2016 GUIDE TO COMPETITIONS

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World
ABOUT THIS COMPETITION
BBC Cardiff Singer of the World is known throughout the classical music world as one of the premiere showcases for young professional singers at the start of their careers. It is broadcast on BBC Television, Radio and online, and can be seen and heard throughout the world.
MAIN OFFICE
BBC Cardiff Singer of the World
Music Department Room E4113
BBC Cymru Wales
Broadcasting House
Llandaff
Cardiff CF5 2YQ
Wales
UNITED KINGDOM
BBCCardiffSinger@bbc.co.uk
WEBSITE
http://www.bbc.co.uk/cardiffsinger
ELIGIBILITY
Open to singers of any nationality, at the beginning of their professional career, who will have probably studied at a conservatoire of music or equivalent. Entrants must have been born between June 36, 1984 and June 11, 1999. See the rules on our website for more details.See rules for more details. [http://downloads.bbc.co.uk/tv/cardiff-singer-of-the-world/BBC-Cardiff-Singer-of-the-World-rules-2017.pdf]
ARTISTIC DISCIPLINE(S)
Voice
DETAILS
Travel Covered? Yes
Frequency Biennial
Cash prizes €10,000 to €50,000
Jury chair(s) David Pountney CBE, Artistic Director, Welsh National Opera
Jury size 1 to 5
Application deadline June 30, 2016
Application notes
The BBC reserves the right to extend the closing date
SEMIFINALS (live rounds)
Main Prize Preliminary Rounds: four concerts June 19 to 22, 2017, at St David's Hall, Cardiff, Wales, UK
Song Prize Preliminary Rounds: four Recitals June 18 to 20, at Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, Cardiff, Wales, UK
FINALS (live rounds)
Main Prize Final: June 25, 2017, St David's Hall, Cardiff, Wales, UK
Song Prize Final: June 23, 2017, St David's Hall, Cardiff, Wales, UK
COMPETITION OPEN TO THE PUBLIC?
Semifinals Semifinals streamed
Finals Finals streamed
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