11th International Hilde Zadek

Voice Competition April 22-27, 2019

The Unique Competition

Focus: Opera of the 21st century

Schedule of the competition 2019

 

Personal applications for applicants without their own pianist:

Monday, April 22, 2019 from 9:30 – 11:00 a.m.

In the Competition's Administrative Office,

Anton-von-Webern-Platz 1, 1030 Vienna

 

At the time of registration, each participant will draw a number designating the order of appearance and will receive an exact rehearsal time on April 22, 2019 with an accompanist. (For each applicant approximately 45 min. of rehearsal time are allotted).

 

Personal applications for applicants with their own pianist:

Monday, April 22, 2019 from 3.30 - 5.30 p.m.

In the Competition's Administrative Office,

Anton-von-Webern-Platz 1, 1030 Vienna

 

It is essential that each participant adhere exactly to his/her timetable!

 

Applicants who have not registered by 5.30 p.m. on April 22, 2019 will not be admitted to the competition. Applicants who for last-minute unforeseen reasons are unable to meet this deadline are requested to urgently phone the competition's office at +43/664/2302093. (Gabriele Korn)

 

Timetable for the Competition

Be aware that there might be changes in the timetable due to unexpected cancellations. For updated, correct information please call the administrative office (Gabriele Korn) 0664/2302093!

 

Tuesday, April 23, 2019: 1st round for participants (1st part)

10:45 a.m. – 1:15p.m. : competition

1:15 p.m. – 2.15 p.m. : break

2:15 p.m.- approx. 5:30 p.m.: continuation of competition

(possible break of 15 min. at 3:45 p.m.)

 

Wednesday, April 24, 2019: 1st round for participants (2nd part)

10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: competition

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.: break

1:30 p.m. - approx. 3:30 p.m.: continuation of competition

 

The jury deliberates and posts/announces results at approx. 7:00 p.m.

 

Thursday, April 25, 2019: 2nd round for participants

10:00 a.m. – 12:30 p.m.: competition

12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.: break

1:30 p.m. - approx. 5:30 p.m.: competition,

 

The jury deliberates and posts/announces results at approx. 8:00 pm

 

Friday, April 26, 2019: The whole day is free for competition participants!

Rehearsal rooms are available for participants at the University of Music, Anton-von-Webern-Platz 1, 1030 Vienna, from 9:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

Saturday, April 27, 2019: 3rd round/Finale 6:00 p.m.

Finalists Concert, Gläserner Saal/Magna Auditorium, Wiener Musikverein

10:30 a.m.-1.00 p.m.: Gläserner Saal/Wiener Musikverein, Bösendorferstrasse 12, 1010 Wien. General rehearsal for final participants. (Candidates have the opportunity to familiarize themselves with the acoustics of the auditorium).

6:00 p.m.: 3rd round / Finale, Gläserner Saal, Wiener Musikverein

 

The jury breaks to decide on the winners, followed by the prize ceremony.

 

The results will be posted on our website:

www.zadek-competition.jimdo.com/Der_Wettbewerb_2019 >>

 

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.

1st round:

2 pieces. The Participant may start with a piece of his/her choice. The second piece is selected by the jury. One of these pieces has to be a piece from an Opera of the 21st Century.

 

The jury may interrupt during the 2nd piece. Please understand that this is no indication of the quality of the performance, it simply means that the jury has heard enough to judge your performance.

 

2nd round:

3 pieces. (1 aria, 1 art song, 1 piece from an Opera of the 21st Century)

 

Pieces are selected by the jury and will be announced the evening before the begin of the 2nd round.

 

3rd round/ Finale/ Finalists’ performance:

4 pieces. (1 aria, 2 art songs, 1 piece from an Opera of the 21st Century) Subject to change!

 

The pieces are selected by the jury and will be announced along with the results of the 2nd round. The participant may choose the order of performance.

 

The jury may select a piece already performed during a previous round for the Finale.