Date: October 19 to 27, 2019
Initiated in 1987 as the “European Singing Contest” by Bertelsmann Stiftung and its president Liz Mohn, the competition has now grown into one of the world’s leading vocal contests, providing a platform for up-and-coming international vocal singers. Its goals are to support talented young singers according to their unique voice and artistic personality, and to help them develop a promising music career. The international jury is made up of experienced directors, conductors, music critics and vocalists, who guarantee a broad understanding of the world of opera and music.
- China International Music Competition First launched in 2019 by the Global Music Education League and China Conservatory of Music, the annual competition focuses on different disciplines each year.
- Hong Kong International Operatic Singing Competition Presented and organized by Musica Viva, the competition is the first major vocal event in Hong Kong.
- International Chopin Competition on Period Instruments In celebration of the anniversary of Poland’s independence, the Fryderyk Chopin Institute launched the first international competition in 2018.
- The Alice & Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition First established in 2013, the competition aims to promote highly gifted young musicians.