International Anton Rubinstein Vocal Competition 2021

25. & 26. September 2021, 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,


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 Competition awards

  • 1st Prize -1000 €
  • 2nd Prize -750 €
  • 3rd Prize -500 €

 Entry conditions

  1. The International Anton Rubinstein Vocal Competition 2021 is organized by the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein in Düsseldorf. It will take place on the premises of the Academy in Düsseldorf, Germany on September 25th & 26th, 2021.
  2. Singers of all ages and all nationalities may participate.
  3. The competition will be conducted in two rounds the winners of which will be decided upon by a jury.
  4. In the first round the jury will evaluate the candidates‘ video clips  on YouTube. The results will be announced by e-mail on August, 25th, 2021.
  5. The final round will take place in the Concert Hall of the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein in Düsseldorf, Germany.
  6. The final round of the competition is open to the public.
  7. A maximum of 16 candidates will be admitted to the final round. The selection will be made by the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein based on the recordings of the first round.
  8. The International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein will determine the order in which competitors will perform.
  9. In the first round, candidates may freely choose their programme but the overall performance must not exceed 30 minutes.
  10. In the final round, candidates may again present a programme of their own choice. They may even choose the same pieces as in the first round, but their overall performance should not exceed 30 minutes.
  11. In the final round, the jury has the right to interrupt any performance longer than 30 minutes.
  12. Candidates may bring their own accompanists to the final round. However, the International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein will – on request and by prior arrangement – provide pianists of its own. The fee for a 20 minute rehearsal plus the performance at the competition will be 100.00 Euros (to be paid after admittance to the final round).
  13. The final results of the competition will be announced on Sunday, September 26th, 2021 around 7:30 pm. The winners will then be presented with prices and awards.
  14. All participants of the competition must attend the presentation ceremony.
  15. 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.
  16. The decision of the jury is final and incontestable.
  17. With their registration, candidates accept the rules and regulations of the competition.
  18. The registration deadline is August 20th, 2021.
  19. The registration fee is 75.00 Euros if paid before July 20th, 2021 and 100.00 Euros if paid later. Payment must be made into one of the two bank accounts provided and should indicate the full name of the competitor as well as the keyword „Vocal Competition“.
  20. The registration fee is non-refundable.
  20. August 2021
Subscription fees
Early booking
till 25. August 2021
75 €
The registration fee100 €
The fee for the piano accompanist100 €
  • Bank details

    Freunde und Förderer der Anton Rubinstein Akademie
    IBAN: DE56 3022 0190 0364 0117 17

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Required documents
  • Link on YouTube with singing
  • CV
  • Photo
  • Payment confirmation of the application

Application form

Your documents (pdf, jpg, jpeg, max. 10 MB)

All entries in Latin caracters please.
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