2022 Wigmore Hall/Bollinger International Song Competition

2021 song competition maroonWe are delighted to announce new dates in September 2022 for the Wigmore Hall/Bollinger International Song Competition, postponed from September 2021.

Dates: The Competition itself will take place between Saturday 3 – Wednesday 7 September 2022 inclusive. Selected singers and pianists will be expected to arrive in London no later than Friday 2 September 2022 and leave on Thursday 8 September 2022.

Venues: the Preliminary Round will be held at Wigmore Hall on Saturday 3 and Sunday 4 September, the Semi-Finals and Final at Wigmore Hall on Monday 5 and Wednesday 7 September respectively.

Rules, Repertoire and Application process: Please download PDFs of the Rules, Repertoire and Application Process and the Recording Certification below:

Please visit here to access the online application form.


Applications open on October 25 2021 and close on April 28 2022.


The Members of the Competition Jury will include:
John Gilhooly – Chairman
Roberta Alexander
Olaf Baer
Hugh Canning
Bernarda Fink
David Jackson
Graham Johnson OBE
Dame Felicity Lott
Claron McFadden
Asadour Santourian

Members of the Selection Jury will be announced in due course.


Specific enquiries should be directed to the General Manager, Wigmore Hall/Bollinger International Song Competition by email to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.