International Anton Rubinstein Vocal Competition 2019

2. & 3. 11月 2019, 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

  • Gabriele Leporatti
  • Ekaterina Morozova
  • 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.
  • Special Award
  • Special Award for the best song interpretation
  • Promotion Award from International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein

 Winners

Ekaterina Chayka-Rubinstein, Ukraine

1. Prize Award from International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein
Biography 

Ekaterina Chayka-Rubinstein wurde in Kiew, Ukraine geboren. Ab 2016 studier sie an der HMTMH in Hannover bei Prof. Marina Sandel.

Wettbewerbe/Stipendien 2011 Jugend musiziert Bundeswettbewerb
1. Preis mit voller Punktzahl
2016 Bundeswettbewerb Gesang (Junior) Berlin
1. Preis
2018 19. Maritim Musikpreis
1. Preis
2018 Stipendiatin des Live Music Now
2019 Stipendiatin der Studienstiftung des deutschen Volkes

Yeonjoo Jang, Südkorea

2. Prize from Stiftung Blatow
Biography 

Die koreanische Sopranistin Yeonjoo Katharina Jang studierte an der Seoul National University und 2017 erhielt sie einen Bachelor of Music. Während ihres Studiums stellte sie ihr musikalisches Talent unter Beweis, indem sie zahlreiche nationale Wettbewerbe gewann, wie den Dong-A Music Competition, den Korean Voice Competition, den Korean Classical Singers Association International Vocal Competition. Auch erfolgreich debütierte sie als Königin der Nacht in W. A. Mozarts Oper Die Zauberflöte am Kulturzentrum der Universität in Südkorea. Nach ihrem Abschluss ging sie zum weiteren Studium nach Deutschland und im folgenden Jahr begann ein Masterstudium mit einem DAAD-Stipendium an der Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt Weimar. 2019 bekam sie ersten Preis im Vienna Grand Prize Virtuoso International Music Competition, silbernen preis im Paris Music Competition, dritten Preis im VRICMF Music Competition und spielte Papagena aus der Oper Die Zauberflöte von W. A. Mozart am Studiotheater Belvedere, Olympia aus der Oper Les contes d`Hoffmann von J. Offenbach als Coversängerin am Deutschen Nationaltheater Weimar.

Rose Taylor, USA

3. Prize Award from Freunde und Förderer der Musikakademie e.V.
Biography 

Rose Talyor –  Sopran
Preise/Wettebwerbe
2. Preis Metropolitan Opera National Council Regional Auditions  2019
2. Preis James Toland Vocal Arts Competition, Tier II  2018
2. Preis Mondavi Center Young Artists’ Competition  2018
2. Preis New York Lyric Opera Theatre Competition  2018
3. Preis Palm Springs Opera Guild Competition  2018

Ausbildung:

M.M. Voice Performance San Francisco Conservatory of Music 2018
B.M. Voice Performance Sacramento State University 2015
Music Academy of the West Santa Barbara, CA 2018
Berlin Opera Academy Berlin, Germany 2017
Renata Scotto Opera Program Naples, Florida 2017
Respiro Opera Summer Program New York, New York 2016
Lingua e Canto Summer Program Sant’Angelo in Vado, Italy 2015

Elisey Laptev, Russland

Special Award
Biography 

Elisey Laptev  was born in the 15th of July in 1994 in Ufa. At the moment he is graduate student and a teacher of the Department of Vocal Art and Opera Training at MGIM named after A.G.Schnittke by a teacher Mikhail Lizin (People’s Artist of Russia, Professor, Head of the Department of Vocal Art and Opera Performing at MGIM named after A.G. Schnittke). The type of  voice is Bass. Elisey Laptev is laureate of the international competition named after Zagir Ismagilov in Ufa (2016) and a laureate of the international vocal competition in Lisbon (2017) and a laureate of the international competition of vocalists named after Natalia Spiller (2019) in Moscow. He worked two years in the Russian Drama Theater in Ufa, and worked as a soloist in the city palace of culture in Ufa. At the moment he sings in the men’s church choir and in the opera studio at MGIM named after A.G. Schnittke.

Jongsoo Yang, Deutschland

Special Award
Biography 

Yang Jongsoo

Künstlerische Ausbildung:
2016-2019 Hochschule für Musik Freiburg (Konzertexamen bei Prof. Reginaldo Pinheiro)
2011-2016 Universität der Künste Berlin (Bachelor und Master Gesang bei Prof. Peter Maus)
2008-2010 Sahmyook Universität Südkorea (Bachelor Gesang)

Bühnenerfahrung Oper:
Seit 2017 Ensemblemitglied am Theater Freiburg
2016-2017 Freiburger Opernstudio

Karine Minasyan, Armenien

Special Award for the best song interpretation
Biography 

Karine Minasyan:

Studium:
1998 – 2008 armenisches Abitur an dem Tschaikowsky Musikgymnasium Eriwan
2008 – 2012 staatliches Konservatorium Komitas in Eriwan, Gesang/Oper Bachelorstudiengang, bei Magda Mkrtchyan
2013 – 2015 Gesang B.Mus. an der Hochschule für Musik, Theater und Medien Hannover, bei Prof. Dr. habil Marek Rzepka
2015 – 2018 Gesang/Oper M.Mus. an der Musikhochschule Hannover, bei Prof. Dr. habil Marek Rzepka

Yi Jiang, China

Promotion Award from International Music Academy Anton Rubinstein
Biography 

Jiang Yi

Künstlerische Ausbildung:
Seit 2018 Master of Music, Fach Gesang bei Andrej Lantsov in der Internationalen Musikakademie Anton Rubinstein, Düsseldorf
Seit 2015 Gesangunterricht bei Prof. KS Jeanne Piland, Düsseldorf
Abschulss (2014) Universität von BOLOGNA, Bologna, Italien Fach Musik, Schauspiel und Kunst

 Participants - Final Round

  • Rosemary Carlton-Willis, Großbritannien
  • Ekaterina Chayka-Rubinstein, Ukraine
  • Tingze Chen, China
  • Rafael Dicenta, Spanien
  • Yeonjoo Jang, Südkorea
  • Yi Jiang, China
  • Elisey Laptev, Russland
  • Karine Minasyan, Armenien
  • Eva Pieronova, Republik Slovakien
  • Anastasiya Taratorkina, Russland
  • Rose Taylor, USA
  • Sakurako Tokuda, Japan
  • Yi-Yin Wang, Taiwan
  • Liying Yang, Südkorea
  • Jongsoo Yang, Deutschland
  • Yajun Yu, China

 Participants - I. Round

  • Anastasia Agaltsova, Russland
  • Fanni Almadi, Ungarn
  • Krisztina Blaga, Ungarn
  • Zsofia Bodi, Ungarn
  • Maria Bolshak, Ukraine
  • Rosemary Carlton-Willis, Großbritannien
  • Ekaterina Chayka-Rubinstein, Ukraine
  • Tingze Chen, China
  • Rafael Dicenta, Spanien
  • Alisia Gupta, Ukraine
  • Wen Hao, China
  • Yeonjoo Jang, Südkorea
  • Iris Martin Jeße, Deutschland
  • Yi Jiang, China
  • Tam Joey, China
  • Alexandra Karlova, Usbekistan
  • Dongseok Kim, Südkorea
  • Elisey Laptev, Russland
  • Rozanna Madylus, Großbritannien
  • Karine Minasyan, Armenien
  • Hisanori Muramoto, Japan
  • Gjyie Pelingu, Montenegro
  • Eva Pieronova, Republik Slovakien
  • Isa Regina Siebert, Deutschland
  • Kie Takahashi, Japan
  • Sasaki Takahiro, Japan
  • Keiko Takayama, Japan
  • Anastasiya Taratorkina, Russland
  • Rose Taylor, USA
  • Sakurako Tokuda, Japan
  • Yi-Yin Wang, Taiwan
  • Hao Wang, Südkorea
  • Helen Weintritt, Deutschland
  • Mirjam Kavita Widmann, Deutschland
  • Mingyang Xu, China
  • Liying Yang, Südkorea
  • Jongsoo Yang, Deutschland
  • Yajun Yu, China
  • Tong Zhang, China

 Entry conditions

  1. The International Anton Rubinstein Vocal  Competition 2019 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 2th & 3th, 2019.
  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 1th, 2019.
  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 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 3th, 2019 about 7:30 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: September 24th, 2019
    Registration fee: 75€ before August 24th, 2019 and 100 € thereafter.
  20. The registration fee is non-refundable.
Schedules
  • Schedules are being worked on and will be published soon.
Winners