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COPENHAGEN LIED-DUO COMPETITION

This year's winners:
FRANCINE VIS - CHRISTIAN WESTERGAARD

Congratulations!

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A duo competition at the
Royal Danish Academy of Music

The competition is open to all voice categories and the repertoire is centered around the classic-romantic Lied as well as Danish song tradition.

The competition is founded by The Soloist Association of 1921 in collaboration with The Danish Song Society and The Royal Danish Academy of Music.

The competition is a duo competition, and voice and piano are judged as an artistic entity. The competition takes place at the Royal Danish Academy of Music October 23rd-25th 2015.

Please note that the preliminary rounds take place at Studio Hall, where admission is limited. Admission cards are issued at the Academy's entrance on Rosenørns Allé, as long as seats are available.

Participants - 2015

Albertsen-Dragsted
Eliminated
Cichocka-Liogka
Eliminated
Duus-Roland
2nd round / Eliminated
Grønfeldt-Chacaturian
2nd round / Eliminated
Hatlo-Hyldig
SECOND PRIZE
Held-Westergaard
SECOND PRIZE
Kampmann-Manavi
THIRD PRIZE + SPECIAL PRIZE
Osowska-Godzinski
Eliminated
Targo-Nokkert
2nd round / Eliminated
Zukule-Korolkova
2nd round / Eliminated
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RESULT

First Prize

VIS-WESTERGAARD

Second Prize

HELD-WESTERGAARD & HATLO-HYLDIG

Third Prize

KAMPMANN-MANAVI

Special Prize

KAMPMANN-MANAVI

Congratulations!

(The Fourth Prize is cancelled)

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Toke Lund Christiansen, chairman of the jury:

"The intention of the competition is to put focus on the Lied as an artform, to highlight its versatility and variety of expession.”

Programme

Friday October 23rd in The Studio Hall
  • 12 AM – 2.30 PM: First round
  • 4 PM – 6.30 PM: First round
  • 8 PM: Announcement of the result of the first round
Sunday October 25th in The Concert Hall
  • 3 – 3.50 PM: Final round
  • 4.15 – 5 PM: Final round
  • 5 – 5 PM: Carl Nielsen Kvintetten
  • 5.30 PM: Presentation of the prizes
Saturday October 24th in The Studio Hall
  • 12 AM – 2.30 PM: Second round
  • 4 – 6.30 PM: Second round
  • 7.30 PM: Announcement of the result of the second round
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Jury - 2015

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All competition prizes are donated by The Soloist Association of 1921

Prizes in 2015

First prize: DKK 50.000

Second prize: DKK 30.000

Third prize: DKK 20.000

Fourth prize: DKK 10.000

 

In addition a special prize is awarded for the best performance of a Lied in Danish: DKK 10.000

(One prize is for one duo).

Danish repertoire suggestions

Download the suggestions here.

Organizers:

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Competition rules

Overview

The competition takes place at the Royal Danish Academy of Music. In the first round every Lied-Duo will appear with a 20-minute program (repertory A). This round must include at least five minutes with a Lied in Danish.

In the second round, the semifinals, there is a maximum of eight performing duos, and the program (repertoire B) has for each Duo a length of 30 minutes. This round must also contain a minimum of five minutes with Danish language Lied.

In the final, it is expected that there are four participating duos, all of which will receive an award. The program here has a length of 20 minutes. This program may contain up to 10 minutes of music from the first round (repertory A) supplemented by an additional 10 minutes of new repertoire. And in the finale it is required a minimum of five minutes performance of a Lied in Danish.

All contest participants disclaims copyright to their action. Parts of the competition will therefore be transmitted on radio and television, posted on the web or added to (not commercial) recording.

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Rules I

Age Limit for each of the performers in the duo is on the first competition day 35 years. It costs no fee to enter the competition. The selected duos must be paid DKK 1.000 deposit within five days of the selection. An amount that will be refunded upon attendance when the competition starts.

A pre-jury will select the 12 duos from the submitted sound recordings thus qualify to enter the competition.

The pre-jury will also have the opportunity to select 3 duos who are invited to the competition - in the case of withdrawal from the preliminarily selected. 14 days before the start of the competition the selected Lied-Duos will decide their repertoire, however without necessarily divided into repertory A and B and the Finale program.

Rules II

The programme for the competition shall consist of 60 minutes of music of which at least 15 minutes must be in the Danish language. 12 duos perform in the first round: each duo with a programme of 20 minutes (repertoire A), of which at least 5 minutes must be in the Danish language.


8 duos perform in the second round: each duo with a programme of 30 minutes (repertoire B), of which at least 5 minutes must be in the Danish language.


4 duos perform in the final round: each duo with a programme of 20 minutes, of which at least 5 minutes must be in the Danish language. In this round 10 minutes of music can be from repertoire A.

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This year's poster

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

→ Contact

Project manager Maja Joss-Børch:

kontakt@2015.liedcompetition.dk

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