The Kathleen Ferrier Award Competition 2020
Applications are now invited for the 2020 Kathleen Ferrier Awards.
The Competition is open to singers of any nationality who, on or before 3 February 2020, have completed at least one year of a continuous higher education course in music at a recognised conservatoire or music school in the UK or Eire or who have completed the equivalent year of continuous study in the UK or Eire with a recognised vocal coach; they must also be currently resident in the UK or Eire. All singers must be 28 or under on 24 April 2020.
As well as a first prize of £12,500 and a second prize of £6,000, there is the Ferrier Loveday Song Prize of £5,000 and Help Musicians UK Accompanists Prize of £5,000.
The 2020 Competition will start with preliminary auditions held between 16 to 23 March at the Henry Wood Hall, London SE1 4HU, followed by the Semi-final on the 21 April and Final on the 24 April, with both these events taking place before a public audience at Wigmore Hall, London W1U 2BP. Tickets will be on sale directly from the Wigmore Hall Box Office.
The deadline for 2020 competition applications:
Singers – 3 February 2020
Accompanists – 2 March 2020
Rules and Repertoire requirements may be downloaded from here
Singer’s Application Form may be downloaded from here
Accompanist’s Application Form may be downloaded from here