The 4th International Otto Edelmann Singing Competition-Vienna was prevented from 02nd till 21th of August 2016.

This wear will see the International Otto Edelmann Singing Competition-Vienna take place for the fourth time with the Department of Voice and Music Theatre at the mdw - University of Music and Performing Arts Vienna as its host. This competition is directed at outstandingly talented opera- and operetta-trained syoung singers from all over the world.

In all 92 participants (19-30 years) have entered from 31 countries (therefrom 10 partisipants of isaOperaVienna).

1. Prize:  Adriana Gonzalez, Sopran (Guatemala)
2. Prize:  Nela Saric, Sopran (Croatia)
3. Prize:  Slavka Zamecnikova, Sopran (Slovakia)

Prize for the Best Young talent sponsered by Schloß Schönbrunn Kultur- und Betriebsges.m.b.H. Vienna:
Alexander Grassauer, Bass

ottoedelmannsociety-Publikumspreis sponsered by HYPO Landesbank Vorarlberg:
Slavka Zamecnikova

Daegu Opera-House Award sponsered by World Culture Network G.m.b.H:
Slavka Zamecnikova

Spezial Prize  Engagement at the Daegu Opera House, South Korea:
Wonyong Kang, Bass

Spezial Prize Engagement at the Newport Music Festival, USA:
Piotr Buszewski, Tenor

Spezial Prize Engagement at the Oper Burg Gars in „Die Zauberflöte“ 2017:
Adriana Gonzalez

Jury
Samantha Farber, Managing Director sonoartists
Myungki Park, director, Opera House Daegu, South Korea
Mag.phil. Esther Schollum (Vorsitzende), proprietor of the opera and concert agency Esther Schollum Artists’ Management
Erich Seitter, proprietor  of the singers' agency „Bühnenvermittlung Erich Seitter“ until 2008, artistic consultant at various opera houses
Walter Vladarski, proprietor of the singers' agency Opera Vladarski
Johannes Wildner, artistic director of the Opernfestivals Oper Burg Gars

Accompianist
Istvan Matyas, Manfred Schiebel

Here you can provide an insight into the final round:
http://www.mdw.ac.at/mdwMediathek/Edelmann-2016/