Gateway to an International Career
for Australian Opera Singers
invites applications for the twelfth German-Australian
Opera Grant sponsored by the German-Australian
Community and Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden.
Up to twelve
with stage experience will be selected for the
on Fri, 22 November 2013
will then be chosen
to perform at the
on Sat, 23 November 2013
Deakin Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne
The German-Australian Opera Grant
The winner will be granted a twelve months employment contract (mid August 2014 until July 2015) with the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden in Germany plus one month German tuition at the Goethe Institut in Berlin (July 2014) and one month work experience (June 2014) for an insight into procedures prior to the official start at the opera house.
An adequate amount of money will ensure that living costs are covered. The grant will be given to an outstanding emerging Australian opera singer in the early stage of his/her professional life with operatic stage experience capable of meeting the high quality standards of this major German opera house.
The value of this grant (including costs occurring in Australia) is approximately $65,000 including a return airfare to Wiesbaden and a $4000 cash prize.
Applications close 30 August
study the Rules
and Regulations. You will find a printer
friendly PDF version of the Rules
and Regulations and Application
Form through the buttons on the left.
Entries and repertoire sent by fax or e-mail only will not be accepted. However we would appreciate your short expression of interest via e-mail before receiving your full application. This will enable an efficient processing of all applications. Please email to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Become a Sponsor or Benefactor:
More Than Opera Ltd is looking for additional support. Whilst the current grantee is already covered through generous donations we are now attempting to attract donations and sponsoring to finance the grant from June 2014 and further years.
Donations to "More Than Opera Ltd - Gift Fund" are tax deductible.