay for their travel and accommodation expenses.

  • Participation fee: 100EUR.

  • Participation will be confirmed to those participants who sent a copy of the document confirming the application fee payment via e-mail: info@operamladych.com

PRIZES

1st Prize - 40.000 CZK

2nd Prize - 20.000 CZK

3rd Prize - 10.000 CZK

 

Special prizes 2020

  • Prize of Slovak National Theatre, Bratislava (performance on stage)

  • Prize of Thüringen Philharmonie (performance on stage)

  • Prize of Krakow Philharmonie (performance on stage)

  • Prize of State opera Banska Bystrice, Slovakia (performance on stage)

  • Prize of OPERA MLADYCH: Concerts tour in the Czech Republic during the festival "The Jakub Pustina and his guests"

  • Prize of Gabriela Benackova - 3 x 500 EUR voucher for Master Class

  • Prize of Gabriela Benackova - 2 x 800 EUR voucher for Master Class

  • Concert of the Town Jihlava (concert performance)

  • Prize of festival of Vladimir Reisky de Dubnic (concert performance)

  • Prize of Vysocina Region (concert performance)

  • Audience prize

SCHEDULE 2020

 

Preliminary round:

  • March 06, 2020: Vienna, Austria

  • March 12, 2020: Budapest, Hungary

  • March 14, 2020: Warsaw, Poland

  • March 20, 2020: Berlin, Germany

  • March 21, 2020: Prague, Czech Republic

  • March 27, 2020: Munich, Germany

Semifinal round:

​Arrival and registration of contestants in the hotel:  October 09, 2020

Semifinal round: October 10, 2020

 

Final round: October 11, 2020

Galaconcert of the winners: October 12, 2020

 

Concert of the winners (city will be announced): October 13, 2020

Concert of the winners (city will be announced): October 14, 2020

Concert of the winners (city will be announced): October 15, 2020

Concert of the winners (city will be announced): October 16, 2020

Concert of the winners(city will be announced): October 17, 2020

 

 

 

 

Vienna, Austria - March 06, 2020

Budapest, Hungary - March 12, 2020

Warsaw, Poland - March 14, 2020

Berlin, Germany - March 20, 2020

Prague, Czech Republic - March 21, 2020

Munich, Germany - March 27, 2020