The Rules

The Associazione Mousikè organizes the International Singing Competition ‘ The Neapolitan Masters’ in  Naples – Italy, in April 2019 from 5 to 7. The final will be held in the symphonic season of the historic Bellini Theatre in Naples, the singers will perform with Corallium Orchestra, project of the ‘Associazione Overture‘ official partner of Competition

Categories

The categories admitted to the competition are:

Young Singer

Age 17 – 22 or less at the time of the competition

 

The Neapolitan Masters Prize

ages 20 – 36 or less at the time of the competition

Code of Ethics

The Opera Singer who within the last two years have studied on a regular basis with any member of the 2019 International Jury, are ineligible to participate at Competition.

Entry Fees

The non-refundable application fees are as follow:

Young Singer

€ 50 for the online preselection  and final

 

The Neapolitan Masters Prize:

€ 40  for the online preselection

€ 30 for the semifinal/final round

€ 70 for The winners of the International Competitions (1 Prize)  who pass directly in Semifinal Round

Deadlines

The candidates (Young and Neapolitan Masters Prize Categories) must send the video with payment before 15 March 2019.

We will announce the finalists of categories before 20 March 2019, the semifinals of Neapolitan Masters Prize will pay second part of payment before 23 March 2019.

Rounds

Rounds of the Neapolitan Masters Prize

YOUNG SINGER AGE  17 – 22

Preselection with VideoRecording: n. 1 opera aria
Editing of the recordings is not allowed

Final: Maximum 10 minutes. The music program is free
The final will be held on 6 April from 12 pm to 1 pm at the Casina Pompeiana – Villa Comunale in Naples

 

THE NEAPOLITAN MASTERS PRIZE AGE 20 – 36

Preselection with VideoRecording: n. 1 opera aria
Editing of the recordings is not allowed

Semifinal: n. 2 opera arias (max 10 min)
Be allowed repeat works performed in the Preselection round.

Final: n. 1 obbligatory aria, candidates must sing an aria chosen by the archive that will be performed with the orchestra DOWNLOAD HERE ARCHIVE

The winners of the International Competitions (1 Prize)  will go directly to the semifinal round attaching a certificate.
All arias must be in the original language and key.

 

Schedule Time

5-6 April 2019 Semifinal  – Casina Pompeiana-Villa Comunale in Naples

7 April 2019  Final – Teatro Bellini in Naples

A piano accompanist will be made available for competitors free of charge.

Competitors must bring the scores of their chosen pieces.

The semifinal judgment will  be expressed with a YES or NOT system resulting from the average marks given by individual jury members.

The final judgment will  be expressed with a NUMERICAL POINTS system resulting from the average marks given by individual jury members.

Other Rules Here