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Candidates Announced at Voice Edition of Concours de Genève

The 78th Concours de Genève is dedicated to Voice & Composition and will be held from October 15-22, 2024, in Geneva, Switzerland


Open to any singer born after October 22, 1992 (i.e. younger than 32 years old), the vocal edition of the 78th Concours de Genève has announced its 2024 candidates.

In alphabetical order, they are:

  • Stefanie Bruggeling, Mezzo
  • Lin Fan, Baritone-Bass
  • Edwin Fardini, Baritone
  • Julie Goussot, Soprano
  • Liwei Hou, Bass
  • Shelen Hughes, Soprano
  • Junho Hwang, Tenor
  • Jungrae Noah Kim, Baritone
  • SuHan Kim, Baritone
  • Hyerim Kim, Soprano
  • Elizaveta, Kozlova, Soprano
  • Kyrylo Krasnykov, Tenor
  • Aleksandra Łaska, Soprano
  • Dasol Lee, Bass
  • Ruoran Ma, Soprano
  • Franciana Nogues, Soprano
  • Changdai Park, Bass
  • Joseph Parrish, Baritone
  • Hyunwoo Roh, Baritone
  • Déborah Salazar, Soprano
  • Anouchka Schwok, Mezzo
  • Jaeeun Shin, Soprano
  • Nataliia Shumska, Soprano
  • Barbara Skora, Mezzo
  • Fanny Soyer, Soprano
  • Elisabeth St-Gelais, Soprano
  • Peng Tian, Tenor
  • Mala Weissberg, Mezzo
  • Lisa Willems, Soprano
  • Sarah-Léna Winterberg, Mezzo
  • Mengting Wu, Soprano
  • Chelsea Marilyn Zurflüh, Soprano


These candidates will take part in a pre-recorded First Round, in which they must present a 25-30 minute recital.

Then, the live semi-final round will take place in Geneva and comprise of three sections: an opera recital, a lieder recital, and a proposal for a personal artistic project. Those who progress to the final will perform with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande.

First Prize is valued at 20,000 CHF, while Second Prize is 12,000 CHF and Third Prize is 8,000 CHF. In 2024, the jury comprises Patricia Petibon (Chair), Aviel Cahn, André Comploi, Jean Denes, Sophie de Lint, and Waltraud Meier.

Founded in 1939, the Concours de Genève is one of the world’s leading international music competitions. More than 800 artists have passed through the competition over the course of its history. Each year two disciplines are offered in rotation, choosing from piano, flute, oboe, clarinet, cello, viola, string quartet, voice, percussion, and composition.

upcoming events

july 2024

16julAll Day27Johann Sebastian Bach International Cello & Baroque Cello Competition(All Day) Thomaskirche Leipzig, Thomaskirchhof, Thomaskirchhof 18, 04109 Leipzig, GermanyEvent Type :competitions Event TagsBaroque Cello Competition,Cello Competition,Johann Sebastian Bach International Cello Competition

august 2024

19augAll Day24Tibor Varga International Junior Violin Competition(All Day) Ferme-Asile, Promenade des Pêcheurs 10 1950 Sion SuisseEvent Type :competitions Event Tagscompetition,Tibor Varga

22augAll Day01sepKloster Schöntal International Violin Competition(All Day) Schöntal Monastery, Klosterhof 6, 74214 Schöntal, GermanyEvent Type :competitions Event TagsKloster Schöntal International Violin Competition

26augAll Day30London Classic Violin Competition(All Day) Royal College of Music, Prince Consort Rd, South Kensington, London SW7 2BS, United KingdomEvent Type :competitions Event TagsClassic Violin Olympus International Competition,violin competition

30augAll Day01sepBanff International String Quartet Festival(All Day) The Banff Centre, 107 Tunnel Mountain Drive Box 1020 Banff T1L 1H5 Canada Event Type :Other Event TagsBanff International String Quartet Festival,string quartet


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