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Ibáñez Atkinson Foundation calls for audition for lyric singers

Fundación Ibáñez Atkinson invites all the lyrical singers of Chile without age limit, who will have the opportunity to be heard by David Blackburn, international strategic advisor of FIA, and the music manager of the Foundation , Andrés Rodríguez Spoerer. In addition, theaudition will count as a preliminary stage for the Competizione dell ‘Opera competition, which will take place in August 2019 in Sochi, Russia.


In order to generate opportunities for performance, improvement and professional development for singers of the lyrical repertoire, Fundación Ibáñez Atkinson opened a new audition with which it seeks to know and identify new talent.

On May 2, between 10 and 17 o’clock, the singers will be able to perform in front of the Foundation’s Music Manager, Andrés Rodríguez Spoerer and the renowned artistic consultant and strategic advisor of the Foundation, David Blackburn. Consultant to various opera houses and agencies around the world, Blackburn is also the founder of NYIOP, one of the most recognized opera auditions organizations, dedicated to establishing links and instances of collaboration between singers and theaters, festivals and academies around the world.

The objective of the audition is to know the Chilean singers, identify their characteristics, strengths and projections, to develop a database that allows to evaluate future opportunities both in Chile and abroad. In addition, women up to 32 years old and men up to 34 years old will be participating in the preliminary stage of the Competizione dell ‘Opera competition, which will take place in August 2019 in Sochi, Russia.

Participants must interpret two works belonging to the broad repertoire of opera, lieder or oratorio, of any period. To register you must send your personal information, artistic curriculum, repertoire that you will interpret and name of your accompanying pianist to

The application deadline is until sunday April 28, 2019 at 11 pm. The audition is private and will be held in the auditorium Tánica, Av. Santa María 5888 (Vitacura).