1st prize: € 5.000, -
(donated by the city of Graz)
2nd prize: € 3.000, -
(dedicated to the tenor Giacomo Aragall
donated by Hotel am Stefansplatz)
3rd prize: € 2.000, -
(donated by Graz-Kultur)
Recognition award - Young talent (up to 26 years): € 500, -
Audience award: € 500, - *
* At the final of the competition the audience will vote their favorites.
According to this result, the public prize will be awarded.
Special Prizes: Concerts and Leading opera roles in Sao Paolo
1. Mr. Paulo Abrao Esper (General director of the Cia Ópera São Paulo and the Maria Callas competition - BRASIL) takes on responsibility to officially invite one of the prizewinners of the competition to participate at the ‘Maria Callas Festival’, which will take place in Sao Paulo (Brazil) in April 2019 (exact date to be set later). The prizewinner is the participant, who will be awarded with one of the first three prizes, or the winner of special award of the ‘Accademia Belcanto’ competition.
Terms & Conditions: The invited singer must sing two concerts (with orchestra or piano). The reimbursement package includes a Gage per concert, as well as travel expenses and hotel accommodation (including food and beverages).
2. Mr. Esper takes on responsibility to officially invite another (second) prizewinner from the final round for at least two performances for one of the leading roles in opera “Madame Butterfly” or “Gianni Schicchi” (Pinkerton, Madame Butterfly, Lauretta or Gianni Schicchi); which will take place between September and October 2019 (exact date to be set later).
Terms & Conditions: The reimbursement package includes a evening Gage per performance, as well as travel expenses and accommodation (including food and beverage).
Furthermore, it is Mr. Esper´s responsibility to present two signed contracts to the singers directly on the stage, in the final round of the award ceremony.
Additional special prizes and honors of the Accademia Belcanto will be awarded to selected finalists at the discretion of the jury.
Registrations for the competition will be accepted until 15th JULY 15 2018. Let us receive a video / audio recording (as you-tube link, dropbox, wetransfer ...) as part of the order process.
THE PRE-SELECTION OF THE PARTICIPANTS takes place in electronic form. Upon receipt of the processing fee of € 50,- we will check your qualifications as soon as possible. After thorough examination, we will inform you in time about being accepted for the Competition Accademia Belcanto and you receive an invitation for the first elimination round. Please note that you have to pay the additional participation fee in the high of € 90,-. Only when the amount is received, the participant will be considered in the course of the competition.
After admission to the competition, please send us an e-mail to email@example.com by 30th July 2018:
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or write an email to: firstname.lastname@example.org