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Paul Koenig
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Elizabeth Montgomery
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Herbert & Rita Schwärzler
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HV & JA Westwood

2018
German-Australian
Opera Grant

The Gateway to an International Career
for Australian Opera Singers

Call For Entries

MTO invites applications for the sixteenth German-Australian Opera Grant
sponsored by the German-Australian Community and Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden.

Up to twelve Candidates
with stage experience will be selected for the

Semi-Finals
on Fri, 11th August 2017

Four Finalist will then be chosen to perform at the

Opera Finale
on Sat, 12th August 2017

Deakin Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne


The German-Australian Opera Grant

The winner will be granted a twelve months employment contract (mid/late August 2018 until July/August 2019) with the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden in Germany plus one month German tuition at the Goethe Institut in Berlin (July 2018) and one month work experience (June 2018) for an insight into procedures prior to the official start at the opera house.

An adequate amount of money will ensure that living costs are covered. The grant will be given to an outstanding emerging Australian opera singer in the early stage of his/her professional life with operatic stage experience capable of meeting the high quality standards of this major German opera house.

The value of this grant (including costs occurring in Australia) is approximately $70,000 including a return airfare to Wiesbaden and a $4500 cash prize.


In addition to the German-Australian Opera Grant the Finalists have the opportunity to be considered for:

MTO Grant - Developing Artist

$3500 plus performance opportunity in Australia

Audience Award

$2500

Encouragement Grant(s)

$1500


Applications close 26th May 2017.

Please study the Rules and Regulations. You will find a printer friendly PDF version of the Rules and Regulations and Application Form through the buttons on the left.

Entries and repertoire sent by fax or e-mail only will not be accepted. However we would appreciate your short expression of interest via e-mail before receiving your full application. This will enable an efficient processing of all applications. Please email to: info@mto-gaog.com


4 Finalists at the Opera Finale on 13 August 2016
Joshua Salter – Encouragement Grant, Anastasia Bickel – MTO Development Grant,
Emma Moore – Encouragement Grant, Joel Scott – GAOG Recipient & Audience Award


2017 German-Australian Opera Grant Opera Finale
13 August 2016
at Deakin Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne

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