The results of the Competition are decided by the International Jury consisting of the world famous musicians and opera people.
The President of the Jury is Elena Obraztsova.
The Jury has the right to decide on shortening the programme or interrupting the performance if all its members agrees.


Round 1
a) Aria from the opera by Verdi
b) Romance by Tchaikovsky
c) German Lied (by Schubert, Schumann, Brahms, Wolf, Mahler, R. Strauss)

Round 2
a) Aria from the opera by Bellini, Donizetti, Rossini
b) Romance by a French composer
c) Romance by Rakhmaninov
d) A vocal composition by a XX century composer

Round 3
a) Aria from an opera by a XIX composer
b) Opera aria of the contestant's choice

All compositions should be performed in the original language, original key and by memory. Each composition must be performed in one round only.