56th InternationalVocal Competition
10 - 15 October 2023
Participants wishing to enter the Competition must take part in the online First Round selections via YouTube.
There will be two separate jury reviewing groups, with subsequent deadlines.
Application deadline First Round
- 1 May 2023 (Group I)
- 27 June 2023 (Group II)
Tuesday, 10 October 2023
8 pm | Official Opening 56th Competition including a recital by Erollyn Wallen and premiere of the Prize Song "Veronese's Green" by composer Bart Visman and poet Marc Pantus, performed by soprano Sophia Burgos and pianist Hans Eijsackers.
Wednesday, 11 October 2023
7 pm | Semi-finals I
Thursday, 12 October 2023
7 pm | Semi-finals II
Friday, 13 October 2023
3 pm | Masterclass Erollyn Wallen
8.15 pm | Recital IVC laureates of the past: Esther Valentin & Anastasia Grishutina, Sophia Burgos & Daniel Gerzenberg
Saturday, 14 October 2023
1 pm | Masterclass Nino Gvetadze
3.30 pm | Masterclass Sophie Koch
8.15 pm | Recital Bo Skovhus & Stefan Vladar. Schubert: Winterreise
Sunday, 15 October 2023
2 pm | Lecture Literature & Art Song by Daniel Gerzenberg. 'Why poetry matters'
4 pm | Final
Het Noordbrabants Museum
Verwersstraat 41, 5211 HT 's-Hertogenbosch
Boschdijkstraat 45,5211 VD 's-Hertogenbosch
Willem Twee Toonzaal
Prins Bernhardstraat 4, 5211 HE 's-Hertogenbosch
Competition schedule subject to change
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