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HANDEL SINGING COMPETITION 2017

We are pleased to announce the results of the competition, after the Final in St George's, Hanover Square on Tuesday 4 April.

Congratulations to everyone who took part. The standard was incredibly high with some amazing performances. All of the Finalists are guaranteed a recital in the 2018 Festival and the opportunity to take part in the Finalists Showcase concert.

First Prize: REGINA ETZ PRIZE
MARCJANNA MYRLAK mezzo-soprano

Second Prize: IN MEMORY OF JANET BOLUS
ARIANNA VENDITTELLI soprano

Audience Prize: MICHAEL NORMINGTON PRIZE
JUNGKWON JANG countertenor

Finalists Prizes: THE SELMA D AND LEON FISHBACH MEMORIAL AWARDS
JUNGKWON JANG countertenor
HÉLOÏSE MAS mezzo-soprano
MAX RIEBL countertenor

The Handel Singing Competition (HSC) has been held annually since 2002 with Ian Partridge and James Bowman as the first adjudicators. The HSC has since grown and there are now over 140 applications each year.

The Competition comprises a First Round at Craxton Studios (although it is possible to send in sound files at this stage if you are living abroad), followed by a live Semi-Final of approximately 12-15 singers, which is open to the public at Grosvenor Chapel. The live Final is held at St George's, Hanover Square and the finalists are accompanied by the London Handel Orchestra, conducted by Laurence Cummings.

Past finalists include Ruby Hughes, Iestyn Davies, Lucy Crowe, Tim Mead and Rupert Charlesworth.

ADJUDICATORS
Ian Partridge
Catherine Denley
Michael George
Iestyn Davies (final only)
John Mark Ainsley (final only)

PRIZES
First Prize: REGINA ETZ PRIZE £5000
Second Prize: IN MEMORY OF JANET BOLUS £2000
Audience Prize: MICHAEL NORMINGTON PRIZE £300
Finalist Prizes: THE SELMA D AND LEON FISHBACH MEMORIAL AWARDS £300

AGE LIMIT
23 to 34 years old as of 1 February 2017 i.e. you must be at least 23 years old and no older than 34 on this date.

DEADLINE FOR ENTRY
Friday 6 January 2017
6pm (UK Time)

All applications must be made via the online form.

FEE
There is an administrative charge of £40 for entering the competition. 

London Handel Festival

London Handel Society
PO Box 79,
Ilminster,
TA19 9WP

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