2017 Fiorenza Cossotto International Voice Competition

2017 Fiorenza Cossotto International Voice Competition

Bologna, Italy

July 25/26, 2017

 

Laureates of the Fiorenza Cossotto International Voice Competition

 

 

1st Prize: David Ryu, tenor (South Korea)

 

 

2nd Prize: Alianna Whiteaker-Chudecke (USA)/Ma Jun (China)

 

 

3rd Prize: Elise Charlelbois (Canada) /Niu Siyuan (China)

 

Special Awards: Yao Bo (China)/Wengmen Gu (China)/Shoko Okada (Japan)/Jude Youdae Won (South Korea)

 

Honorable mention: Zhang Xin/Ruslan Soltys/Mario Arsenov

 

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2017 Fiorenza Cossotto International Voice Competition Rules

 

AGE REQUIREMENT

The Fiorenza Cossotto International Opera Competition is open to opera singers, 21-37 years of age as of July 24, 2017.

 

APPLICATION AND FIRST ROUND

You must complete the application fully and email it to office@phoenixartnetwork.com by July 1, 2017.

1st Round is via video submissions – please email a direct YouTube link or Upload via WeTransfer of ONE operatic aria.

Eligible singers will be notified of their acceptance to perform in the 2nd round via email by July 5th, 2017.

 

ENTRY FEE  – 2nd ROUND ONLY

The competitors must have remit a fee of 50 (fifty) Euros if they are accepted to the next round in Bologna, Italy.  This will be due in the form of cash.

We will provide an accompanist for a fee of 30 euro (or you can bring your own accompanist if you wish)

 

REQUESTED DOCUMENTATION

Failure to provide any of the required documentation – voids your application.

Please send the REQUIRED MATERIALS (see application) via email to

office@phoenixartnetwork.com

 

COMPETITION REPERTOIRE

If selected for the 2nd round, Each competitor must prepare and present 4 (four) opera arias in contrasting styles.  2 arias must be in Italian

 

ONCE YOU SUBMIT YOUR REPERTOIRE, IT CANNOT BE CHANGED.

 

IF YOU ARE A WINNER, YOU MUST PERFORM AT THE WINNERS’ CONCERT (JULY 26) TO RECEIVE YOUR PRIZE

 

JURY

A panel of internationally-recognized opera professionals led by Fiorenza Cossotto will judge those invited to compete in Bologna

Fiorenza Cossotto-President

Mrs. Daniela Dimova- Intendant Varna Opera

M° Nicoletta Conti- Conductor and Professor at Bologna Conservatory

Prof. Francesca Pedaci: Soprano and Professor

M° Stefan Linev: Conductor

Prof. Piero Mioli: Musicologist

 

AWARDS

First Prize (1) $ 4,000

Second Prize (2) $ 2000 each

Third Prize (2) $ 1000 each

Encouragement Awards (4) $ 250 each

Honorable Mention 

 

LOCATION

Sala “BOSSI” Coservatorio Giovan Battista Martini

Piazza Rossini, 2 – 40126 Bologna (BO)

Phone +39 051 221483; 051 233975

 

Please note that application submission does not guarantee an audition.

Phoenix Art Network is not responsible for blocked, undelivered email.

 

“The Fiorenza Cossotto International Voice Competition“ is a collaboration between the Phoenix Art Network Ltd. and our partners Euro Atlantic Art Foundation, Conservatorio Giovan Battista Martini-Bologna, Comune di Bologna, Museo Internazionale e biblioteca della musica di Bologna, Teatro Comunale di Bologna and the Mariele Ventre Foundation.