The following list presents opera studios entitled to recommend their candidates for the Competition. The recommended singers, not more than 25 in total, will automatically qualify for Stage 1 of the Competition, provided that they submit their online application form by 15 January 2019 and pay the entry fee in accordance with the Competition’s Rules and Regulations. The application does not need to include recordings.

Opera Studios:

  • The Mariinsky Academy of Young Opera Singers
  • The Bolshoi Theatre Young Artists Opera Program
  • The ‘Fabbrica’ Young Artist Program of the Teatro dell’Opera di Roma
  • The Jette Parker Young Artists Programme of the Royal Opera House
  • The International Opera Studio (IOS) of the Opernhaus Zurich
  • Opera Studio of the Oper Frankfurt
  • Opera Studio of the Bayerische Staatsoper
  • Dutch National Opera Studio
  • Paris Opera Academy
  • Opera Academy – The Young Talent Development Programme, Teatr Wielki – Polish National Opera