Next Competition: 25–30 August 2022

The Friends of the Vocal Arts Committee, hosts of the Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition, are pleased to announce that the 10th Competition will take place on 25–30 August 2022 in Dublin.

DEADLINE EXTENDED – APPLY BY FRIDAY 21ST SEPTEMBER

Applications to the 2019 Competition are now closed

2022 Competition News

We are pleased to announce that the 10th Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition has been rescheduled to take place 25–30 August 2022. More details will be announced soon!

Competition week

25–31 JANUARY 2019

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Competition dates

LIVE AUDITIONS

Our live auditions are being held in the following cities throughout Autumn 2021.

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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

Jane Carty

CHAIR OF THE 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

Our prizes

WE OFFER SUBSTANTIAL PRIZES

All of our finalists receive a prize for competing in the Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition.

1st prize winner – Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition (VDISC)

1ST PRIZE
€10,000

2nd prize winner – Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition (VDISC)

2ND PRIZE
€5,000

3rd prize winner – Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition (VDISC)

3RD PRIZE
€4,000

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