The 2017 Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation International Song Competition
Dates: The Competition itself will take place between Sunday 3 – Thursday 7 September 2017 inclusive. Selected singers will be expected to arrive in London no later than Saturday 2 September 2017 and leave on Friday 8 September 2017.
Venues: All Rounds of the Competition will be held at Wigmore Hall.
Rules and Repertoire: The full rules, requirements for entry and repertoire for the Competition will be announced on Friday 9 September 2016.
Applications: Registration is now open, and closes on Friday 24 March 2017.
The Members of the International Jury will include:
- John Gilhooly OBE Chairman
Director, Wigmore Hall
- Hugh Canning
Chief classical music critic of The Sunday Times
- Bernarda Fink
- Christian Gerhaher
- Soile Isokoski
- David Jackson
Artistic Director, BBC Cardiff Singer of the World
- Graham Johnson OBE
- François Le Roux
- Dame Felicity Lott
The Members of the Invitation Jury are:
- Richard Jackson
- Simon Lepper
- Joy Mammen
singing teacher, vocal coach