On June 2nd and 3rd, 2018 the first International Haydn Competition for Classical Lied and Aria will be held at Haydn’s birth house in Rohrau. It is being organized by the federal state of Lower Austria in cooperation with the Haydn Region Lower Austria Society. The competition is aimed at young singers worldwide with particular talents and training in the areas of Lied and opera and focuses on the Wiener Klassik (Vienna Classical) era. This year’s theme is the Viennese Classic. Participants have to prepare at least seven songs or five arias; the winner receives a trophy of € 8,000-. Furthermore, the competition is opened for national as well as international participants. Eligible are female singers born after January 1st, 1987 and male singers born after January 1st, 1985. Application deadline is 10 April 2018.
For further information regarding the competition see:http://www.haydncompetition.com/competition.html
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