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Competition launched for vocalists from Russia and China

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Competition launched for vocalists from Russia and China


07.05.2021

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The Consonance competition of vocalists has starting accepting applications, ClassicalMusicNews.ru reports. It brings together singers from two countries: Russia and China.

The creative competition is being held for the 1st time, it is dedicated to the anniversary of the treaty on good-neighborliness, friendship and cooperation. Russia and Beijing signed it 20 years ago.

The organizer of the competition is the St. Petersburg Cultural Center of Elena Obraztsova. Experts believe that such a competition will be of great benefit to singers and accompanists from both countries, especially today, when the creative pause due to the unfavorable epidemiological situation has been going on for more than a year.

Soloists from Russia and China are invited to participate. Applications are accepted from vocalists between the ages of 16 and 50. They will compete in two age categories. The first, youth, will unite participants aged 16 to 25. In the second, professional, singers aged 26 to 50 will perform.

According to the organizers, the competition will expand the boundaries of creative exchanges between countries. The winners will be invited to the creative school of the Elena Obraztsova Cultural Center. Applications are accepted until June 10.

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