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NOTE: last day for application was November 19, 2018. 
We don't accept any more applications.  


Dates and place for auditions 

November 23-24 in Stockholm, Sweden  
November 25-26 in Malmö, Sweden  


Vadstena-Akademien invited applications from young classical singers of all voice categories
for the summer of 2019 & 2020. In 2019 we will produce an opera by Georg Philipp Telemann 

and in 2020 we will produce a new opera in Swedish by composer

Tebogo Monnakgotla and librettist Kerstin Perski. 

To apply you should have already begun an advanced course of study in voice,
or have equivalent experience, and be born 1984 or later.  


The jury would like you to prepare a total of 2-3 arias depending of which
production/productions you audition for: 

1. One aria and recitativo by Telemann from the arias chosen by Vadstena-Akademien. The music material will be delivered from Vadstena-Akademien when you are accepted to an audition. 

  • Voice categories: Soprano(s), mezzo/counter, tenor, baritone, bass.  

  • Soloists and chorus. 

  • Harpsichord a1=415 Hz 

2. An aria of your own choice preferably from the baroque or classic repertoire  

  • Piano a1=442 Hz 


3. If you apply for the opera in 2020 you should also prepare an aria from the modern

    repertoire, in Swedish. 

  • Piano a1=442 Hz 



NOTE: Deadline has passed for classical singers to apply for 2019 and 2020.


Fill out the form below and e-mail it to 
by November 19th at the latest.


You will receive an e-mail when you have been accepted with all necessary information. 


Vadstena-Akademien makes available a pianist and harpsichordist for the audition day.  


If you have any questions, please contact Terese at  



Vadstena-Akademien also invites applications from instrumentalists for the orchestra and the Chamber Music Academy (Kammarmusik-Akademien) for next summer.

This application process is till open. Please send a CV and a short personal letter to

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