Accademia Belcanto 2017/18

After a very successful year 2016 we are going to use the following months to organize the next Summer Accademy and Competition 2018. In 2017 there won't be a Summer Program. But you can certainly contact us, if you want us to keep you informed concerning our Courses next year!

––– PRICE-WINNERS 2016 –––





dedicated to Georgian composer Zakaria Paliaschvili




Giacomo Aragall-Price




Lamara Chkonia-Price

Ang DU & Ardalan JABBARI


Audience Award



 Price dedicated to the Grazer Opernfreunde Association



You find the results of the 1st round and Semifinale at


International Voice Competition 2016

Program Belcanto Festival 2016 - Concerts

 We cordially invite you to all of our events - but especially we recommend you the highlights of the Belcanto Festival: 


  • Mr. Governor Hermann Schützenhöfer and ACCADEMIA BELCANTO invite you to a benefit concert on Friday, September 9, 2016 at 19 o'clock in the planetary hall of the castle Eggenberg. 
    At this concert, the winners, and international professors of the Summer Academy for charity will be on stage. Guests of honor Teresa Berganza, Christa Ludwig, Giacomo Aragall and Eteri Lamoris be expected.
    The net proceeds will go to the music and movement education in Johannes von Gott care center of the Barmherzigen Brüder in Kainbach. Following the concert the Governor invites to a reception.
    Ticket reservations: It is requested politely per desired card the amount of
    € 65, - to bring directly to the deposit to the account of the Accademia Belcanto (bank: Raiffeisen-Landesbank STMK, IBAN: AT79 3800 0000 0519 1820 BIC: RZSTAT2G). We ask you to send the payment confirmation by fax or e-mail to Ms. Carmen Seelaus ( or Fax 0316 / 877-802556). Then we will send you a ticket for the concert. (Link to impressions from the Benefit Concert 2014)


  • Thursday, September 8, 2016: Finals of the 2nd international competition of the Accademia Belcanto in Minoritensaal at 19:30 | More than 100 candidates face the high-ranking jury from the world of opera and a few have managed to reach the final. Experience each finalist with 2 arias. In the jury: u a Teresa Berganza, Giacomo Aragall, Eteri Lamoris, Natela Nicoli, Nora Schmid, Eduard Lanner, Günther Ziesel. Public voting incl. public prize, donation


  • Saturday, September 10, 2016 at 19:00 - Concert of winners of the 2nd International Singing Competition of the Accademia Belcanto headed by Natela Nicoli, Frohnleiten, Burg Rabenstein. 
    More than 100 candidates took up the prestigious jury from the world of opera. The winners will present their most beautiful arias in Planetensaal castle Rabenstein in Frohnleiten. Moderator: Dr. Günther Ziesel, piano: Svetlana Sokolova, Tatyana Maximova. Ticket sale via - (0316) 8088200 and in all Eventim - ticket offices


All competition events and master classes are open to the public with a voluntary donation. More information at any time via email or telephone or +43 650 48 53 622