Competition dates

The Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition is committed to discovering the future’s best classical singers. For the 2022 Competition, we will travel to five fantastic cities throughout Europe to hold live auditions, including Dublin, London, Munich, Florence and Warsaw.

Live auditions

CITIES AND DATES

Our live auditions will be held in the following cities throughout Autumn 2021.

Can’t make it to a live audition?

We always like to meet you in person, however, if you are unable to attend a live audition we do accept video links to be submitted as part of your online application. Find out more details from our FAQs.

Competition week

20–25 JANUARY 2022

Our 2022 Singing Competition will be held in Dublin, Ireland, from 20th–25th January 2022. Each round will take place at the National Concert Hall (NCH) and will be open to the public to enjoy. The competition week is split into four different rounds:

PRELIMINARY ROUNDS
Thursday 20th & Friday 21st January 2022
Our Preliminary Rounds will take place at the National Concert Hall (NCH) Studio in Dublin on Thursday 20th and on Friday 21st. Competitors will be accompanied by piano on each day.


QUARTER FINAL
Saturday 22nd January 2022
Our Quarter Final will be held at the National Concert Hall (NCH) Studio in Dublin on Saturday 22nd. Competitors will be accompanied by piano.


SEMI FINAL
Sunday 23rd January 2022
Our Semi Final invites 16 competitors to perform in the Main Auditorium of the National Concert Hall in Dublin, on Sunday 23rd. Competitors will be accompanied by piano on each day.


FINAL
Tuesday 25th January 2022
Our Competition Final invites our six most talented competitors to sing three arias with orchestra before the jury decide on the winners. This prestigious event will be held in the Main Auditorium of the National Concert Hall in Dublin. Our competitors will perform with the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra.