Competition 2023

5th International Haydn Competition for Classical Lied and Aria
May 26 – 28, 2023, ROHRAU (Lower Austria)

Ladies and Gentlemen! Dear Singers and Artists!
From May 26th to 28th, 2023 Haydnregion Niederösterreich invites young artists to join the International Haydn Competition for Classical Lied and Aria. For the fifth time already, singers are asked to present their talents to an international Jury in the birthplace of Joseph and Michael Haydn in Rohrau, Austria. The competition is aimed at young singers worldwide with particular talents and training in the areas of Lied and opera and focuses on the era of Wiener Klassik (Vienna Classical era). Further information on the competition as well as the the online application are available for download.

1st Prize (Prize of the state of Lower Austria)
€ 8.000.-
Jakob Hoffmann | Baritone (DE, 1995)
2nd Prize (Prize of the Haydnregion Niederösterreich society)
€ 4.000.-
Alexandra Flood | Soprano (AUS, 1990)
3rd Prize (Prize of the Rohrau Community)
€ 2.000.-
Isabel Weller | Soprano (DE, 1994)
Prize for the Best Lied Interpretation
€ 1.500.-
Jakob Hoffmann | Baritone (DE, 1995)
Prize for the Best Aria Interpretation
€ 1.500.-
Isabel Weller | Soprano (DE, 1994)
Audience Prize offered by Alfred Dorfer
€ 2.000.-
Florentine Schumacher | Soprano (DE, 1994)
Joanna & Gene Farber-Young Talent Prize
€ 500.-
Heidi Baumgartner | Soprano (AUT, 1998)
Prize of the Bühne Baden
Engagement on stage
Jakob Hoffmann | Baritone (DE, 1995)


Univ. KSin Angelika Kirchschlager, Head of Jury
Thomas Böckstiegel, Theater Heidelberg – Artistic Director
Samantha Farber, Sonoartists – Managing Director, Vienna
Franziska M. Kaiser, Opera Consultant & design. Casting Director Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden
Prof. Dr. Michael Lakner, Bühne Baden – Artistic Director
Dominik Licht, Osterfestspiele Salzburg/Danish Royal Opera Copenhagen – Casting Consultant
Dr. Michael Linsbauer, Haydnregion Niederösterreich – Artistic Director
Daniela Spering, Orfeo Artist Management – Managing Director, Cologne

Photos 2023

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