Africa Lyric’s Opera Announces International Singing Competition in April 2022

By Dejan Vukosavljevic
(Credit: Africa Lyric’s Opera official website)

The Africa Lyric’s Opera has announced the international singing competition of the great lyrical voices of Africa in April 2022 in Paris, France.

The competition will be open for all the operatic singers of African origin who live in Africa or abroad, or singers who are African nationals.

Since 2007, the Africa Lyric’s Opera aimed to promote the opera in its diversity with the organization of several concerts in Paris. The main mission of the organization and its president Patricia Djomseu is to support young and talented operatic singers of African origin or nationality.

The First Edition of the International Singing Competition of the great lyrical voices of Africa will take place at the Palais de la Porte Dorée between April 7 – 9, 2022. Soprano Patricia Petibon will lead the jury who will declare the winners.

The registration deadline for the competition is Jan. 31, 2022.