Chairman of the Organizing Committee for the preparation and holding of the V International Competition for Opera Singers named after Solomiya Krushelnytska, Minister of Culture of Ukraine M.A.Kulynyak _______________________________
(Based on the decision of the Organizing Committee for the preparation and holding of the V International Competition for Opera singers named after Solomiya Krushelnytska dated December 12, 2012, the protocol № 1)
TERMS AND PROGRAM
of the V International Competition for Opera Singers
named after Solomiya Krushelnytska
15-25 September 2013, Lviv, Ukraine
1. Terms of Participation
1.1. In the Competition professional singers of all voice categories that have special music education and practical work experience in opera houses can participate, as well as the students of music academies.
1.2. Singers of any nationality are allowed to participate in the Competition:
1.3. To enter the contest it is mandatory to execute program requirements.
1.4. Winners of the I (first) prize of previous Competitions named after Solomiya Krushelnytska are not allowed to take part in the contest.
2. Financial terms
2.1. Each participant at the time of registration must pay a registration fee of 1,000 (one thousand) UAH. Without paying the entrance fee the participant is not admitted to the audition. If the candidate refuses to participate in the contest, the documents and the entrance fee will not be reimbursed.
2.2. Fare of competitors and their accompanists to Lviv and back is paid from their own account.
2.3. The costs associated with the stay (accommodation and daily allowance) are paid as follows:
2.4. Participants who have not passed to the II or III rounds can stay until the end of the Competition at their own expense.
3. Prizes and awards
3.1. Organizing Committee of the V International Competition of Opera Singers named after Solomiya Krushelnytska has established following prizes and awards for the winners:
15,000 (fifteen thousand U.S. dollars), medal and the title of the Winner of the Contest;
Two First Prizes (separately for men and women)
10,000 (ten thousand U.S. dollars), medal and the title of the Laureate of the Contest;
Two Second Prizes (separately for men and women)
5,000 (five thousand U.S. dollars), medal and the title of the Laureate of the Contest;
Two Third Prizes (separately for men and women)
2,500 (two thousand five hundred U.S. dollars), medal and the title of the Laureate of the Contest;
Two Forth Prizes (separately for men and women)
1,000 (one thousand U.S. dollars), medal and the title of the Laureate of the Contest;
Two Diplomas "Best accompanist of the Competition"
The Organizing Committee and the jury may impose other prizes and awards to contestants.
Concert engagements in Ukraine and abroad to individual winners of the contest
3.2. The jury has the right to award an additional second or third prize, if not awarded the first or second prize accordingly.
3.3. All prizes are paid in the currency of Ukraine at the rate of National Bank of Ukraine on the date of payment*, and the taxes are withheld from them under the laws of Ukraine.
3.4. Enterprises, institutions and organizations, as well as individuals may at their own expense establish additional prizes, bonuses and other awards to contestants on agreement with the Organizing Committee.
4. Competition procedure
4.1. Competitive events are carried out in three rounds: the first - accompanied by piano, the second - with a symphony orchestra, and the third - in the form of performance in the plays of Lviv National Academic Theatre of Opera and Ballet named after Solomiya Krushelnytska.
4.2. Evaluation of contestants’ performances and designation of winners of the Contest is carried out by the jury, to the composition of which music prominent figures from Ukraine and abroad are invited.
4.3. All auditions are held in public.
4.4. The order of performances in the first and second rounds is determined by lot drawing before the first round.
4.5. Not more than 24 contestants are admitted to the Second round (12 women and 12 men).
4.6. Not more than 10 contestants are admitted to the Third, final, round (5 women and 5 men).
4.7. Determination of winners of the special award "Best accompanist of the Competition" takes place at the end of the I (first) round.
4.8. Jury decisions in all rounds of the Competition are final and not subject to any appeal.
4.9. Competition Directorate will, if necessary, free of charge, provide the contestants with the accompanists for performances in the first round, as well as for 60 minutes rehearsal before each round.
4.10. Competition Directorate reserves all rights for broadcasting on radio and television of the competitive auditions and the final concert, their audio and video recording, as well as distribution of these materials without paying royalties to participants and their accompanists.
4.11. In case of disputes over the interpretation of the terms of the contest the only correct text is the one in Ukrainian.
5. Documents submission procedure
5.1. Applications for the contest are accepted until September 1, 2013. Date of the receipt of application is determined by the first postmark.
5.2. The application shall be accompanied by:
5.3. Application with all attachments are sent marked " Solomiya Krushelnytska Competition" at:
State Agency of Promotion of Culture of Ukraine,
Lavrska Str. 9, build. 5.
Kyiv, 01015, Ukraine
5.4. Documents submitted late or not in full, are not considered.
5.5. Competition Organizing Committee reserves the right to limit the number of participants admitted to the competition, taking into account the order of receipt of the documents by the Directorate.
5.6. After reviewing all the documents submitted, the Competition Organizing Committee sends via e-mail (or in writing, if the email address is not listed in the application of participant) the confirmation of participation in the Contest. If necessary, it sends an official invitation to obtain a visa.
5.7. Changes in the programs, submitted by participants, are accepted not later than 01 September 2013.
5.8. Competition Directorate reserves the right to use all information submitted by the participants and photographs for submission to the media.
5.9. Competition Directorate will not be responsible for loss of documents during their postage.
of the V International Competition for Opera Singers named after Solomiya Krushelnytska
Three opera arias with piano accompaniment:
Two arias accompanied by the orchestra of the proposed list:
Lysenko "Aeneida" Venus Waltz
"Drowned" Arioso of Ghalya
Dankevych "Nazar Stodolya" Recitativo and aria of Ghalya
Kireyko "Forest Song" Aria of nymph
Meytus "Stolen Happiness" Aria of Hanna (1st act)
Aria of Hanna (3rd act)
Mayboroda "Milana" Scene of Iolan
Bellini "Norma" Cavatina of Norma
Bizet "Carmen" Recitativo and aria of Michaela
Donizetti "Don Pasquale" Aria of Noreen (1st act)
"Lucia di Lammermoor" Cavatina of Lucia (1st act)
Glinka "Ruslan and Lyudmila" Cavatina of Lyudmila
Mozart "The Magic Flute" Aria of the Queen of the Night
Gounod "Faust" Recitativo and aria of Margaret
Rossini "Barber of Seville" Aria of Rosina (1 act in F Major)
Puccini "La Boheme" Aria of Mimi
"Madame Butterfly" Monologue of Cio-Cio-San
"Tosca" Aria of Tosca
Verdi "Aida" Aria of Aida (Act 3)
"Don Carlos" Aria of Elizabeth
"Rigoletto" Aria of Gilda
"A Masked Ball " Scene and aria of Amelia
"La Traviata" Scene and Aria of Violetta
"Hernani" Scene and Cavatina of Elvira
"Troubadour" Cavatina of Leonora (1 st act)
Wagner "Tannhauser" Aria of Elizabeth
Weber "Der Freischütz" Aria of Agatha
Ponchielli "La Giaconda" Aria of Giaconda
Borodin "Prince Igor" Aria of Yaroslavna (1st act)
Aria of Yaroslavna (3rd act)
Mussorgsky "Sorochintsy Fair» Thought of Paras
Tchaikovsky "The Queen of Spades" Scene and Arioso of Lisa
"Eugene Onegin" Tatyana's Letter Scene
Moniuszko "Ghalka" Recitative and aria of Ghalka (2nd or 4th Acts)
Rimsky-Korsakov "The Tsar's Bride" Aria of Marfa
Lysenko "Taras Bulba" Recitativo, arioso and aria of Nastya, Aria of Tatarka
Dankevych "Bogdan Khmelnitsky" Recitativo and aria of Barbara
Kireyko «U nedilyu rano ...» Recitative and aria of Moors (Turk)
(on Sunday early…)
Donizetti "Favorita" Recitativo and aria of Leonora
Rossini "Barber of Seville" Cavatina of Rosina (1 act in C Major)
Verdi "Don Carlos" Aria of Eboli
"Troubadour" The story of Azucena
" A Masked Ball " Aria of Ulrique
Tchaikovsky "The Maid of Orleans" Aria of Joanna
"Eugene Onegin" Aria of Olga
Mussorgsky "Khovanshchina" Scene of divination of Martha (Ed. of D.Shostakovich)
Saint-Saens "Samson and Delilah" Aria of Delilah
Mascagni "Cavalleria Rusticana" Romance of Santuzza
Bizet "Carmen" Habanera, Seguidilla
Rimsky-Korsakov "The Tsar's Bride" Aria of Lyubasha
Lysenko "Taras Bulba" Cavatina of Andrew
Dankevych "Nazar Stodolya" Aria of Nazar
Dankevych "Bogdan Khmelnitsky" Recitativo and aria of Bogun
Meytus "Stolen Happiness" Aria of Mykola
Kireyko "Forest Song" Aria of Lukash
Gulak-Artemovsky "Zaporozhez beyond Prayer of Andrew
Donizetti "Don Pasquale" Recitativo and aria of Ernesto
Bizet "Carmen" Aria of Jose
"The Pearl fishers" Aria of Nadira
Borodin "Prince Igor" Cavatina of Vladimir Igorevich
Giordano "Andrea Chenier" Improvisation of Chenier
Leoncavallo "Pagliacci" Recitativo and aria of Canio
Puccini "Turandot" Aria of Calaf
"Tosca" Aria of Cavaradossi from Act I
"La Boheme" Aria of Rudolph
Tchaikovsky "Eugene Onegin" Aria of Lensky
"The Queen of Spades" Aria of Herman from Act I, Herman's Arioso
Verdi "Aida" Recitativo and aria of Radames
"A Masked Ball" Scene and romance of Richard
"Rigoletto" Duke singing
"Troubadour" Strettos of Manrico
Rossini "Barber of Seville" Cavatina of Almaviva
Moniuszko "The Scary Yard" Recitativo and aria of Stephen (with chimes)
Massenet "Werther" Aria of Werther
Lysenko "Taras Bulba" Aria of Ostap, Arioso of Ostap
Dankevych "Bogdan Khmelnitsky" Monologue of Bogdan
Meytus "Stolen Happiness" Aria of Gourman
Kireyko "Forest Song" Aria of Perelesnik
Rossini "Barber of Seville" Cavatina of Figaro
Mozart "Don Giovanni" Aria of Don Giovanni
Leoncavallo "Pagliacci" Prologue
Giordano "Andrea Chenier" Aria of Gerard
Rachmaninov "Aleko" Cavatina of Aleko
Tchaikovsky "The Queen of Spades" Aria of Yevetsky
"Iolanta" Aria of Robert
Gounod "Faust" Cavatina of Valentine
Verdi's "Rigoletto" Rigoletto aria
"La Traviata" Aria of Germont
"Don Carlos" Rodrigo's death scene
"Troubadour" Scene and Aria of Count di Luna
"A Masked Ball" Scene and aria of Renato
Rimsky-Korsakov "The Tsar's Bride" Recitativo and aria of Gryaznov
Borodin "Prince Igor" Igor's Aria
Mayboroda "Taras Shevchenko" Aria of Taras, "Oh, my thoughts"
Lysenko "Taras Bulba" Song of Taras
Dankevych "Bogdan Khmelnitsky" Story of Krivonos
Recitativo and aria of Krivonos
Kireyko "Forest Song" Recitativo and arioso of Uncle Lev
Mozart "Don Giovanni" Aria of Leporello
Donizetti "Don Pasquale" Cavatina of Don Pasquale
Verdi "Don Carlos" Aria of Philippe
"Nabucco" Aria of Zechariah (1st or 3rd act)
Gounod "Faust" Serenade of Mephistopheles
Rossini "Barber of Seville" Aria of Don Basilio
Borodin "Prince Igor" Aria of Konchak
Aria of Galitsky
Mussorgsky "Boris Godunov" Aria of Boris
Moniuszko "The Scary Yard" Aria of Skoluba
Tchaikovsky "Eugene Onegin" Aria of German
Rimsky-Korsakov "The Tsar's Bride" Aria of Sobakin
"Sadko" Song of the Viking Guest
Glinka "A Life for the Tsar" Aria of Ivan Susanin
Two opera arias from the list of operas: *
Bizet "Carmen" Carmen, Jose, Escamillo, Michaela
Verdi "Rigoletto" Gilda, the Duke, Rigoletto
"A Masked Ball" Amelia, Ulrica, Richard, Renato
"Troubadour" Leonora, Count di Luna, Ferrando, Manrico
"Nabucco" Zechariah, Nabucco, Abigail
"Aida" Aida, Radames, Amneris
"La Traviata" Violetta, Germont, Alfredo
Puccini "Tosca" Tosca, Cavaradossi, Scarpia
"La Boheme" Mimi, Rudolph, Schaunard, Musetta, Marseille
Rossini "Barber of Seville" Rosina, Almaviva, Don Basilio, Figaro
Tchaikovsky "Iolanta" Iolanta, Vaudemont, Robert, Renee
Rimsky-Korsakov "The Tsar's Bride" Marfa, Lyubasha, Gryaznoy, Sobakin
* On the choice of the jury one role will be executed in the performance of Lviv National Academic Opera and Ballet named after Solomiya Krushelnytska.
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