The 72nd edition of the Gian Battista Viotti International Music Competition dedicated to opera voices will take place in Vercelli from October 8 to 15, 2022. The Viotti Singing Competition is developed through three rounds with the final round taking place with orchestra.
The Viotti Competition is one of the oldest music competitions in Italy. Established in 1950, since 1957 it belongs to the Founding Committee of the World Federation of International Music Competitions.
Singers of all nationalities born after October 15, 1991 (women) and born after October 15, 1989 (men) are admitted to the 72nd Gian Battista Viotti 2022 International Music Competition.
Preliminary selection for admission to the Viotti Competition takes place through the audition of a digital recording submitted by the candidates.
Winners of a first or second prize in Piano Competitions belonging to the World Federation of International Music Competitions in Geneva (WFIMC) are admitted without preliminary selection.
The Viotti Piano Competition will take place in October 2023.
Together with the Opera Singing Competition, the Piano Competition is the competition with the most editions held and is characterized by an extraordinary roll of honor, both for the value of the awarded artists and for the authority and prestige of its juries.