Next competition 20–25 January 2022 – applications are now open!

The Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition is a triennial international classical singing competition held in Dublin, Ireland. We invite the most talented young singers to compete on our global stage.

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Next competition 20–25 January 2022 – applications are now open!

The Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition is a triennial international classical singing competition held in Dublin, Ireland. We invite the most talented young singers to compete on our global stage.

More details

Next competition 20–25 January 2022 – applications are now open!

The Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition is a triennial international classical singing competition held in Dublin, Ireland. We invite the most talented young singers to compete on our global stage.

 

More details

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Our 2019 highlights

Since 1995 the competition continues to give young singers the opportunity to compete at the highest international level. Here we catch up with some of the people involved in this year’s competition, including Artistic Director Veronica Dunne, Artistic Administrator Dearbhla Collins, inaugural winner Orla Boylan, Wigmore Hall Director John Gilhooly and our winner from 2019, UK Bass William Thomas

Watch full video

Applications to the 2019 Competition are now closed

2019 Competition Finalists

Meet our 2019 Competition Finalists and the results from the 9th Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition.

Our 2019 Jury

MEET THIS YEAR’S COMPETITION JURY

We are proud to introduce our distinguished Jury members – find out more about them.

Meet our Jury

Jane Carty

COMPETITION CHAIR


Richard Bonynge AC CBE

CONDUCTOR


Orla Boylan

SOPRANO


Peter Carwell

EXECUTIVE DIRECTOR OF THE RICHARD TUCKER MUSIC FOUNDATION


John Gilhooly

DIRECTOR WIGMORE HALL, LONDON


Olga Kapanina

CASTING DIRECTOR, BOLSHOI THEATRE, MOSCOW


Andreas Massow

MANAGER OF ARTISTIC ADMINISTRATION, BAVARIAN STATE OPERA


Evamaria Wieser

ARTISTIC ADMINISTRATOR, SALZBURG FESTIVAL
EUROPEAN CASTING CONSULTANT , LYRIC OPERA OF CHICAGO

Past prizewinners

HONOURING OUR PAST PARTICIPANTS

The singing competition has been honoured to present prizes to artists such as Fatma Said, Nadine Sierra, Tara Erraught, Simon O’Neill, Pumeza Matshikiza, Sarah-Jane Brandon and Orla Boylan.

View past winners