The Lyndon Woodside Oratorio-Solo Competition
Application deadline February 1, 2020. Fee $30.
Late applications by February 15, 2020. Fee $50.
Semifinals April 4, 2020, NYC
Finals Concert 4/18/20 in Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall.
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.
$22,000 in cash prizes.
Age Limit 40 years – must be born after Jan. 1, 1980.
Open to singers who are early in their oratorio career.