Opera Singer Competition

We are waiting for you in beautiful Procida Island

Dream With Us

For You 

Awards over €20.000: cash scholarships, concerts, special prizes (bottom of the page) and the opportunity to debut in the Gala of the Mimas Music Festival from 20th to 23rd August 2024

The evaluation and announcement of the winners will be online.

We will announce the Top selections and then the Winners by 25th April 2024

  Places are limited! Only the first 50 registrants will be accepted!

 

Your Program

Send us the performance where you feel comfortable
The program is free
You can send us separate links uploaded to one of these channels: Youtube, Tencent, Youku, Vimeo, Google drive 

 

Don’t Forget

Registrations/Links made from 2023 are accepted
Entries are Limited


Deadline: 13th April 2024

please read all other rules at the bottom of the page

Winner Opera Singer Competition

Mimas Music Festival 

Young

Ages 17-22

Program Maximum 10 min

First Prize

*Special Mimas Prize: € 3000

  • Concert in the winners gala of Mimas Music Festival

  • Auditions with Tartiere Artists Management

  • Nomination for the prestigious award ‘Premio Internazionale Cartagine 2024’
  • Concert in Leon – Spain 
  • Concert in Naples – Italy organized by NOMEA
  • Official certificate of winners
  • Direct access top selections Nomea Competition
  • Direct access top selections Neapolitan Masters Competition 
  • Broadcast on Mimas Music Festival and NOMEA Social Channels
  • Scholarship for summer camp Mimas Festival in Procida 2025
  • Scholarship for OperaLab by Accademia Musicale Europea 

Second Prize

  • Official certificate of winners
  • Direct access top selections Nomea Competition
  • Direct access top selections Neapolitan Masters Competition 
  • Scholarship for summer camp Mimas Festival in Procida 2025
  • Scholarship for OperaLab by Accademia Musicale Europea 
  • Artist Branding Workshop  by Accademia Musicale Europea

Third prize

  • Official certificate of winners
  • Scholarship for summer camp Mimas Festival in Procida 2025
  • Scholarship for OperaLab by Accademia Musicale Europea 
  • Artist Branding Workshop  by Accademia Musicale Europea 

4th-5th-6th prize

  • Official certificate of winners and musical benefits

Top selections

  • Honorable mention and musical benefits

Other participants

  • Certificate of distinction and musical benefits

Virtuoso

Ages 23-33

Program Maximum 15 min

First Prize

*Special Mimas Prize: € 5000

  • Scholarship of € 1000

  • Concert in the winners gala of Mimas Music Festival

  • Auditions with Tartiere Artists Management

  • Auditions with DM Artist Management
  • Nomination for the prestigious award ‘Premio Internazionale Cartagine 2024’
  • Concert in Tirana – (Albania) offered by MuSa Art&Science 
  • Concert in Naples – Italy organized by NOMEA
  • Audition for a concert as a soloist with the ‘Orchestra Sinfonica Brutia’ – Italy
  • Official certificate of winners
  • Direct access top selections Nomea Competition
  • Direct access top selections Neapolitan Masters Competition 
  • Broadcast on Mimas Music Festival and NOMEA Social Channels
  • Scholarship for music camp Mimas Festival in Procida 2025
  • Scholarship for OperaLab by Accademia Musicale Europea 
  • Artist Branding Workshop  by Accademia Musicale Europea 

Second Prize

  • Concert in the winners gala of the Mimas Festival
  • Audition with Tartiere Artists Management
  • Official certificate of winners
  • Broadcast on Mimas Music Festival and NOMEA Social Channels
  • Direct access top selections Nomea Competition
  • Direct access top selections Neapolitan Masters Competition 
  • Scholarship for music camp Mimas Festival in Procida 2025
  • Scholarship for OperaLab by Accademia Musicale Europea 
  • Artist Branding Workshop  by Accademia Musicale Europea

Third prize

  • Concert in the winners gala of the Mimas Festival
  • Audition with Tartiere Artists Management
  • Official certificate of winners
  • Broadcast on Mimas Music Festival and NOMEA Social Channels
  • Scholarship for music camp Mimas Festival in Procida 2025
  • Scholarship for OperaLab by Accademia Musicale Europea 
  • Artist Branding Workshop  by Accademia Musicale Europea

4th-5th-6th prize

  • Official certificate of winners and musical benefits
  • Broadcast on Mimas Music Festival and NOMEA Social Channels

Top selections

  • Honorable mention and musical benefits

Other participants

  • Certificate of distinction and musical benefits

Meet the Jury

Romina
Casucci

ITALY

Opera Singer – Artistic Director of Mimas Festival

She in an international Opera Singer made her debut in main roles in Rigoletto, La Traviata, Lucia di Lammermoor,La Bohème etc. She toured in USA, Spain, Japan, France, China, Morocco, and Germany. She recorded for Brilliant Classic and Rubicon Records. Romina is the Artistic Director of many international singing competitions and teacher of ‘Operalab’ Higher Education Course.

Andriy
Yurkevych

UKRAINE

Music director of the State Opera in Prague

He is a conductor won a special prize at the National Turchak Competition in Kiev, has performed all over the world: Vienna Staatoper , Berlin State Opera, German Opera Berlin, Bavarian State Opera Munich, Théâtre Royal de la Monnaie in Brussels, Flemish Opera, Gran Teatre del Liceu in Barcelona, ​​Teatro Real in Madrid, Teatro Municipal in Santiago (Chile), in San Francisco Opera, Greek National Opera etc.
He is a laureate of the International Opera Award (8th year “Opera Star”) – Gli Oscar della Lirica.
From 2020 He is the Music director of the State Opera in Prague

Inès
Salazar

VENEZUELA

Soprano

She has performed on the stages of major theaters such as: the Teatro alla Scala, the Vienna Staatoper, Washington National Opera, Teatro Real in Madrid and other famous theaters in the world.
Her performances with the greatest icons of music such as Pavarotti, Placido Domingo, Riccardo Muti and Franco Zeffirelli remain memorable.
She is regularly invited to the jury in international competitions

Carles
LAma

SPAIN

Director of KNS Classical

Steinway Artist and international concert pianist, co-founder and director of the label KNS Classica.

Artistic director of several cycles and festivals of music, he has also won a reputation for mentoring a wide number of young talents.

Inès
Tartière

SPAIN

Artist Management

She is the founder of the prestigious Tartiere Artists Management, with the aim of supporting and advising artists and being able to offer theaters of the highest level, quickly becoming one of the most reliable agencies in the world.

Chen
Qilian

CHINA

SOPRANO

He has sung  in theaters throughout Europe and the United States, receiving enthusiastic acclaim from the public and the press. She won prizes in many major international singing competitions including the prestigious Queen Elisabeth first Singing Competition. Qilian quickly became a favourite of audiences with her appearance, radiant personality, magnificent voice and emotion.
Qilian is a professor at the Shanghai Music Conservatory and  she is invited as a jury member in several international singing competitions in Europe.

Special Prizes

  • KNS CLASSICAL PRIZE – Digital publishing and distribution
  • Best Italian performer concert at Museo Nazionale Ferroviario di Pietrarsa
  • Best performance of a work of F.P.Tosti
  • Best performance of a work of Baroque Composer
  • Best performance of a work of Classical Composer
  • Best performance of a work of Romantic Composer
  • Best performance of a work of Contemporary Composer
  • Best performance of Virtuoso Composition
  • Best European Opera Singer 
  • Best African Opera Singer 
  • Best Asian Opera Singer 
  • Best North American Opera Singer 
  • Best South American Opera Singer 
  • Best Australian Opera Singer 

* The Mimas Special Prize for each category is awarded only if the jury unanimously votes the highest possible score for the first prize.

*The performances will be listened to by the links or downloaded in video format by the organization

*The winners will be entitled to the prizes by participating in the Mimas Festival concerts dedicated to them

Join the Competition

You will only submit your performance once, so as not to create travel costs, the evaluation and announcement of the winners will be online.  

Registrations/Links made from 2023 are accepted