マダム・バタフライ国際コンクールin長崎

オペラ「マダム・バタフライ」

JAPANESE

Madama Butterfly International Competition in Nagasaki

The 5th Madama Butterfly International Competition in Nagasaki

The Aim

The Project, NAGASAKI OPERA PLAN 21, is to succeed “Madama Butterfly International Competition in Nagasaki” founded in 2004, recognizes promising international young artists for opera music, supports them by providing monetary award and chance of outstanding performances with domestic musicians for audiences to nurture music culture of Nagasaki, and concretizes the status of civilization and creativity of Nagasaki.

 

 

Dates

December 15 (Tue) , 2015 Application website and mailbox open
May 16 (Mon) , 2016 All applications must arrive or be made by this date
July 2(Thu), 3(Fri), 2016 Preliminary round (review of recordings and judgment)
In the middle of July Notification of applicants selected for the semifinal round
November 22 (Tue), 2016 Orientation for the semifinal round participants
November 23 (Wed, holiday), 2016 Official practice day (practice with a piano accompanist)
November 24 (Thu), 2016 Semifinal round (with piano accompaniment)
November 25 (Fri), 2016 Final round (with piano accompaniment)
November 26 (Sat), 2016 Prize winners’ performance

 

 

Venues

◆ Competition Nagasaki Brick Hall 2-38 Morimachi, Nagasaki City, Japan
◆ Prize winners’ Performance Nagasaki Glover Garden 8-1 Minami Yamate-machi, Nagasaki City, Japan

 

 

Members of the Jury

◆ Jury Chairperson Yoshinobu Kuribayashi (Japan, Baritone)
◆ Jury Members Yasuko Hayashi (Japan, Soprano)
Futoru Katsube (Japan, Baritone)
Miwako Matsumoto (Japan, Soprano)
Kazuko Nagai (Japan ,Mezzo Soprano)
Sai Yanguang (China, Coloratura Soprano)
Son-Hak Shim (Korea, Tenor)

 

 

Eligibility and Requirements

◆ Ages Applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 39 years old on the date of the semifinal round, November 24, 2015.
Thus, applicants born on or after November 25,1976, and on or before November 24,1998 are eligible.
◆ Voice type Soprano, Mezzo Soprano, Tenor or Baritone.
※ Note: Mezzo Soprano is added at this competition.

 

 

Application Fee

The application fee must be paid by participants who have reached the semifinal round, by August 31 (Wed) , 2016.

◆The application fee ¥20,000    (Japanese yen)
Bank transfer fees shall be borne by the participants.

 

 

Adjudication

◆Pieces for audition should be in the original key (the prelude, interlude and code may be abridged) List of Set Pieces

 

Preliminary round (review of audio recordings) *Play 2 pieces

We will review the recordings submitted and notify all participants of the results by the end of June, 2016.

<Soprano>

1.Un bel di, vedremo (begin with “Egli,col cuore grosso, per celarmi la pena…”

2.Choose a piece from the given list.

<Mezzo soprano>

Choose two pieces from the given list.

<Tenor>

1.Addio, fiorito asil

2.Choose a piece from the given list.

<Baritone>

Choose two pieces from the given list.

 

Semifinal round (stage audition) *Play 2 pieces within 10 minutes. (with piano accompaniment)

<Soprano>

1.Un bel di, vedremo (begin with “Piangi? perchè? perché?”)

2.Any aria not in the given list

<Mezzo soprano>

1.Please choose a piece from the given list.

2.Any aria not in the given list

<Tenor>

1.Addio, fiorito asil

2.Any aria not in the given list

<Baritone>

1.Please choose a piece from the given list.

2.Any aria not in the given list

 

Final round (stage audition) *Play 3 pieces. (with piano accompaniment)

<Soprano>

Required piece : Un bel di, vedremo (begin with “Piangi? perchè? perché?”)

Final round elective : Choose one of the following two pieces:

“Che tua madre dovrà prenderti in braccio” from  Madama butterfly

“Tu? tu? Piccolo Iddio!” from  Madama butterfly

Elective : One aria from the given list

<Mezzo soprano>

Elective : Choose three pieces from the given list

<Tenor>

Required piece : Addio, fiorito asil

Elective : Choose two pieces from the given list

<Baritone>

Elective : Choose three pieces from the given list

 

 

Prizewinners’ Performance

The top three prize winners shall perform at the Prizewinners’ Performance.

Winners will not receive any payment for their performance.

◆Date       November 26, 2016 (Sat)

◆Venue     Nagasaki Glover Garden

 

 

Accompanist

Official piano accompanists will be available for all partipants at the final round and the simifinal round wtihout fee.

Applicants are allowed to use their own accompanist, only for the semifinal round, at their own expense and responsibilty including visa procedures.

 

 

Prizes

The prizes awarded are 1st , 2nd and 3rd prizes, and all finalists will be awarded a certificate.

1st prize 1,000,000 yen  accompanied by a certificate and a trophy.
2nd prize 500,000 yen  accompanied by a certificate and a trophy.
3rd prize 300,000 yen  accompanied by a certificate and a trophy.

Other finalists will be also awarded a certificate, plaque and prize money.

*All the award money includes Japanese tax.

*If multiple finalists win the same prize, the prize money shall be divided by the number of awardees.

 

 

Other Instructions

・ Please be sure to fill in the title of the piece on your application form. You may not change your choice after you have submitted your application.

・ Shortening or interruption of the performance during the semifinal round may happen according the jury chairperson’s discretion, in case the participant exceeds the limit or at any time before that.

・The jury chair person may also ask the participant to omit the prelude and/or the interlude.

・ Musician’s turn will be determined by lot.

・The results of semifinal and final rounds will be announced, at the same venue.

・If you require a letter of guarantee in order to obtain a visa, please apply to our secretariat.

・Please contact our secretariat immediately if there is any change in your personal details (current address etc.)

・If you cannot attend the competition, please contact our secretariat immediately.

・Applicants should be aware that they are responsible for all expenses incurred during their attendance of the competition.

・The organizers exempt themselves from any responsibility for any physical, material or mental injury or damage incurred by participants during the competition.

・All rights to sell and distribute created production using audio, video and photograph taken during the competition rest with the organizer.

・The organizers has the right to add or change the regulations when needed in order to guarantee that the competition runs smoothly.

・Participants are advised that, in the event of any problem arising that is not dealt with in the application guidelines, they are obliged to follow directions issued by the organizers.

・Any lawsuits dealing with complaints against the regulations or management of the competition will be dealt with by the legal system of Japan.

 

 

Further Information and Inquiries

Please direct any inquiries to

The Executive Committee Office

Nagasaki Opera Plan 21

NBC 3rd Building, 2F

4-5 Ebisumachi, Nagasaki City, Japan.

Postal code 850-0056

Facsimile : +81-95-820-1081

E-mail : nagasakioperaplan21@mist.dti.ne.jp

Web site : http;//www.mb-nagasaki.jp

 

application method

 

Madama Butterfly International Competition in Nagasaki Archive