2020 City of Warrnambool Eisteddfod
Vocal Championship / Aria
23 May 2020 to 24 May 2020
(To be confirmed after receipt of Entries and Programming has been finalised)
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THE 2020 CITY OF WARRNAMBOOL EISTEDDFOD HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO THE SITUATION SURROUNDING THE CORONAVIRUS.

WE LOOK FORWARD TO SEEING YOU IN 2021!


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

      Competitors must select 2 sections plus every competitor MUST enter and pay for the Heats of the Aria. You must pay for the three (3) sections.

      Competitors must sing in two of 4 sections (001, 002, 003, 004) to be eligible for the Aria heats (Section 005). You must pay for the three (3) sections.

      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 1:30 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.

  • Up to Six (6) 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 11/05/2020 11:59:00 PM (AEST)
001 Oratorio (Cantatas Accepted) Solo     Open

Registration - 10:10am Starting time - 10:20am

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

Registration - 10:50am Starting time - 11am

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

Registration - 11:40am Starting time - 11:45am

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

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. Registration - 2pm Starting time - 2:15pm

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

Six competitors will be selected to be finalists in the City of Warrnambool Aria. Registration - 6pm Starting time - 6:30pm Section heat for Aria - All Competitors MUST pay for this section to enter the Aria.

Entries Closed
Entry: $30.00EA Performance Crit Only          
006 City of Warrnambool Aria Solo     Open

Six competitors will be selected to be finalists in the City of Warrnambool Aria. 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: 1:30 pm

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