Ith International Giulio Perotti Singing Competition Rules and Regulations
Ueckermünde 5th - 11th February 2011

Music students of every nationality can take part in the 1st International Giulio Perotti Singing Competition, all singers born between 1 January 1986 and the 31 December 1995 (GROUP A), but also students of solo singing class at the Music Academies of all nationalities (GROUP B) regardless of age. It excludes, however, the share of singers who have completed their studies and work in the profession.

The contest is devided as follow:

Group A
AG I Birth date between 1 January 1994 and 31 December 1995,
AG II Birth date between 1 January 1991 and 31 December 1993,
AG III Birth date between 1 January 1986 and 31 December 1990.

Group B
I students at the undergraduate level (Bachelor),
II students in the Masters.

The competition will be carried out in 3 rounds:

Selections (with piano accompaniment, max. 10 Min.):

1. Aria from Baroque or Classical period,
2. Song chosen from a composer that comes from the country of the applicant (Art song),
3. Free choice (Song or Aria).

Semi Final (with piano accompaniment, max. 12 Min.):

1. Song from a German composer (different from the previous round),
2. Aria from a Mass, Cantata or Oratorio (different from the previous round),
3. Aria (different from the previous round).

Final (with Orchestra):

1. Set Aria from a list provided by the orchestra.

The order of the performances in each round can be chosen by the candidate.

The participant in every age group will be in alphabetical order depending on the starting letter which will be chosen by means of a draw at the opening concert. The order of performances counts for all participants.

All pieces should be performed in the original language.

For each individual voice range Arias should be performed in their original key.

Songs may be transposed.

All pieces should be performed from memory.

Pieces cannot be performed more than once.

Changes in programme are not allowed.

Specific appointments can not be catered for.

The application form must be handed in by 31. December 2010.

The application fee of 30,00 € must be handed in at the latest by 31. December 2010.
Transfers to be made to the following account:

Stadt Ueckermünde
Sparkasse Uecker - Randow
BLZ: 15050400
Account-Nr.: 321 0000 106
(IBAN): DE90 1505 0400 3210 0001 06
Verwendungszweck: „Singing Competition-Perotti“
„Name, place of living“.

The full name of the applicant must be written in block capitals. Proof of payment receipt should be given to the office of the competition at arrival.

If a participant withdraws from the competition all documents handed in will not be returned and no refund will be given.

All participants are entitled to bring their own accompanist (this must be stated on the application form). Candidates can request an accompanist free of charge from the organisation committee for rehearsals and performances in the 1 and 2 rounds .

Should an accompanist be requested, all music must be submitted by the 31. December 2010.

Rehearsal facilities (including piano) are available.

Please be aware for all rounds of the competition participants must adhere to a dress code (Eveningwear)!

All award winners are obliged to perform 2-3 concerts unpaid after the competition is over.

The organisers are entitled to make acoustic and visual recordings in all phases of the competition for advertising purposes. The participant is not entitled to additional payment raised therewith.

The participant is responsible for all costs regarding travel and accommodation etc. A discretionary cost allowance may be applied for in special circumstances.

The participant is responsible for all costs incurred for their own accompanist.

The marks in all rounds of the competition are made public. Entrance to the public is free.

The rehearsals and warm ups are located at the Kreismusikschule Uecker-Randow (Apfelallee 2). The 1 and 2 rounds are located in the assembely hall of the regional school Regionale Schule (Ueckerstrasse 59). The final will take place in the St. Marienkirche (Ueckerstrasse) in Ueckermünde.

All questions should be addressed to:

1st International Giulio Perotti Singing Competition
Am Rathaus 3
17373 Ueckermünde
E-Mail: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
Dr. Sylwia Burnicka – Kalischewski
Tel. 0049 39771 185500
(Information in German, Polish, Russian and English Language)

Kreismusikschule Uecker – Randow
Tel. 0049 39771 23151
(Information in German Language)