1. Applications must be received by midnight on Sunday December 1, 2019.
2. Candidates will be invited to perform in the Competition which will take place on Friday January 24, Saturday January 25 and Sunday January 26, 2020 at Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor Street West, Toronto. Round One of master classes with David Bowser will take place over two days on Friday between 6:00 pm and 9:30 pm and on Saturday between 1:00 pm and 9:30 pm. Round Two of master classes with Krisztina Szabó will take place on Sunday between 2:00 pm and 5:00 pm.
3. Participants selected for Round Two will be notified by email
and/or text message on Saturday,
January 26, after Round One is completed.
4. The names of the singers selected for scholarship awards and
concert performance will be announced and posted on the Mozart Project website
on or before Wednesday
January 29, 2020.
5. The scholarship recipients will perform as soloists in
Mozart’s Requiem in concert with the Toronto Mozart Players and the Pax Christi
Chamber Choir on Sunday,
March 29, 2020 at 2:00
pm at Church of the Redeemer, 162 Bloor Street West,
6. Participants must be available for the following rehearsal
and concert schedule:
March 25 2020, 1:30 to 3:30 pm
Piano rehearsal, Church of the Redeemer
March 25 2020, 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Rehearsal with chorus, Church of the Redeemer
March 26 2020, 10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Rehearsal with orchestra, Church of the Redeemer
March 28 2020, 1:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Dress Rehearsal, Church of the Redeemer
March 29, 2020, 2:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Concert, Church of the Redeemer
7. After the application deadline, Competition participants will
be notified of the time of their performance in Round One on Friday January 24
or Saturday January 25 and will receive full details and directions to the Competition
8. Participants must prepare three Mozart arias (opera, sacred,
or concert) in their original keys OR two Mozart arias (opera, sacred, or
concert) in their original keys AND one lied, song or chanson by Mozart.
9. Each participant will be allotted 15-20 minutes in total for
Round One and 25-30 minutes in total for Round Two. The participant will
perform the arias (or selections / portions thereof, as requested by the
instructor), and will participate in an individual masterclass for the
10. Participants in Round One may supply their own accompanist or choose to use one supplied by the competition at a cost to the participant of $45 payable no later than the Competition application deadline. An accompanist will be provided for participants performing in Round Two.
11. The Competition organisers must receive the online completed
application form, inclusive of an uploaded curriculum vitae and headshot, and
the $115 CAD entry fee no later than midnight on Sunday December 1 2019. Incomplete
or illegible forms will not be accepted.
12. The entry fee is neither refundable nor transferable if the
participant withdraws from the Competition.
13. Participants must arrive at least 20 minutes before their
assigned performance time and sign in at the reception desk.
14. Participants must provide the instructor with a copy of
their music at the performance.
15. No cameras or recording devices are permitted at the Competition
16. All results and decisions made by the instructors are final.
17. Any presentation or performance during the competition master
classes, rehearsals and at public concerts may be recorded and/or photographed
by the Mozart Project for the exclusive use of the Mozart Project. All such
material shall become the property of the Mozart Project and may be used
subsequently for advertising and promotion, on the Mozart Project website, in
press releases, and for archival records, for the purpose of promoting the
Toronto Mozart Vocal Competition and the Toronto Mozart Players, without
compensation to the participants.
18. By agreeing to the Rules, the participant confirms that no
compensation will be paid for release from other engagements or for
performances by the Toronto Mozart Players.
19. The Mozart Project reserves the right to postpone or cancel
the Toronto Mozart Vocal Competition.
20. The Competition reserves the right not to award scholarships
or performance opportunities.
21. The Mozart Project will not be responsible for personal
injury, damage to personal property, or any other losses during competition master
classes, rehearsals, or concerts.
22. Payment of the $115 entry fee must be made at the time of
at the Mozart Project website OR
cheque payable to Mozart Project and mailed to:
Toronto Mozart Vocal Competition
33 Lombard Street, Suite 1509
Toronto, Ontario M5C 3H8
administration charge of $25 will be applied for a cheque returned NSF by the
23. The Toronto Mozart Vocal Competition and the Toronto Mozart Players are operated exclusively by the Mozart Project, a registered charitable organization. Any questions about these Rules and Regulations or about the Competition may be addressed to email@example.com.