11th International Hilde Zadek

Voice Competition 22-27 April 2019


The Unique Competition





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 of a minimum of two different operas composed in the 21st century:

           2 compulsory arias from repertoire list 1


          repertoire list 1 >>


          (4 for every voice are offered, please choose 2 of them.)


          1 aria of free choice. If you need help, please see our proposals on


          repertoire list 2 >>


  • 2 arias of W.A. Mozart (choose from different operas, oratories or concert arias)
  • 2 art songs of Franz Schubert (out of every art song cycle only one piece may be sung )


Pieces of free choice:


  • 2 art songs by different composers from any epochs (exept Franz Schubert)
  • 2 arias of operas by different composers of any epoch.
  • 2 arias of oratories by different composers of any epoch.


All works must be sung by 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

          In difference to the infofolder there is NO NEED to send in or bring


        along any copies of your performance pieces!





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