52nd IVC 2018

Opera | Oratorio category 2018

  • Dame Kiri Te Kanawa soprano | jury president
  • Dunja Vejzović mezzo-soprano
  • Andrew Watts countertenor
  • Zizheng Yu tenor | senior professor Nanjing Normal University
  • Robert Holl bass | composer
  • Joel Ethan Fried artistic director Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam
  • Eline de Kat artistic coordinator Opéra de Monte-Carlo
  • Jesús Iglesias Noriega head artistic affairs Dutch National Opera Amsterdam
  • Nicholas Payne director Opera Europa
  • Evamaria Wieser director of artistic administration Salzburger Festspiele | casting Lyric Opera of Chicago

51nd IVC 2017

Opera | Oratorio category 2017

  • Nicholas Payne director Opera Europe | president of the jury
  • Cheryl Studer soprano
  • Jennifer Larmore mezzo-soprano
  • Zizheng Yu tenor | senior professor Nanjing Normal University
  • Sergei Leiferkus baritone
  • Pieter Alferink impresario
  • Joel Ethan Fried artistic director Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra Amsterdam
  • Jesús Iglesias Noriega head artistic affairs Dutch National Opera Amsterdam
  • Eva Wagner-Pasquier opera manager | Bayreuther Festspiele


51st IVC 2016

Jury Lied Duo category 2016

  • Elly Ameling soprano
  • Jard van Nes mezzo-soprano | vocal pedagogue
  • Robert Holl bass
  • Hans Eijsackers pianist | professor Robert Schumann Hochschule Düsseldorf
  • David Selig pianist | professor Conservatoire National Supérieur Lyon
  • Aart-Jan van de Pol artistic coordinator Royal Concertgebouw Amsterdam


50th IVC 2014

Opera | Oratorio

  • Dame Kiri Te Kanawasoprano
  • Anne Gjevang mezzo-soprano
  • Siegfried Jerusalem tenor
  • Kenneth Montgomery conductor
  • Dominic Seldis 1st solo double bass Royal Concertgebouw Orchestra
  • Pieter Alferink impresario
  • Jesús Iglesias Noriega head artistic affairs Dutch National Opera
  • Evamaria Wieser artistic consultant Osterfestspiele Salzburg, casting Lyric Opera Chicago, Teatro dell'Opera di Roma
  • Ioan Holender former intendant Vienna State Opera, adviser The Metropolitan Opera, Spring Festival Tokyo, artistic director George Enescu Festival Bucharest (president of the jury)

Lied Duo

  • Elly Ameling soprano
  • Jard van Nes mezzo-soprano
  • Siegfried Jerusalem tenor
  • Meinard Kraak baritone
  • Irwin Gage pianist (president of the jury)
  • Rudolf Jansen pianist
  • Graham Johnson pianist


49th IVC 2012

  • Ioan Holender (jury president) former Intendant of the Vienna State Opera | advisor to the Metropolitan Opera
  • Nelly Miricioiu soprano
  • Peter Schreier tenor and conductor
  • Sergei Leiferkus baritone
  • Arnold Alons casting director Toulouse and Chile
  • Peter de Caluwe intendant De Munt Brussels
  • Hein Mulders artistic administration De Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam and future Intendant of the Aalto-Musiktheater, Essen


48th IVC 2010

  • Hans Hierck (jury president) musicologist and former orchestra director
  • Dunja Vejzović soprano
  • Edith Wiens soprano
  • Sergej Leiferkus baritone
  • Hein Meens tenor
  • Ivan van Kalmthout artistic administration Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona
  • Hein Mulders artistic administration De Nederlandse Opera, Amsterdam
  • Lenore Rosenberg Metropolitan Opera, New York


47nd IVC 2008

  • Hans Hierck (jury president) musicologist and former orchestra director
  • Roberta Alexander soprano
  • Hanna Schwarz mezzo-soprano
  • Olaf Bär baritone
  • Rudolf Jansen pianist
  • Mya Besselink vocal pedagogue
  • Hein Mulders head artistic affairs Dutch National Opera,
  • Lenore Rosenberg artistic administration Metropolitan Opera
  • Ilze Sprancmane casting director Latvian National Opera Riga
  • Nando Schellen conductor and dircetor opera of the Northern Arizona University


46th IVC 2006

  • Hans Hierck (jury president) musicologist and former orchestra director
  • Charlotte Margiono soprano
  • Kenneth Montgomery conductor
  • Meinard Kraak bass-baritone
  • Peter de Caluwe dramaturge / head artistic affairs Dutch National Opera
  • Roberta Alexander soprano
  • Robert Holl bass
  • Rudolf Jansen pianist


45th IVC 2004

  • Huub van Dael (jury president) former director of concert hall De Doelen Rotterdam
  • Peter de Caluwe head artistic affairs Dutch National Opera
  • Rudolf Jansen pianist
  • Ivan van Kalmthout assistent artistic director Theater Liceu in Barcelona
  • Nelly Miricioiù soprano
  • Kenneth Montgomery conductor
  • Jard van Nes mezzo-soprano
  • Henk Smit bass


44th IVC 2002

  • Huub van Dael (jury president) former director of concert hall De Doelen Rotterdam
  • Graham Dixon BBC 3
  • Rudolf Janse pianist
  • Roberto Benzi conductor
  • Jard van Nes mezzo-soprano
  • Gail Gilmore soprano
  • Hans-Dieter Roser former intendant
  • Ivar Munk artistic director of the Nederlands Chamber Choir