The notes I handle no better than many pianists.
but the pauses between the notes -
ah, that is where the art resides!

A. Schnabel










Festival Lyrique International du Brabant Wallon

XI° Concours Lyrique International "Bell'Arte"
Discovering New Talents
April 12-14, 2019

Braine l'Alleud, Belgium



Programme (can not exceed 15 min per round)

  • Category "Non Professional":
    1 Oratorio and 1 Opera Aria, or 2 Opera Arias
    1 Lied or Art Song

  • Category "Young Singers":
    1 Oratorio and 1 Opera Aria or 2 Opera Arias
    2 Lieder or Art Songs in 2 different languages and of 2 different periods

  • Category "Professional":
    4 Opera Arias or 1 Oratorio and 3 Opera Arias
    2 Lieder or Art Songs in 2 different languages and of 2 different periods
    Minimum 3 different languages in total


    All works must be performed by memory and in the original language. Score can be used for the Oratorio.
    Tone transpositions are not allowed for the Opera Aria



Lee Yun Hee - Li Hong Yan - Lim Bong Suk. Winners of the competition 2009




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Kindly supported by

The town of Braine l'Alleud
& Cultural Department