Next competition 20–25 January 2022!

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!

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!

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

Our 2022 Jury

MEET THIS YEAR’S COMPETITION JURY

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

Meet our Jury

Richard Bonynge AC CBE

CONDUCTOR


Tara Erraught

MEZZO SOPRANO


Christina Scheppelman

GENERAL DIRECTOR, SEATTLE OPERA


David Lomeli

CHIEF ARTISTIC OFFICER, SANTA FE OPERA, DIRECTOR OF ARTISTIC ADMINISTRATION, DALLAS OPERA, CASTING CONSULTANT, BAVARIAN STATE OPERA, MUNICH 


David Gowland

ROYAL OPERA HOUSE, COVENT GARDEN


Henning Ruhe

ARTISTIC DIRECTOR, GOTHENBURG OPERA


Andreas Schubert

ARTISTIC PLANNING MANAGER, SCHUBERTIADE SCHWARZENBERG/ HOHENEMS

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