11th International Hilde Zadek

Voice Competition 22-27 April 2019

The Unique Competition

Focus: Opera of the 21st century

Rules of application


Required Competition Repertoire

The competition repertoire consists of compulsory pieces and pieces of free choice.


Compulsory pieces:

3 Arias from minimum two different operas composed in/post 2000

  • one compulsory aria (see repertoire list 1)
  • two arias from the listed operas (see repertoire list 2) or two arias from free choice

2 Arias by W.A. Mozart (choose from different operas, oratorios or concert arias)


2 Lieder of Franz Schubert (art songs may not be from the same song cycle)


Pieces of your choice:

2 songs of different composers from all epochs (excluding Schubert)

2 Arias from Operas by different composers from all epochs

2 Arias from Oratorios by different composers from all epochs


All works must be sung from memory! In each round, one piece of Contemporary Music is required!


Compulsary pieces in /post 2000 (repertoire list 1) and proposals of arias from operas of the 21st century (repertoire list 2) >>


The jury will check your required repertoire.


Age limit

Male and female singers born after January 1st, 1989.


Registration Deadline: March 17th, 2019


You will receive your official participation notice and other important information by April 7th, 2019.


Registration fee: € 130.- The registration fee is not refundable.


The following documents must be added to the registration:

  • copy of your passport
  • copy of the paid registration fee
  • biography (max. 1 Din A4 page)
  • list of repertoire (max. 1 Din A4 page)
  • competition repertoire
  • 6 copies (!) of the 3 chosen pieces for the jury (Opera pieces of the 21st century) The pieces must be bound together in a booklet, all together we need 6 booklets for the jury to follow along).

Please send these to:

11. Intern. Hilde Zadek Voice Competition

c/o Gabriele Korn

Kohlesgasse 32,

A-1140 Wien



Participants with incomplete or incorrect registration documents may be excluded from the competition.