Competitions Guide

Advertisement Feature

Discover the wide range of classical music competitions in the UK and Internationally with our exclusive Competition Guide.

To advertise please contact

Edward Ramstedt:
P: 0117 314 8365


Carl Kill:
P: 01173148841

Advanced search

Use these filters to narrow down your selection.

Javascript is required to view this map.

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World

BBC Cardiff Singer of the World is a life-changing experience for twenty young singers at the start of their professional careers. Selected from hundreds of applicants across the globe, the finalists perform in front of a jury of distinguished opera experts.

The singers are accompanied by two world class orchestras – BBC National Orchestra of Wales conducted by Thomas Søndergård and the Welsh National Opera Orchestra, conducted by Tomáš Hanus, and supported and mentored by Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Patron of the competition again this year.

The performances are broadcast across the BBC to audiences around the UK and beyond and the five strongest singers are selected to compete in the exhilarating final at St David’s Hall. The main prize winner, BBC Cardiff Singer of the World, is presented with the Cardiff Trophy and £15,000.

Artistes en Herbe

Dear composers and students of composition, we are inviting you to take part in the 4th International Composition Competition « Artistes en Herbe », Luxembourg 2017, unique in its kind in Europe.

The deadline for receiving the compositions is 1 March 2017.
Submissions for four categories:
- piano or organ
- violin or violoncello
- flute or clarinet
- voice or choir
in varying configurations at the wish of the candidates: solo, chamber music or with orchestra.

Candidates take part in two sections:
« junior» - in three age groups: up to 10 years, 11-15 years and 16-19 years.
« senior » - adults with no age limit.
The closing celebrations, which take the form of a gala concert and prize-giving, will take place on 11 and 12 March 2017

ROSL 65th Annual Music Competition

The Royal Over-Seas League’s Annual Music Competition is one of the most highly regarded in the UK and the Commonwealth; fostering many world renowned musicians. Covering four categories – wind and percussion, singers, strings and keyboard – the competitions offers more than £70,000 in awards, with a £10,000 First Prize for solo performers and two chamber ensemble awards of £10,000. The winners of each solo section and accompanist prize receives £5,000 each. Deadline for applications: Wednesday 4 January 2017. Entrants must be UK and Commonwealth citizens up to and including the age of 30 as at 7 June 2017.

Round one will be judged by video: 9-13 Jan

Semi Final and Section Final rounds: 13 Feb – 21 March, ROSL, Over-Seas House, Park Place, London SW1A 1LR

Grand Final: 7 June, 7pm Cadogan Hall, London.

We use cookies to improve your experience of our website. Cookies perform functions like recognising you each time you visit and delivering advertising messages that are relevant to you. Read more here