An mp4 recording of two arias of the applicant's choice matching the following criteria: one Baroque aria (from an opera, oratorio or cantata) and one opera aria from a different period. The works presented on this recording may be included into the programme of the live competition.

Only high quality and recent recordings (taken on or after 31 March 2017) will be accepted. Audio recordings and other video formats will not be considered.

The recording should show the applicant and his/her accompaniment (pianist, orchestra etc.) and each piece should be recorded  in a single take (no editing permitted).


Application deadline to the Qualifying round:

14 March 2018

15 February 2018 for Early Birds (50% off from the 200€ application fee if passing throug the qualification)



Information on the qualification to the live competition will be given by 15 April 2018.

Qualified competitiors pay their travel and accomodation costs for their own.

Those accepted to the Preliminary round may apply to the master class held by Éva Marton following the competition (17–18 September 2018). More information will be provided to qualifying candidates.