Ten young performers have qualified for the finals of the NEUE STIMMEN international singing competition and will be competing for first place in front of an exclusive audience this Saturday, October 26, at 7 pm. The finalists – six women and four men – are:
List of the NEUE STIMMEN 2019 finalists
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"These outstanding young talents, who have made it to the final, have worked hard for their dream. They've won our esteem not only with their excellent voices, but also with their personality, discipline and charisma. I look forward to listening to each and every one of them in the finals and wish everyone, from the bottom of my heart, nothing but success," said Liz Mohn, President of NEUE STIMMEN and Vice-Chair of our Stiftung Executive Board.
From applying to participate to the finals
Of the 1,500 young vocalists who applied to participate in the NEUE STIMMEN singing competition this year, 42 talents from 26 nations qualified for the final round in the last spring and summer's pre-selection phase. This Saturday, the top ten will be performing in the Gütersloh Stadthalle in front of an elite jury led by Dominique Meyer, artistic director of the Vienna State Opera. The winners will receive cash and non-cash prizes worth a total of 60,000 euros. The final concert can be viewed live on October 26, 2019, starting at 7 p.m. at www.neue-stimmen.de, www.takt1.com/neue-stimmen and at arte Concert at www.arte.tv/de/arte-concert/.