Cartel VI CICAK 2017Welcome to the official site of VI Concurso Internacional de Canto Alfredo Kraus 2017

Fundación Internacional Alfredo Kraus and Gran Canaria Island Council are calling for applications for the singing competition VI Concurso Internacional de Canto Alfredo Kraus, to be held in Las Palmas de Gran Canaria from 25 to 29 September 2017. Intended to support young opera singers, the competition is reviving an initiative of Gran Canarian tenor Alfredo Kraus, organiser of the first five events held biennially from 1990 until 1999, the year of his death.

The competition jury, chaired by a world renowned opera singer and made up of artistic directors from international theatres, will award three official prizes of 14,000, 12,000 and 10,000 euros, other monetary prizes and invitations to perform.

Applications can be made from 20 May to 10 June 2017.

Candidates will participate in preliminary rounds at venues in Madrid, Florence and Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, and the semi-final and final rounds will be held at the Alfredo Kraus Auditorium in the capital city of Gran Canaria.