Photo: Ingrid van Engelshoven, Minister for Education, Culture and Science, awards the Grand Prix ’s-Hertogenbosch during the Finals of the Opera I Oratorio competition 2018 - © Hans Hijmering
Grand Prix City of ’s-Hertogenbosch € 7,500
Special award in the form of a silver medal and the above-mentioned amount that will go to the winner of either the Opera or the Oratorio Prize.
Opera Prize € 7,500
The winner must have sung at least 4 opera arias during the Competition.
Toonkunst Oratorio Prize € 7,500
The winner must have sung at least 4 oratorio arias during the Competition.
Wagner Prize of the Netherlands € 5,000
The 'Wagnergenootschap Nederland' has consciously chosen to create a prize that will continue the education and further professional development of the winner. This amount can also be used to cover the costs of participation in masterclasses given by a Wagner specialist.
Young Talent prize of the Province of North Brabant € 3,500
The Young Talent Prize of the Province of North Brabant is awarded to a singer under the age of 25. The winner will be determined in the Semi-finals.
Staetshuys Fonds Prize € 3,500
The Staetshuys Fonds Prize will be awarded to a talented Dutch singer by a commission from the Stichting Staetshuys Fonds. The winner will be determined during the Semi-finals by a panel from the Staetshuys Fonds. This Prize is intended as an incentive award and must be put towards the winner’s studies.
Prize for Dutch Composition € 3,000
The Dutch Composition Prize will be given to the participant who best performs the compulsory piece by Bart Visman.
Audience Prize€ 1,500
The Audience Prize will be chosen by the members of the audience during the Final.
Prize Association Friends of the IVC € 1,500
Press Prize € 1,000
Awarded by the press jury.
Junior Jury Prize € 500
Awarded by students in voice and music theatre.
Annett Andriesen Concert Prize
A concert in the Chinese city Ningbo for two (semi-)finalists.
Various Laureates' Concerts and Engagements
Various concerts and engagements are offered by artistic directors and opera houses attending the competition, if a role is available and appropriate quality is given.