Competition – conditions

2021 Sacred Music International Competition – 16th edition

From 15 July 2021 to 18 September 2021

ROME Church of S. Maria dei Miracoli (Piazza del Popolo) and Basilica SS. Apostles

Deadline for registration

Eliminatory: 15 July 2021

Registration fee: TOTAL 70 €

20.00 € to participate in the Qualifying round online

Semi-final registration deadline 20 august (see article 5 of the contest rules) € 70.00

Age limit: 37

Preliminary round: within 15 July 2021 by sending a video

Semi-finals 15 – 17 September 2021

Final – Gala Concert 18 September 2021

Preliminary registration deadline 15 July 2021

Semi-final registration deadline 20 August 2021

Scholarships for a total of € 10,000.00 offered by the partners of the European project “Let’s Sing Oratorio Music”, free workshops, Cups, reimbursement of travel and accommodation expenses for all activities and shows.

The 2021 edition is dedicated to the selection of the double solo cast for the staging of the show “A Promised Land” based on arias and choruses taken by Handel’s oratories, mainly from “Messiah” and “Israel in Egypt” which will be realized in 2022 in Italy, the Czech Republic, Romania and Greece

The prize roles of the 2021 International Sacred Music Competition are:

  • 2 Sopranos or Sopranists
  • 2 Mezzosopranos, Altos or Countertenors
  • 2 Tenors
  • 2 Baritones or Bass-Baritone or Bass


Tel: +39 3474775173



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