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.
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.
Ten finalists, five female, five male, performed at the final concert. A total of €60,000 was awarded to the top three finalists in both the male and female categories. Each remaining finalist received a development prize.
The International Singing Competition NEUE STIMMEN takes place every two years.
2019 is the next competition year. After a three months application phase auditions are held
world wide. The best performers qualify for the final round in Germany. Winners celebrate their success at the prize-winners concert.
Prize-winners concert ı February - March 2018
Prize-winners concert in Berlin in spring 2018
The online application for the next competition will start in 2019. Stay tuned!
Auditions ı April – August 2017
Auditions are anticipated to be held from April to August 2019 at 24 locations world wide
Below please view detailed information on all dates, venues and members of the pre-selection jury.
Final Round ı October 2017
The final round of the competition is held in Germany from October 7 - 14, 2017. The semifinal and final concert will be accompanied by the Duisburg Philharmonic Orchestra under conductor Graeme Jenkins.
A schedule with all final round events can be downloaded below: