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. Čaikovskij P. Evgenij Onegin
  4. Čaikovskij P. Pikovaja dama
  5. Donizetti G. Don Pasquale
  6. Donizetti G. L'elisir d'amore
  7. Donizetti G. Lucia di Lammermoor
  8. Gounod Ch. Faust
  9. Gluck Ch. Orfeo ed Euridice
  10. Leoncavallo R.  Pagliacci
  11. Massenet J. Manon
  12. Massenet J. Werther
  13. Mozart W.A. Don Giovanni
  14. Mozart W.A. Die Zauberflöte
  15. Mozart W.A. Le nozze di Figaro
  16. Offenbach J. Les contes d'Hoffmann
  17. Ponchielli A. La Gioconda
  18. Ponchielli A. I Lituani 
  19. Puccini G. Gianni Schicchi
  20. Puccini G. La Boheme
  21. Puccini G. Madama Butterfly
  22. Puccini G. Tosca
  23. Puccini G. Turandot
  24. Rossini G. Il barbiere di Siviglia
  25. Verdi G. Aida
  26. Verdi G. Don Carlos
  27. Verdi G. Ernani
  28. Verdi G. Il trovatore
  29. Verdi G. La forza del destino
  30. Verdi G. La traviata
  31. Verdi G. Macbeth
  32. Verdi G. Nabucco
  33. Verdi G. Otello
  34. Verdi G. Rigoletto
  35. Verdi G. Un ballo in maschera
  36. Wagner R. Der fliegende Holländer
  37. Wagner R. Die Walküre
  38. Wagner R. Lohengrin
  39. 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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