Life is one
grand, sweet song;
so start the music.

R. Reagan

Festival Lyrique International du Brabant Wallon

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

Braine l'Alleud, Belgium

The Competition Rounds

For all the categories, 2 rounds will take place.
The program of each round may not exceed 15 minutes.
The award winners will be selected through two days (max 3) of live auditions.
The order of the first round will be known on April 12, at 9:30 am, after the draw of lots.
All the participants must be present on that moment.

Possibility to rehearse with the pianist that same day.

Attention: All the contestants must arrive 30 minutes before the beginning of the eliminatory proof.
  • The eliminatory round will take place on April 13: The candidate chooses 1 aria/oratorio at application.The jury selects the other(s) work(s).

  • - The final round will take place on April 14: pieces from the proposed program except those performed during the eliminatory round.
    * "Non professionals": 2 works
    * "Young Singers": 2 works
    * "Professionals": 3 works

  • The winner of each category will be announced after the final round.

    The competition will take place at the Académie de Musique de Braine l'Alleud, rue du Château, 49, 1420 Braine l'Alleud.
The voice competition committee is allowed to modify organization elements if the circumstances require it as well as to decide about an eventual cancellation of the competition.

All rounds of the competition may be recorded and videotaped for subsequent broadcast, video and audio recording use.
The applicants hereby grant the organizers the right to make use of their names, photography, voice and biographical materials as well as audio, video and DVD recordings on TV, radio and internet for promotional and commercial release.

The Award Ceremony

The Award Ceremony will take place on April 14, after the jury's deliberation.

The Winners' presence is obligatory to receive the Award of the competition.

The Winners will participate to the opening concert of MusicA Braine l'Alleud on Monday, April 15, at 7 pm.

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Kindly supported by

The town of Braine l'Alleud
Cultural Department