The competition is open to all vocalists, regardless of nationality. Certain categories may have specific age limitations; please refer to individual category requirements for more details.
An application form is available on our website. Complete the form and submit it along with the non-refundable application fee.
The specific repertoire requirements vary for each category. Detailed information about the required pieces for each round can be found in the competition rules and guidelines.
The panel of judges consists of accomplished professionals in opera and vocal music. The list of judges for each competition will be published on our website prior to the event.
The Vienna Beethoven Competition offers a range of prizes, including monetary awards, performance opportunities, masterclasses, and career development support. The exact details are announced ahead of each competition.
Each performance will be evaluated based on technical proficiency, interpretative skills, and the ability to convey the essence of the chosen pieces.
Participants are expected to uphold the highest standards of professional conduct during the competition. Any form of misconduct may result in immediate disqualification.
The competition begins with an opening ceremony, followed by preliminary rounds, semi-finals, finals, and an awards ceremony. Detailed schedules will be provided closer to the competition.
While the format of the competition may not allow for individual feedback to each participant, the masterclasses and workshops conducted after the competition provide valuable insights that can benefit all participants.
Yes, the Vienna Beethoven Competition welcomes all classical music lovers to attend. Ticketing information for public events will be available on our website.
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