We kindly inform you, that by decision of the Director of the Competition, the DVD recordings referred to in Annexes 1, 2, 3 and 4 to the Rules, can be made in the period from 1st of March, 2018 to the day of submission an application. However, we would like to remind you that the deadline for submitting applications to the Competition is 31st of May 2018 (the date on the postmark is decisive).
We kindly inform that there’s been a change to point 2 of the programme of the III stage of the competition in the discipline of voice (re: Akhnaten by Philip Glass).
Participants – countertenors may perform one operatic aria or scene from the following:
Benjamin Britten – A Midsummer Night’s Dream op. 64, libretto by Benjamin Britten, Peter Pears, based on a play by William Shakespeare
act 1, Oberon: Welcome wanderer!… (45-53; published by Boosey & Hawkes)
Philip Glass – Akhnaten op. 3, libretto by Philip Glass et al.
act 2, Akhnaten: Thou dost appear beautiful…