How to apply?

COMPETITION DATES

August 1 – October 31, 2021 application process for the online-first round
December 14-19, 2021 live auditions


WHO CAN APPLY?

• singers of any nationality, residing anywhere in the world
• singers from 16 to 30 years old inclusive
• vocalists (academic vocal) – soprano, mezzo-soprano, contratenor, tenor, baritone, bass


TO PARTICIPATE IN THE COMPETITION…

…it is necessary to fill in the online application form and provide the following information:
• personal data
• copy of Passport or ID – card
• full competition program
• portrait photo for the booklet
• short artistic bio
• video recording of the first round program
• copy of the registration fee’s payment receipt


PROGRAM REQUIREMENTS

I – CATEGORY
(from 16 to 21 years old inclusive)

  • 1st ROUND (online)
    1. Aria from the opera, cantata, mass or oratorio written in the XVI-XVIII centuries.
    2. The folk song of the country represented by the participant.
  • 2nd ROUND (accompanied by piano)
    1. Aria from the opera of the composer of the country represented by the participant.
    2. Art song of the Western Ukrainian composer of the XIX-XXI centuries.
  • 3rd ROUND (accompanied by piano)
    1. Aria from the opera of the European or American composer of the XIX-XX centuries.
    2. Art song of the Ukrainian composer of the XIX-XXI centuries.

II – CATEGORY
(from 22 to 30 years old inclusive)

  • 1st ROUND (online)
    1. Aria from the opera, cantata, mass or oratorio written in the XVI-XVIII centuries.
    2. Art song of the Ukrainian composer of the XIX-XXI centuries.
    3. The folk song of the country represented by the participant.
  • 2nd ROUND (accompanied by piano)
    1. Aria from the opera of the European or American composer of the XIX-XX centuries.
    2. Aria from the opera of the composer of the country represented by the participant.
    3. Art song of the Western Ukrainian composer of the XIX-XXI centuries.
  • 3rd ROUND (accompanied by a symphony orchestra)
    1. Aria from the opera to choose from the proposed list.

VIDEO REQUIREMENTS

• video must be specifically made for the Competition, and recorded not earlier than August 1, 2021
• the Competition program must be recorded in a single take, without stopping the recording between pieces
any editing of video or sound on it is prohibited!
• recordings must be made entirely live, only with piano accompaniment (no pre-recorded backing tracks, no orchestra accompaniment)


ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

• Deadline for applications – October 31, 2021, until 11:59 pm Eastern  European EET (UTC +2).
• Documents submitted late or incompletely will not be considered!
• The registration fee is $60 USD (payment in USD).
IMPORTANT! There was an update of the bank account details! Check below.
The registration fee is non-refundable!
• ATO/JFO members and children of ATO/JFO members are exempt from paying the registration fee.
• Contestants, who pass to the II round, will receive an official invitation via e-mail given in application form no later than November 15.
• If necessary, for an additional payment The Organizer of the Competition will provide a pianist for participation in II and III rounds.
• The Competition program must be performed from memory in the original  language as written. All arias must be sung in original keys as written.
Each piece can be performed only in one round!
• changes of II and III rounds’ program are permitted until November, 15 2021.

BANK ACCOUNTS INFO

USD account

Company Name: WASSYL SLIPAK FOUNDATION (ГО Фундація Василя Сліпака)
IBAN Code: UA533052990000026003026210294
Name of the bank: JSC CB “PRIVATBANK”, 1D HRUSHEVSKOHO STR., KYIV, 01001, UKRAINE
Bank SWIFT code: PBANUA2X
Company address: 98K/1 KNIAHYNI OLHY STR., LVIV, 79057, UKRAINE

Correspondent banks:
Account in the correspondent bank: 001-1-000080
SWIFT Code of the correspondent bank: CHASUS33
Correspondent bank: JP Morgan Chase Bank, New York, USA

Account in the correspondent bank: 890-0085-754
SWIFT Code of the correspondent bank: IRVT US 3N
Correspondent bank: The Bank of New York Mellon, New York, US