Information of the INTERNATIONAL L.SOBINOV VOCAL COMPETITION
I INTERNATIONAL VOCAL COMPETITION
named after Leonid Sobinov
7 - 12 June 2018
The Competition will be held in Yaroslavl (Russia), the capital of the Golden Ring, the birthplace of an outstanding Russian opera singer, soloist of the Imperial Theaters, soloist of the La Scala Theater, one of the brightest representatives of Russian national vocal school Leonid Sobinov. The opening of the event will take place on his birthday, June 7th. The ceremony of closing the competition is on June 12th, the Day of Russia.
Russian and foreign singers (men and women) aged from 18 to 35, graduates or students of higher or secondary music schools, are allowed to participate in the Competition.
The competition will be held in three rounds:
I and II round are accompanied by the piano,
III round is accompanied by Yaroslavl Academic Governor's Symphony Orchestra.
Auditions will be held in Sobinov concert hall of Yaroslavl State Philharmonic Society.
The Gala Concert of the finalists of the contest will be held in autumn 2018 (the date will be announced later) on the stage of the Mariinsky Theater (Mariinka-3).
- Sobinov Grand Prix: 300,000 rubles and the title of laureate;
- I prize: 150000 rubles and the title of laureate;
- II prize: 100,000 rubles and the title of laureate;
- III prize: 50,000 rubles and the title of laureate.
In addition to the above mentioned prizes, there are special prizes.
Selection of contest participants will be made on video recordings. The deadline for the applications is 15 May 2018. There is no registration fee for participants.
The Chairman of the Competition Jury is Artistic Director of the Academy of Young Opera Singers of the Mariinsky Theater, Artistic Director of the State Opera and Ballet Theater of the Republic of North Ossetia-Alania (Vladikavkaz), People's Artist of Russia Larisa Gergieva.
The founders of the contest are the Department of Culture of Yaroslavl Region and the Academy of Young Opera Singers of the Mariinsky Theater. The organizer of the competition is Yaroslavl State Philharmonic.
Partners of the Project:
Yaroslavl Historical Architectural and Art Museum-Reserve;
Yaroslavl Musical College named after L.Sobinov;
Yaroslavl Children's Art School named after L. Sobinov;
The Museum Complex "Music and Time" named after John Mostoslavsky.