Due to the increased spreading of the Corona virus and new and stricter restrictions, we are unfortunately unable to go through with our audition as planned. We therefore kindly ask all applicants to submit your applications digitally via a video and a detailed CV no later than

December 23 2020.


Vadstena-Akademien invites applications for scholarships from young classical singers (sopranos, altos/counter tenors, tenor, barytone) for the summer of 2021 (production with music composed 1700 in Venice). 

Applicants should have begun an advanced course of study in voice,
or have equivalent experience, and are born 1986 or later. 



The jury would like you to prepare 2 arias. 

  1. One of the following arias   

Harpsichord a1=415 Hz 


Gelinda -Soprano- Aria and Recitative - Nr 80-81
Adelasio - Soprano - Recitative and Aria - Nr 23, 60
Eritrea - Soprano - Recitative and Aria - Nr 90-91
Eritrea - Soprano - Recitative and Aria - Nr 36-37
Adelasio - Soprano - Recitave and Aria - Nr 23, 79

Arieno - Alto - Recitative and Aria - Nr 63-64

Arieno - Alto - Recitative and Aria

Vitejo and Adelasio - Tenor - Recitative and Aria 69, 46-47

Telesio - Bariton - Recitative and Duet


2. One aria with da capo of your own choice by Vivaldi, Handel or N Porpora. 

Harpsichord a1=415 Hz 


For those of you who, due to the current situation, do not have the possibility to make a new recording, if possible please submit an older one, preferably within the baroque repertoire.



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Send this form together with a video and a detailed CV to apply@vadstena-akademien.org at the latest by December 23.

For any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact Terese Lindström, production planner at 



Vadstena-Akademien also invites applications from instrumentalists for the orchestras for the summer of 2021. More information to follow.