Ningbo - Ningbo International Vocal Competition

The 2023 Ningbo International Vocal Competition, co-sponsored by the People’s Government of Ningbo Municipality and the Central Conservatory of Music, is an international music competition open to the whole world. As a member of the World Federation of International Music Competitions (WFIMC), the 2023 Ningbo International Vocal Competition will promote international cultural exchange and cooperation between China and foreign countries, boost the prosperity and development of vocal art and enrich people’s spiritual and cultural life by providing a stage for vocal performers from various countries to showcase their talents and enhance mutual learning.

Since the launching of the China International Vocal Competition in Ningbo in 2005, it has attracted over 1600 Chinese and foreign contestants from over 40 countries from five continents. Many domestic and foreign singers outperformed in the International Vocal Competition have become famous young singers in various countries. The famous young singers from the competition stage in China include Wu Bixia (lyric coloratura soprano, professor of China Conservatory of Music, Master’s supervisor), Sun Li (famous baritone singer, president of Fujian Provincial Opera and Dance Drama Theater, chairman of Fujian Grand Theater), Wang Chuanyue (young tenor singer of the Opera Troupe of the Political Work Department of the Central Military Commission, champion of the 15th Youth Singer Competition, teacher of the Central Conservatory of Music), and Xie Tian (Chinese contemporary tenor singer, director of the Voice and Opera Department of the Central Conservatory of Music).
In 2023, the Central Conservatory of Music and the People’s Government of Ningbo Municipality, with the mission of promoting international cultural exchange and discovering musical talents after the epidemic, will restart this important and meaningful music event with mature rules and an excellent jury team to ensure the fairness and impartiality of the competition, working together to create a top-notch competition environment and a platform for musicians to showcase and communicate.Ningbo Symphony Orchestra will be invited to be the accompanist for the final round and the award ceremony. Ningbo Symphony Orchestra, once performed as the accompanist of 2016 Beijing International Fryderyk Chopin Piano Competition for Young Pianists and 2018 Ningbo International Vocal Competition, has won the high affirmation of the expert judges. The professional level of Ningbo Symphony Orchestra has reached the domestic first-class level after several years of development and has become a beautiful “golden card” of Ningbo city.

Welcome to the official website of Ningbo Symphony Orchestra to register.


Organizing Committee
Ningbo Symphony Orchestra
Dacha Road 1
Jiangbei District
Ningbo, Zheijiang

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