Rijeka Opera is happy to announce the Third International Competition for Young Opera Singers “Zinka Milanov”.
Young opera singers between the age of 21 and 35 from all over the world are invited to apply for the competition that is going to take place from 12 to 18 July 2018 on the stage of Croatian National Theatre “Ivan pl. Zajc” in Rijeka. Deadline for application is 20 April 2018. Application form as well as competition regulations can be found on our web site.
Names of the international jury members will be announced by the end of December 2017. Distinguished international opera personalities will evaluate the competiors according to the following criteria: technical preparedness, musicality, voice quality and artistic personality.
The Competition finale with the Orchestra of Rijeka Opera will be conducted by maestro Marco Boemi. Marko Boemi gives masterclasses for young pianists, singers and conductors all over the world. He has worked with major orchestras and opera companies, as well as collaborated with three generations of most prominent singers, including Taddei, Armiliato, Dessi, Abdrazakov, Netrebko, Eyvazov. His numerous recordings were released by leading labels