The 11th Klaudia Taev Competition will be held  21-26th May 2019 in Pärnu, Estonia

WIN YOUR DREAM to perform your favourite major operatic role in the opera production staged especially for YOU in 2021!

Auditions (1st round) will be held throughout February/March 2019 in more than 25 different cities!

There will be casting directors presented in the Jury and many agencies invited to follow the competition. As well engagements with many European opera theatres and opera studios to be won.

Prizewinners of the 10th Competition (2017)

1st Prize:     
Abigail Levis (mezzo-soprano, USA) won the role of Romeo in "I Capuleti e i Montecchi" by V. Bellini
2nd Prize:   Taras Berezhansky (bass, Ukraine)
3rd Prize:    Eszter Zemlényi (soprano, Hungary)

Margarita Levchuk (soprano, Belarus)
Modestas Sedlevičius (baritone, Lithuania) 
Laura Teivāne (soprano, Latvia) 

The best "Ave Maria" - 
Modestas Sedlevičius   [See here]

The audience favorite - 
Margarita Levchuk

Best accompanist - 
Ērika Apeine (Latvia)


Pelageya Kurennaya (Russia)
Denys Zhdanov (Ukraine)
Samuli Taskinen (Finland)
Hélène Walter (France)
Hugo Laporte (Canada)
Jaka Mihelač (Slovenia)
Mirjam Mesak (Estonia)
Marcela Wierzbicka (Poland)
Tetiana Chaika (Ukraine)
Yael Raanan-Vandor (Israel)

The Competition had 246 applicants in the year 2017.