BFCS Oratorio Prize
Recital Hall, Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
200 Jennens Road, B4 7XR
£6 over 60s, under 18s
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Birmingham Festival Choral Society Oratorio Prize
David Wynne (Music Director of Birmingham Festival Choral Society)
Kevin Gill (Accompanist of Birmingham Festival Choral Society)
The annual Oratorio Prize hosted by Birmingham Festival Choral Society. Singers from the Department of Vocal & Operatic Studies will present a range of oratorio arias in this ever-popular competition.
The Finalists will sing a programme of 15 minutes duration - which will include one piece of at least five minutes duration – from the oratorio repertoire.
The winner of this competition will receive a cash prize of £200 and the opportunity to be one of the vocal soloists at a Birmingham Festival Choral Society Concert at a mutually agreed future date for which they will receive the usual BFCS soloist fee [currently £400].
The runner-up will receive a cash prize of £100 and the second runner-up will receive a cash prize of £50.
Running time approx. one hour and 45 minutes, including a break for adjudication.