Next Festival Dates: 13 - 22 June 2024

The Northern Aldborough Festival is delighted to launch the second instalment of a major new competition for singers, The New Voices Singing Competition.

With a prize fund of £7000 and a distinguished judging panel, the Competition is open to soloists, duos or even ensembles of up to 8 participants, providing the principal focus of the group is singing and all participants are UK nationals or residents.  Financial support of £100 is available to all semi-finalist entrants (one award of £100 for each semi-final entry).

THE PANEL
Sir John Tomlinson CBE (Bass & President of the Royal Northern College of Music)
Sholto Kynoch FRAM (Founder & Artistic Director of the Oxford Lieder Festival)
Edward Gardner OBE (Principal Conductor of the London Philharmonic Orchestra, Chief Conductor of the Bergen Philharmonic)
Robert Ogden (Festival Director of the Northern Aldborough Festival)
Sir Andrew Lawson-Tancred (Panel Chair and Chairman of the Northern Aldborough Festival)

THE PRIZES
1st Prize – The Seastock Trust Prize: £5000 Cash Award & Recital at Northern Aldborough Festival 2025
2nd Prize – The Yorkshire Music Future Fund Prize: £1500 Cash Award
The Audience Prize – £500 Cash Award

KEY DATES
Application Deadline: Friday 19th April 2024
Successful Applicants Notified: Week commencing Monday 29th April 2024
Semi-Finals in Aldborough: Monday 17th June 2024
Grand Final and Closing Party in Aldborough: Tuesday 18th June 2024

HOW TO APPLY
Please click [HERE] to view the Poster.
Please click [HERE] to download the Rules and Application Form.

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