2019 City of Warrnambool Eisteddfod
Vocal Championship / Aria
24 May 2019 to 26 May 2019
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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To be read in conjunction with the CITY OF WARRNAMBOOL EISTEDDFOD REGISTRATION REQUIREMENTS/RULES  (see www.warrnambooleisteddfod.org.au)

SENIOR VOCAL/CITY OF WARRNAMBOOL ARIA      

  • Adjudicator:    Ms Margaret Dalglish   Email: maggiejd@bigpond.com

  • Accompanist: Ms Linda O'Brien.     m.0409 130 789   Email: lindaobrien.melbournepianist@gmail.com

      Competitors must select 2 sections plus the Heats of the Aria. You must pay for the three sections.

      Competitors must sing in two of 4 sections (001, 002, 003, 004) to be eligible for the Aria heats ( Section 005)

      All vocal music must be presented in good order to the accompanist TWO WEEKS or earlier to the performance. Manuscript copy will not be accepted

  • Competitors are required to introduce their arias and briefly describe their character.

  • All finalists must be available to sing in the Sunday 1 pm Aria Final at Christ Church. Henna Street Warrnambool. A competitor not available will be disqualified.

  • The Committee has the right to not accept late entries.

  • Six competitors will be selected to be finalists in the AriaCompetitors will be required to sing an operatic aria preceded by recitative (if any) of their choice, in the original key, from the standard repertoire of grand opera. In the final session each finalist will have two arias. One being the Aria presented during the selection process and another to be chosen by the adjudicator from a list of two other arias submitted by the competitor. After the announcement of the finalists, competitors entering this section must be prepared with at least THREE operatic arias.

  • Finalists must be available for an interview with the adjudicator at least one hour before the commencement of the final section.

  • A previous winner of City of Warrnambool Aria may not enter again for a period of three years after receiving the award.


ALL ENTRIES MUST BE RECEIVED BY 13/05/2019 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
001 Oratorio (Cantatas Accepted) Solo     Open

Session: 25/05/2019 9:45 AM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Prize Money + $90          2nd Prize Money + $40          3rd Prize Money + $30          
002 Art Song in Any Language (Except German) Solo     Open

Session: 25/05/2019 10:30 AM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Prize Money + $50          2nd Prize Money + $25          3rd Prize Money + $15          
003 Lieder Solo     Open

Session: 25/05/2019 11:30 AM    

Entries Closed
Entry: $10.001st Prize Money + $50          2nd Prize Money + $25          3rd Prize Money + $15          
004 Recital Championship Solo     Open

Session: 25/05/2019 2:20 PM    

Two contrasting songs, one of which must be sung in Italian or French, excluding Opera, Operetta and Oratorio. Songs Chosen to be of general entertainment value, presented as a unit of songs with a similar theme but contrasting styles.

Entries Closed
Entry: $20.001st Prize Money + $300          2nd Prize Money + $100          3rd Prize Money + $50          
006 City of Warrnambool Aria Solo     Open

Session: 26/05/2019 1:00 PM    

Competitors are required to introduce their Arias and briefly describe their character. Competitors will sing two Arias. Finalists must be available for an interview with the Adjudicator at least one hour before the Final. Registration: 11 am Aria Final: 1 pm Winner $2,000 .Encouragement Award of $500 & 4 runners up $200. Six competitors will be selected to be finalists in the City of Warrnambool Aria.

Entries Closed
Entry: $0.001st Prize Money + $3500          2nd Encouragement Award + $500          3rd Prize Money + $200          4th Prize Money + $200          5th Prize Money + $200          6th Prize Money + $200          
005 City of Warrnambool Aria - Heats Solo     Open

Session: 25/05/2019 2:20 PM    

Six competitors will be selected to be finalists in the City of Warrnambool Aria.

Entries Closed
Entry: $30.00EA