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12th International Telemann Competition for Voice, March 10-19, 2023

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The International Telemann Society invites singers between the ages of 18 and 34 who are committed to the historically informed singing practice to apply for the 12th International Telemann Competition in Magdeburg.

The competition will take place from March 10 to 19, 2023 at the Gesellschaftshaus Magdeburg and comprises three public rounds.

Participants will be judged by an international, top-class jury which will be chaired by Howard Arman. Other members of the jury will be Bernarda Fink, Peter Kooij, Benno Schachtner, Markus Schäfer and Elisabeth Scholl. President of the competition is Siegfried Pank.

Participants can look forward to an inspiring repertoire, a finale accompanied by the renowned Leipzig Baroque Orchestra and a masterclass with the conductor, recorder player and singer Peter Van Heyghen. Beyond that, competition laureates will receive awards worth a total of EUR 15,500 as well as concert engagements.

The registration process is now open. A preselection based on video recordings will determine who may take part in the competition. The deadline for applications is Monday, November 21, 2022.

All important information can be found on the following sides. The announcement, the repertoire as well as all application forms are available for download here.