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International Online Singing Competition

The Rules
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The Prizes
The Neapolitan Masters Prize
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Our Story
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The Neapolitan Masters Competition


What is?

We are happy to invite you the International Online Singing Competition 2021

The organization continues to offer opportunities to young opera singers  in this moment of global crisis with the possibilities offered by the online mode. The singers will have important opportunities for their musical career in prestigious theaters, auditions with agencies, scholarships and professional recordings.

Prizes: over € 30.000

The Jury is made up of the most important international musicians. Our competition is the only European one to also have the Asian Edition in Kuala Lumpur in Malaysia.
The Winners Gala will be held in 2022 in these prestigious theaters:

Bellini theater in Naples – Italy and National Theatre of Opera and Ballet of Albania  (Tirana)

Our company also organizes the prestigious Mimas Music Festival on the Island of Procida – New Capital of Italian Culture, created for young musicians


We have a Code of Ethics:

Opera Singers who have regularly attended any member of the 2021 International Jury in the last two years are not allowed to participate in the Competition.


The First Prize

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The winner of the competition will be offered:


  • Awards over € 30.000 
  • Winners Gala at National Theatre of Opera and Ballet of Albania  – offered by HC Welth
  • Winners Gala at Bellini Theatre of Naples 
  • Gala at Persiani Theatre of Recanati – Italy
  • KNS CLASSICAL PRIZE – Digital publishing and distribution
  • Auditions with theaters and agencies
  • The opportunity to will be invited in international music festival 
  • Concert and Scholarship for Mimas Music Festival in Procida Island – Capital of Italian Culture 2022
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The Rules

Please choose your category and send su the link with your performance by one of these channels: Youtube, Tencent, Youku, Vimeo, Google Drive.

Join the Competition

Promises Category

  • Promises (16-20)
Go to the application form

Young & Masters Categories

  • Preliminary Step
  • Final Step
Go to the application form

Members of the Jury

Team member
Romina Casucci
Opera Singer - Artistic Director of Competition
She in an international Opera Singer made her debut in main roles in Rigoletto, La Traviata, Lucia di Lammermoor,La Bohème etc. She toured in USA, Spain, Japan, France, China, Morocco, and Germany. She was invited as a guest in various Talk TV. She recorded for Brilliant Classic and Rubicon Records. Romina is the Artistic Director of Singing Edition of ‘Neapolitan Masters Competition’, ‘Nomea Competition’ and Mimas Music Competition. Romina is Professor of ‘Operalab’ Higher Education Course.
Team member
Christian Carlstedt
International Casting Manager - Artistic Director
He is a Casting Manager for: Staatsoper Hannover, Komische Oper Berlin,
Bühnen Bern, Stadtheater Klagenfurt, NTR ZaterdagMatinee Amsterdam"
Christian Carlsedt was Judge for many important international vocal competitions. He is considered one of the leading experts in the voices of opera singers.
Team member
Inès Tartière
Tartiere Artists Management
She is the founder of the prestigious Tartiere Artists Management, with the aim of supporting and advising artists and being able to offer theaters of the highest level, quickly becoming one of the most reliable agencies in the world.
Team member
Carles Lama
Director of KNS Classical
He is an Steinway Artist and international concert pianist, co-founder and director of the label KNS Classica, it is a music production company created in 2001. Cales Lama is the artistic director of several cycles and festivals of music, he has also won a reputation for mentoring a wide number of young talents.
Team member
Fedora Sorrentino
Artistic Secretary - Fondazione Teatro Massimo di Palermo
She is the artistic secretary of the prestigious Fondazione Teatro Massimo di Palermo. Fedora has worked in the most important Italian theaters, including the 'Teatro di San Carlo', Teatro Sociale di Como- As.Li.Co. She has collaborated in his career with international conductors and opera singers.
Team member
Luca Bagagli
Resident Conductor of Bellini Theatre in Naples-Italy. He was awarded to the Danube and London International Conducting Competition he has directed important orchestras as Sinfonica Siciliana, l' Orquestra Simfònica Sant Cugat, la Duna Symphony Orchestra, i London Classical Soloists. He was hired as director in Ankara, London, Cluj, Bacau.
Team member
Luciano ruotolo
Artistic Director
Luciano Ruotolo is a pianist, he played in USA, Europe, Asia. He was awarded the prestigiouse ‘Premio Cartagine’. He is the Founder and Artistic Director of the ‘Neapolitan Masters Competition’ with European and Asian Edition, Mimas Festivals and Accademia Musicale Europea. He is co-founder and CEO of NOMEA
Team member
Piero Pisani
Honorary President
Piero Pisani is the Honorary President of Neapolitan Masters Competition and sponsor with AMP Pisani srl

Previous Editions

The Neapolitan Masters Competition was created to give young musicians great musical opportunities and to bring a high level competition back to one of the world’s capitals of music: Naples – Italy. In past editions, young musicians from all over the world participated.
After the great success in Europe, we inaugurated the Asian edition in Malaysia in February 2020, for the first time a music competition exported its format to another continent.
We are waiting for you for this new opportunity with the international online edition built with the collaboration of great musicians and the best experts in the digital sector.

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If you are interested in registering for the competition, if you need further information about the rules or something else, do not hesitate to contact us.

Artistic Directors
Romina Casucci - Luciano Ruotolo
+393282694680 | +393402399453
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