Teatro Comunale Tullio Serafin – Cavarzere, Venice
5-8 June 2019
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deadline 23 May 2019
INTERNATIONAL SINGING COMPETITION
VOICES “TULLIO SERAFIN” PRIZE
OPERA STUDIO PRIZE L’ELISIR D’AMORE
Opera giocosa in due atti
Music by Gaetano Donizetti
Libretto by Felice Romani
ROLES FOR THE OPERA STUDIO
Il dottore Dulcamara, bass
opera studio will be programmed during “Vicenza in Lirica”
festival and staged at Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza (two
performances) and at Teatro Comunale in Thiene,
Singing Competition Tullio Serafin is
association with the collaboration of Archivio
storico Tullio Serafin association.
competition has the patronage of Assessorato alla Cultura ofComune
the patronage of Regione
del Veneto and
the patronage of Orchestra
Sinfonica e Coro Tullio Serafin.
Corale IMVCT in
collaboration with Crescere
in Musica association
from Thiene (Vicenza) are partners to the project.
Castello is the artistic director of the competition, Guido Faggion
is the artistic secretary.
Singing Competition Tullio
open to candidates of any nationality.
age limit to participate to the competition is 36 years old.
Candidates must be born after 1 January 1983.
competition will take place in Cavarzere (Venice) at Teatro Comunale
Tullio Serafin, from 5 to 8 June 2019.
take part to the competition, candidates must send the following
and signed enrolment form;
of an identity document valid through 9 June 2019;
of the fiscal code/ insurance number;
recent photo in high resolution;
short curriculum vitae;
of the receipt of payment of the registration fee.
fee and bank account.
must pay a € 80,00 registration fee which includes € 25,00 as
association fee to Concetto Armonico. Candidates who are already
affiliates of Concetto Armonico with validity until 8 June must pay
only € 55,00.
fee must be paid through bank transfer to:
ARMONICO – ASSOCIAZIONE CULTURALE
CENTROVENETO, Filiale di Vicenza
IT60 O085 9011 8000 0008 1026 140
NAME AND SURNAME iscrizione Concorso Tullio Serafin
enrolment form, with all the documents required at point 5, must be
received by Concetto Armonico cultural association before the final
May 2019 by:
incomplete of any of the documents mentioned at point 5 or received
after the deadline 23 May 2019 will not be taken into account. For
the enrolments sent by mail the postmark will be proof.
the eliminatory stage,
all candidates will be given a random identification number which
will be used for subsequent communications (point 11).
each candidate an e-mail will be sent indicating the date and hour of
the summons for the preliminary stage and the hour for a rehearsal
with the pianist (if expressly required in the enrolment form). No
changes of date or hour will be allowed. Rehearsals with
the pianist may not be rescheduled. Candidates who are not present at
the date and hour of the summons will be excluded and
no reimbursement may
may choose to participate to one of the two folloing categories:
the category Young
Voices “Tullio Serafin” prize
the category for the roles competition in the opera L’elisir d’amore
may not partecipate to both categories
participating to the category Young Voices “Tullio Serafin”
prize must present:
- five arias of their own choice (in the original language)
Candidates participating to the competition for opera roles must:
- present three arias of their own choice (in the original language), but not from the opera roles in competition;
- know by heart the entire role of the opera L’elisir d’amore by Gaetano Donizetti, Ricordi edition.
competition will be divided in three stages:
arias of their own choice from the five presented
of the arias at point 9 and an aria from the opera L’elisir
participating to the category Young
Voices “Tullio Serafin” prize
aria chosen by the jury from the five presented
aria from the five presented which has not been performed in the
participating to the competition for opera roles must perform
what the jury requires from:
aria from the three at point 9.1
aria from the role in competition
part to be performed with other candidates from L’Elisir
jury may choose one or more of these options.
participating to the category Young
Voices “Tullio Serafin” prize must
perform two arias chosen by the jury from the five presented
participating to the competition for opera roles must perform the
roles of the soloists in the opera, alone or with other candidates
(duets, concertati, etc)
president, in agreement with the jury, may stop the candidate’s
performance at any moment. Candidates may be asked to repeat the
aria. All the stages of the competition will be accompanied at the
piano by maestro Sergio Gasparella,
conductor of the opera, and by a substitute maestro.
to the semi finals and the finals.
names of the candidates admitted to the semi finals and finals will
be communicated by the artistic direction after the Jury’s
decision. The results will be affixed on the bulletin board of Teatro
Comunale Tullio Serafin and published on the internet site of the
competition with the casual number given to the candidate the day of
the eliminatory (for privacy reasons names will not be
will not be communicated by phone.
candidates are requested not to leave Cavarzere during the
competition without previous notice to the artistic direction.
eliminatory stage and the semi finals will be in
finals will be open to the public. All stages will be held at Teatro
Tullio Serafin in Cavarzere.
of the Young Voices “Tullio Serafin” prize will be awarded the
prizes mentioned at point 21
of the competition for opera roles will participate to the Opera
Vicenza from 1 to 12 September 2019, held by the teachers mentioned
at point 20, for the staging of the opera at Teatro
Olimpico in Vicenza
on 13 and 14September 2019
and at Teatro
Comunale in Thiene on 12 and 13October 2019.
jury will be composed by:
soprano – PRESIDENT OF THE JURY
Artistic Coordinator at Accademia
del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino
Artistic Director at Teatro
Sociale di Rovigo
Carlo Felice in Genova
the semi finals, the Jury will be joined by:
- Toni Gradsack, Casting Manager at Teatro alla Scala
- Barbara Andreini, Artistic Secretary at Fondazione Renata Tebaldi
the finals, the Jury will be joined by:
Artistic Director ofVicenza
in Lirica and
storico Tullio Serafin
Conductor of Orchestra
Sinfonica e Coro Tullio Serafin
Jury shall make its decisions in secret session by a majority vote
(half plus one). In case of a tie, the president will cast the
deciding vote. The Jury may decide not to announce any winner for one
or more roles in the competition. The
Jury’s verdict is unappealable and definitive.
Jury may choose some other candidates from the finals as covers in
case the winners cancel their participation before or during the
opera studio. Covers will receive the same fee as the winners and the
same expenses reimbursement as defined at point 18, reckoning their
effective days of presence in Vicenza. Cover
singers must grant their availability during the Opera Studio.
reimbursement to the role winners.
the competition winners, after the performances at Teatro Comunale in
Thiene, the following expenses will be reimbursed:
travel tickets to Vicenza to take part to the Opera Studio and the
two performances at Teatro Olimpico in Vicenza
expenses in Vicenza from the day the Opera Studio begins to the
performance on 14 September
travel tickets for the performances at Teatro Comunale in Thiene
fee as mentioned at point 21.
for the role winners.
enrolling, candidates commit themselves, in case they win the
sign a contract for the Opera Studio and the performances mentioned
at point 14. Those who break their contractual obligations will be
required to pay a fine equal to twice the established fee mentioned
at point 21.
Teachers of the Opera Studio.
opera studio will take place in Vicenza during “Vicenza
in Lirica”festival. The
winners will take part to the opera studio according to the
regulations at point 14.
of the opera studio are:
Voice and Interpretation of the role;
of the competition for opera roles will receive a pre-tax fee, for
each performance, of 600,00 euros (six-hundred/00) for the roles
Nemorino, Belcore, il dottore Dulcamara and
of pre-tax 360,00 euros (three-hundred and sixty/00) for the role
of the Young
Voices “Tullio Serafin” prize
prize 800,00 euros
prize 500,00 euros
of the prizes of the following point
prizes will be awarded:
Renata Tebaldi offers
the concert “Omaggio
al M° Tullio Serafin nella Repubblica di San Marino” during
the celebrations of the 15th anniversary of the death of soprano
scholarships and concerts will be awarded during the finals and
published on the internet site www.concorsoliricotullioserafin.it at
of the audience
candidates admitted to the finals will receive a participation
direction assumes no responsibility for any damage caused to things
or people during the course of the Competition
of the regulations.
to the competition implies unconditional acceptance of these rules
without reservation. The Italian version of the regulations
concerning the Tullio Serafin International Singing Competition is
valid. Legal routes are excluded.
and video recordings.
applying to the competition, the participant authorises Concetto
Armonico – associazione culturale to make video and/or audio
recordings, to take pictures, to transmit by radio or TV broadcast
any of his/her lessons, rehearsals, concerts or Opera presentations,
organized either by Concetto Armonico – associazione culturale or
by selected third party organizations or individuals. In particular,
the participant surrenders to Concetto Armonico all the rights of
said video and/or audio recordings and pictures for any use that
might be relevant to the event. Concetto Armonico reserves the right
to use all pictures, audio and video recordings for promotional
purposes related to its activities, or to release the audio and/or
video recordings for demonstration or promotional purposes.
Vicenza March 5, 2019
present regulations are published on the internet site
and deposited at the association headquarters: Concetto Armonico, Via
G. E. di Velo, n. 133, Vicenza (VI).
Vicenza April 28, 2019
present regulations has been modify in order to add category for
Voices “Tullio Serafin” prize.