For the competition participants must prepare 6 arias of the main Opera characters, all arias are performed in the original language.

I and II Rounds:

  • In the I round, it is obligatory to perform two arias by composers from different countries. 
  • In the II round, it is obligatory to perform two arias of your own choice.

Participants can choose the program for the I and II rounds from the recommended composers list:

Daniel Auber • Béla Bartók • Ludwig van Beethoven • Vincenzo Bellini • Alban Berg • Georges Bizet • Hector Berlioz;

• Leonard Bernstein • Arrigo Boito • Alexander Borodin • Benjamin Britten • Alfredo Catalani • Gustave Charpentier • Luigi Cherubini • Francesco Cilea • Domenico Cimarosa • Gaetano Donizetti • Léo Delibes • Balys Dvarionas•Antonín Dvořák;

• Friedrich von Flotow • George Gershwin • Umberto Giordano • Mikhail Glinka • Christoph Willibald Gluck • Charles Gounod • George Frideric Händel • Fromental Halévy • Leoš Janáček • Vytautas Klova • Erich Wolfgang Korngold;

• Bronius Kutavičius • Ruggero Leoncavallo • Pietro Mascagni;

• Jules Massenet • Saverio Mercadante • Gian Carlo Menotti • Giacomo Meyerbeer • Stanisław Moniuszko;

• Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart • Modest Mussorgsky • Otto Nicolai • Jacques Offenbach • Amilcare Ponchielli • Francis Poulenc • Giacomo Puccini • Henry Purcell • Sergei Rachmaninov • Maurice Ravel • Nikolai Rimsky-Korsakov • Gioachino Rossini;

• Camille Saint-Saëns • Bedřich Smetana • Richard Strauss • Igor Stravinsky • Ambroise Thomas • Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky • Giuseppe Verdi • Richard Wagner • Carl Maria von Weber • Riccardo Zandonai.


Each participant must prepare 2 arias from Operas for the Final selecting them from the list below:

  1. Bellini V. Norma
  2. Bizet G. Carmen
  3. Donizetti G. Don Pasquale
  4. Donizetti G. L'elisir d'amore
  5. Donizetti G. Lucia di Lammermoor
  6. Gounod Ch. Faust
  7. Gluck Ch. Orfeo ed Euridice
  8. Leoncavallo R.  Pagliacci
  9. Massenet J. Manon
  10. Massenet J. Werther
  11. Mozart W.A. Don Giovanni
  12. Mozart W.A. Die Zauberflöte
  13. Mozart W.A. Le nozze di Figaro
  14. Offenbach J. Les contes d'Hoffmann
  15. Ponchielli A. La Gioconda
  16. Ponchielli A. I Lituani 
  17. Puccini G. Gianni Schicchi
  18. Puccini G. La Boheme
  19. Puccini G. Madama Butterfly
  20. Puccini G. Tosca
  21. Puccini G. Turandot
  22. Rossini G. Il barbiere di Siviglia
  23. Verdi G. Aida
  24. Verdi G. Don Carlos
  25. Verdi G. Ernani
  26. Verdi G. Il trovatore
  27. Verdi G. La forza del destino
  28. Verdi G. La traviata
  29. Verdi G. Macbeth
  30. Verdi G. Nabucco
  31. Verdi G. Otello
  32. Verdi G. Rigoletto
  33. Verdi G. Un ballo in maschera
  34. Wagner R. Der fliegende Holländer
  35. Wagner R. Die Walküre
  36. Wagner R. Lohengrin
  37. Wagner R. Tannhäuser



  • The program must be performed in the original language, by memory, in original tonalities. All arias are performed with their original recitatives and cabalettas. 

  • During the Online registration, participants submit the program of each round and the sequence of performance.

  • Arias can not be repeated in other rounds.

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