2017
 

The 112 participants have come from 38 countries. Of it are 82 women and 30 men have sang during the competition (Alt, Bartion, Bass, Countertenor, Mezzospran, Sopran, Tenor).
 
 
1. Prize: Byeong-Min Gil, Bass (Croatia)
2. Prize: Enkhbold Ankbayar, Bariton (Mongolei)
3. Prize: Alexandre Beuchat, Bariton (Switzerland)
 
Prize for the Best Young Talent: Cinzia Zanovello, Sopran (Switzerland)
sponsored by Schloß Schönbrunn Kultur- und Betriebsges.m.b.H Vienna
 
ottoedelmannsociety Audience Prize: Byeong-Min Gil
sponsored by HYPO Landesbank Vorarlberg

Hermann Leopoldi Music Prize: Enkhbold Ankbayar

Special Prize: Zdislava Bockova
sponsored by Seefestspiele Mörbisch

Jürgen E. Schmidt Special Prize: Shira Patchornik

Special Prize Engagement at the Oper Burg Gars 2018: Enkhbold Ankbayar
 
WCN-Prize: Byeong-Min Gil

Jury
 
Samantha Farber, managing director sonoartists
Dominique Meyer, director of the Wiener Staatsoper
Dr. Birgit Meyer,artistiv director of the Opera Köln
Mag.phil. Esther Schollum (Jury Chair), proprietor of the opera and concert agency Esther Schollum Artists' Managment
Erich Seitter, proprietor of the singer's agency "Bühnenvermittlung Erich Seitter", artistic consultant at various opera houses
 
Accompianist

Istvan Matyas, Manfred Schiebel