The International Singing Competition NEUE STIMMEN takes place every two years.
2019 is the next competition year. After a two months application phase, auditions are held
worldwide. The best performers qualify for the final round in Germany. Winners celebrate their success at the prize-winners concert.
The online application process for the next competition will start on 15 January 2019.
Auditions ı April – August 2019
Auditions will be held from April to August 2019 at 25 locations world wide. Please see detailed information about dates and venues in the expandable and under 'Dates and Locations'.
Final Round ı October 2019
The final round of the 2019 competition will be held in Germany from October 19-27, 2019. The semifinal and final concert will be accompanied by the Duisburg Philharmonic Orchestra under the baton of Jonathan Darlington. .
|October 8, 2017 - 11:00 o'clock||Piano rehearsal||Stadthalle|
|October 9, 2017 - 10:30 o'clock||Auditions||Stadthalle|
|October 10, 2017 - 10:30 o'clock||Auditions||Stadthalle|
|October 10, 2017 - 16:00 o'clock||Announcement of semi-finalist||Stadthalle|
|October 11, 2017 - 11:00 o'clock||First orchestra rehearsal semi-final||Stadthalle|
|October 11, 2017 - 18:00 o'clock||Second orchestra rehearsal semi-final||Stadthalle|
|October 12, 2017 - 11:00 o'clock||Dress rehearsal semi-final||Stadthalle|
|October 12, 2017 - 19:00 o'clock||Semi-Final Concert||Stadthalle|
|October 13, 2017 - 11:00 o'clock||First orchestra rehearsal final||Stadthalle|
|October 13, 2017 - 18:00 o'clock||Second orchestra rehearsal final||Stadthalle|
|October 14, 2017 - 11:00 o'clock||Dress rehearsal final concert||Stadthalle|
|October 14, 2017 - 19:00 o'clock||Final Concert||Stadthalle|
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.