From Tuesday 1 May 2018 to Wednesday 2 May 201801 & 02/05/2018
Sessions at 14:00 & 20:00Flagey – Studio 4
By means of a video preselection, 64 candidates have been admitted to the first public round. As some of them have withdrawn, there are 55 singers who will participate. We count 37 women and 18 men, representing 18 different nationalities. Among them, 29 sopranos, 7 mezzo-sopranos, 1 contralto, 3 contratenores, 4 tenores, 7 baritones, and 4 basses.
Below you will find their order of appearance, determined by drawing of lots on Sunday the 29th of April, and an overview of their nationalities :- Schedule of the first round (pdf)- Nationalities of the 55 candidates (pdf)Find out more about them on their personal pages on our website !Programme
Two pieces of the candidate’s choice (opera or oratorio arias, Lieder or art songs), in different languages, which will be performed with piano accompaniment.02/05/2018
Proclamation of the names of the 24 semi-finalists at the end of the evening
In the activities below you will find the choice of programme of each candidate.