1) The competition dedicated to Maria Labia, is open to singers of all nationality with NO AGE LIMIT.

The video and all documents must be sent only by e-mail no later then by midnight on October 2th 2021 to the following e-mail address:
specifying: “Labia Prize 2022”

The competition has an ELIMINATORY and FINAL round.
The ELIMINATORY round, starts on July 7th 2021 and ends on October 2th 2021 and consists on the examination of video and CV.
The FINAL will take place in Malcesine on October 9th. 2021
Repertoir: There is no limit in the choice of the repertoire except that the piece must be originally intended to be performed without the use of amplification or the accompaniment of electronic devices and/or instruments.
Only written music is allowed, NO improvisation (except for cadenzas, ornaments and basso continuo)
Video details: the videos aim is to illustrate to the jury the candidate’s skills and technique and will be analyzed together with the CV’s in order to have the most accurate opinion on candidate’s abilities;
For the eliminatory phase the candidates must attach links to one video of a performance from any historical period;
For the Final phase the candidates have to play another two pieces different form the one sent before.
Video must have the following features:
Video has to be from 2 to 15 minutes;
Videos must be played in streaming mode (videos don’t have to be downloaded);
Videos can be private or public as long as they can be seen by the entire jury without any restrictions and recorded also with a smartphone;
No specific streaming platform is required, any of the most common are permitted (for example Youtube, Vimeo, Dailymotion, Youku etc.) however the video should be played by an ordinary computer running a Windows or a Mac system.

Participation in the competition is subject to the payment – by bank transfer- of a registration fee (non refundable) of € 75,00.

The documents to apply for the competition must be sent via e-mail within the terms indicated in the rule 2. They must included:
1 Application form in PDF or JPG format fully filled and signed. (Application can be downloaded in this website)
2 Copy of a valid identity document or passport in PDF or JPG format
3 Curriculum Vitae in PDF format
4 Proof of the payment of the application fee for the competition

The Jury will be chaired by Maestro Ida Maria Turri, and made up of renowed musicians and artistic directors at the international level.
The Jury’s decisions are final and unappealable. It reserves the right not to award the prize if none of the performance is considered worthy.

The three winners will receive:
1° awarded: $1000,00 money prize, opera or concert role and official Diploma
2° awarded: Opera or concert role and official Diploma
3° awarded: Opera or concert role and official Diploma
Concurrently with the publication of the results on the website, the singers admitted to the final round, will be notified by email within 2th October 2021

The winners agrees to the live performance recording (television, radio and audio) and to its posting on websites, without any extra cost to the Associazione I Solisti Laudensi and Iberclassica.
In accordance with article 13 of the GDPR 2016/679 (E.U. General Data Protection Regulation) we inform you that personal data provided by participants will be used solely for the purposes of the competition.

Participation in the “Labia Prize 2022” implies the unconditional acceptance by the participant of all the rules established by the competition announcement.

The organisation reserves the right to change due dates and regulations at any time by giving anyway communication on the website
In the event of claims or dispute the only legal valid document is the present notice of competition in english, composed of 10 rules. The Court of Verona will have exclusive competence.