The 39th annual Lyndon Woodside Oratorio-Solo Competition
Application deadline February 1, 2016 by recording
Semifinals April 2, 2016, New York City
Finals Concert April 9, 2016 in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall.
Competition details and application: www.solocomp.org
In 1977 the Oratorio Society of New York inaugurated an annual Solo Competition designed to encourage the art of oratorio singing and to give talented young singers an opportunity to advance their careers. The Competition has become international in scope and well-known in the music world and is the only major competition to focus exclusively on oratorio singing.
$21,000 in cash prizes awarded
Age Limit 40 years – must be born after Jan. 1, 1976. Open to all singers who have not made an oratorio debut in a major hall in NYC, ie: Carnegie Hall or Avery Fisher Hall.
Ms. Janet Plucknett, Competition Chairman
Oratorio Society of New York
1440 Broadway 23rd floor
New York, NY 10018