This year will see the International Otto Edelmann Singing Competition-Vienna take place for the sixth time with the Institute of Voice and Music Theatre at the mdw - University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna as its host. This competition is directed at outstandingly talented opera- and operetta-trained young singers from all over the world.


The application process begins on the 
October 2018.

Onsite registration 13 February 2019

Round 1 with piano 8/9 November 2017
Round 2 with piano 10 November 2017
Final round with orchestra 12 November 2017

Age limit

Singers must have been born after 1 January 1989.


The obligatory aria list's will be published.

Further information

competition office

Institute of Voice and Music Theatre
Kerstin Ziegler
(, +43 1 711 55 2701)
Penzinger Straße 7, 1140 Wien

Submission deadline for application materials:
3 February 2019

Application fee: € 80,-

Deadline for arrival of fee payment:
3 February 2019