The International Singing Competition NEUE STIMMEN takes place every two years.
2021 is our next competition year. After a two months application phase including a newly installed video pre-selection process (e-casting), live auditions are held at selected locations worldwide. The best 40 to 45 performers qualify for the final round in Germany.
Winners celebrate their success at the prize-winners concert in Berlin.
Application: January 1 - March 1, 2021
The application phase for this year's competition started on January 1, 2021. You can apply online until March 1, 2021. For information on WHEN, WHO, HOW and MORE, go to ...
Live Auditions ı April – August 2021
Select your pre-selection city when you apply. Due to the current situation, we cannot publish audition dates for the respective cities until the end of March 2021. Find this year's 12 cities for live-auditions here in the drop-down.
Final Round ı October 2021
The final round of the 2021 competition will be held in Germany from October 2-9, 2021. The semifinal and final concert will be accompanied by the Duisburg Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Jonathan Darlington. .
Prize winner concert
The prizewinners' concert will take place in Berlin in 2022.
Competent and committed
The international jury is made up of experienced professionals, including directors, conductors, pianists, music critics and casting directors, to guarantee the broadest possible understanding of the world of opera and music. Our experts have been working with young singers for many years and promoting opera talents is a cause very close to their hearts.
Long term partners contribute their know how
Many professionals with years of experience in opera making support our singers. In a combined effort the orchestra, the conductor and our pianists provide the contestants with active musical backing.