New York Lyric Competition

May 1st - Live or pre- recorded.


2021 International Vocal Competition

International & U.S. applicants may apply Over $5,000.00 in CASH PRIZES! All Finalists compete at CARNEGIE HALL & Semi-finalists compete at NATIONAL OPERA CENTER FOUR AGE CATEGORIES Junior High Division (10-14) High School Division (13-19) Division I (18-28) Division II (29-40) ____________________________________________________________________________________ Round I: Regional Finals LIVE REGIONAL COMPETITION AUDITIONS New York City, Boston, Chicago, Dallas, San Francisco, Miami, Jacksonville, Salt Lake City, & Greensboro *Walk-ins are welcome, time permitting.* AUDITIONS BY VIDEO RECORDING Although a live audition is preferred, applicant may audition by video recording if unavailable for a live audition. _____________________________________________________________________________________ Round II: National Semi-Finals *Open to Public this year. Tickets may be purchased online or at the door (if available). NEW YORK CITY Friday, April 30, 2021 Scorca Hall at National Opera Center Division I (5:00PM) Division II (7:30PM) Saturday, May 1, 2021 Scorca Hall at National Opera Center Junior High Division (12:15PM) High School Division (2:30PM) _____________________________________________________________________________________ Round III: National Finals (All Divisions) *Open to the Public. Tickets may be purchased online or at the door. NEW YORK CITY Saturday, May 1, 2021 Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall (8:00PM) _____________________________________________________________________________________ COMPETITION REPERTOIRE REQUIREMENTS Junior High Division: One piece only: aria, sacred, musical theatre or art song High School Division: One piece only: aria, sacred, musical theatre or art song Division I: Three pieces: arias or art songs in at least two contrasting languages Division II: 5 arias in at least three contrasting languages _____________________________________________________________________________________ PRIZES Junior High & High School Divisions Semi-Finalists compete at the Scorca Hall at National Opera Center. Those who advance to the Finals compete at Carnegie Hall. In addition, 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place Winners will be invited to perform in NY Lyric's Opera Gala at Carnegie Hall in November 2021. Division I & II Semi-Finalists compete at the Scorca Hall at National Opera Center. Those who advance to the Finals compete at Carnegie Hall. In addition, 1st, 2nd, & 3rd Place Winners will be invited to perform in NY Lyric's Opera Gala at Carnegie Hall in November 2021. Cash Prizes for Division I: 1st Prize: $1,000.00, 2nd Prize: $500.00, 3rd Prize: $250.00 Cash Prizes for Division II: 1st Prize: $2,000.00, 2nd Prize: $1,000.00, 3rd Prize: $500.00