International Anton Rubinstein Vocal Competition 2018

3. & 4. November 2018, Dusseldorf

The Internationale Anton Rubinstein Vocal Competition supports and promotes talented, young musicians, music students and soloists,  by providing a platform for competition and with its prestigious awards.

Venue: Internationale Musikakademie Anton Rubinstein,Flingerstr. 1, 40213 Düsseldorf

 Jury

  • Christiane Oelze
  • Wolfgang Wiechert
  • Aron Proujanski

 Competition awards

  • 1. Prize Award from International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein
  • 2. Prize from Stiftung Blatow
  • 3. Prize Award from Freunde und Förderer der Musikakademie e.V.

 Participants - Final Round

  • Claire Elizabeth Craig, Deutschland
  • Meng Ding, China
  • Anna Gomà, Spanien
  • Juncheng He, China
  • Mariko Kageyama, Japan
  • Aisulu Khasanova, Russland
  • Réka Kristóf, Ungarn
  • Yinghao Liu, China
  • Beatriz Pampolha Simões Baptista, Brasilien
  • Kelly Poukens, Belgien
  • Farnoosh Rahimi, Österreich
  • Carl Rumstadt, Deutschland
  • Yuuki Tamai, Japan
  • Annemarie Vergoossen, Niederlande
  • Qing Wang, China
  • Yunlong Yu, China

 Participants - I. Round

  • Teaa An, Südkorea
  • Pedro Arroyo, USA
  • Taylor Beth, Großbritannien
  • Hailan Bi, China
  • Yulia Bogdanova, Russland
  • Lilia-Fruz Bulhakova, Ukraine
  • Jesheena Chuckowree, Mauritanien
  • Jihwan Chung, Südkorea
  • Claire Elizabeth Craig, Deutschland
  • Scherhezada Cruz, Mexiko
  • Julia Deliko, Russland
  • Michaela Editha Diermeier, Deutschland
  • Meng Ding, China
  • Daria Egorova, Russland
  • Ran Eriko, Japan
  • Sona Gargaloyan, Armenien
  • Anna Gomà, Spanien
  • Juncheng He, China
  • Melinda Hekler, Ungarn
  • Masako Higasa, Japan
  • Jungyun Jung, Südkorea
  • Mariko Kageyama, Japan
  • Alisa Kalina, Russland
  • Aisulu Khasanova, Russland
  • Soo Youn Kim, Südkorea
  • Beate Korntner, Österreich
  • Réka Kristóf, Ungarn
  • Ruifang Li, China
  • Christine Lindorfer, Österreich
  • Yinghao Liu, China
  • Claudiane Moreau, Kanada
  • Daeju Na, Südkorea
  • Noriko Ohata, Japan
  • Karolina Omelchenko, Ukraine
  • Beatriz Pampolha Simões Baptista, Brasilien
  • Anna-Magdalena Perwein, Deutschland
  • Kelly Poukens, Belgien
  • Farnoosh Rahimi, Österreich
  • Carl Rumstadt, Deutschland
  • Susanna Ruuttunen, Finnland
  • Verena-Stéphanie Seid, Deutschland
  • Yuuki Tamai, Japan
  • Phillipa Thomas, Großbritannien
  • Annemarie Vergoossen, Niederlande
  • Satu-Kristina Vesa, Finnland
  • Qing Wang, China
  • Céline Wasmer, Deutschland
  • Jiang Yi, China
  • Yunlong Yu, China
  • Melanie Zerpa Raabe, Deutschland

 Entry conditions

  1. The International Anton Rubinstein Vocal  Competition 2018 is organized by the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein in Dusseldorf and will take place in the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein in Dusseldorf, Germany on November 3th & 4th, 2018.
  2. Singers of all nationalities and ages may take part in this competition.
  3. The competition will take place in two rounds, from which the Jury will decide the winners.
  4. The first round will be completed via video link on YouTube . The results will be announced via email on October 10th, 2018.
  5. The final will take place in the Concert Hall of the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein, Germany.
  6. The final of competition is open to the public.
  7. A maximum of 20 candidates will be advanced to the final. This decision will be made by the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein, using the recordings from the first round.
  8. The International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein will determine the order in which the competitors perform.
  9. The repertoire for the first round can be freely chosen by the candidate, but must be at least 30 minutes long.
  10. For the final, the candidates must present a program which does not exceed a 30 minute time limit.  The repertoire choice for the final is free, must be performed by memory and may include works from the first round.
  11. In the final, the jury has the right to interrupt any performance that exceeds the 30-minute time limit.
  12. The works, which require a preparation of the grand piano, are excluded from the competition.
  13. The candidates are allowed to bring their own accompanists. However, if need be, and with prior arrangement, the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein will also appoint a pianist for the competitors. The fee for the pianist is 100€, (to be paid after the selection in the Final Round), and includes a 20 minutes rehearsal and the competition performance.
  14. The final results will be announced on Sunday evening, November 4th, 2018 at 8 pm.
  15. All participants must be present when the competition results are announced.
  16. The decision of the jury is final and incontestable.
  17. With their registration, participants authorize the organizer, i.e. the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein, to use all photo, video and audio material of the competition at its discretion.
  18. With his or her registration, the candidate agrees to the rules and regulations of the competition.
  19. Registration Deadline: October 1th, 2018 Registration fee: 75€ before September 1th, 2018 and 100 € thereafter.
  20. The registration fee is non-refundable.