The Neemrana Voice Competition 2018

The Neemrana Voice Competition has been  held on the 27th of April in New Delhi, India at the Ashkara Theater.

Competition was open to all.

JURY
Patricia Rosario (President)
Sunit Tandon
Cynthia Lucile Smith
Nikhil Sardana
Sunanda Rao-Erdem

4 prizes were offered:
3 monetary prizes
2 Godrej Talent in India Tanisha Herbert & Farah Ghadiali
& Godrej Budding Talent in India Lijo K Jose

2 Scholarships – Studying music in France
Sharmishtha Samal
Renie Mathew

The competition was supported by French Institute in India / French Embassy in India / Godrej Properties / Furtados Music / Accor Hôtels – IBIS / Pernod-Ricard


Details about the Competition
REGISTRATION UNTIL 15th of APRIL (EXTENDED 20th of APRIL)

Registration form

First step : Selection through a video

Participation fee to access the SECOND STEP : 2 000 INR

Second step : audition on the 27th April AFTERNOON
Third step : public performance on the 27th April EVENING

Two songs have to be prepared – one free song (from the classical repertoire) and one from the following:

Soprano – 1
Aria of the Fairy
Cendrillon by Pauline Viardot

Soprano – 2
Rowan’s Aria 
The Little Sweep by Benjamin Britten

Soprano or Mezzo below 25 years of age
Juliet’s Aria
The Little Sweep by Benjamin Britten

Mezzo (Either of the two)
Option – 1
Option – 2
La República del Amore by Vincente Lleo

Tenor
Aria of the Prince
Cendrillon by Pauline Viardot

Baritone
Aria of the Baron
Cendrillon by Pauline Viardot

The Neemrana Music Foundation is specialized in staged operas, hence the participants will be expected to interpret the arias, including movements if applicable. Songs have to be sung by heart, and a clear copy of the score must be provided for the pianist.

The competition is supported by French Institute in India / French Embassy in India / Godrej Properties / Furtados Music / Accor Hôtels – IBIS