Rules 72nd Viotti Competition

 

IV. REPERTOIRE FOR THE 2022 VOICE COMPETITION

 

Candidates must present a program consisting of opera arias, and, at their discretion, oratorio arias, Lieder or art songs, for a total duration of 33 to approximately 50 minutes of music.

Opera pieces must be performed in their original language and key.

All opera and concert arias must be performed from memory.

 

First round, with piano

 

Performance time: minimum 8 minutes – maximum 12 minutes

In the First round, candidates will perform a program of their choice lasting a maximum of 12 minutes. At least one of the pieces must be an opera aria. Each candidate will choose the order of performance of the different works in his/her program.

 

Semifinal round, with piano

 

Performance duration: minimum 10 minutes – maximum 15 minutes

A recital program of the candidate’s choice lasting no longer than 15 minutes, consisting of pieces other than those performed in the first round. The recital program cannot contain more than two pieces by the same author. At least one of the pieces must be an opera aria.

Each candidate will choose the order of performance of the different works in his/her program.

 

Final with orchestra

 

In the final with orchestra, candidates will sing a program of approximately 15-20 minutes of music, chosen by the jury from the submitted program, including at least two opera arias. A candidate may not perform more than two pieces by the same author.

The jury will choose the order of performance of the final program.

Applicants must attach to their application a copy of the first and last page of each of the works to be performed in the finals. They should also clearly indicate any cuts they wish to make.