Stages of the Competition

The regulation on the Competition

15 / 10 / 2020 — 16 / 05 / 2021

Acceptance of applications is over

The Jury of the Competition

Metropolitan Hilarion (Alfeev)

The Chairman of the Biennale jury.
The Chairman of the Moscow Patriarchate’s Department for External Church Relations. Rector of Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies (the CMI). Rector of the Patriarchal Chernigov metochion. Theologian, Church historian, composer

The soloists’ ensemble «Vera»

Is a team that was formed in April, 2018 at Ss Cyril and Methodius Institute of Post-Graduate Studies (the CMI), at the church of the beheading of St. John the Baptist in the Patriarchal Chernigov metochion.
The group consists of young Opera singers, conductors and composers who got their education at the best music universities in the country.
The soloists’ ensemble «Vera» is a frequent participant of festivals and charity concerts.
The team has repeatedly participated in celebrations in honor of St. Nicholas in Bari, Italy.
The ensemble’s creative tasks are to revive old Russian Church traditions in sacred music, as well as to discover forgotten and new names of Russian composers and emigrant composers, whose legacy is the Golden Fund of the national musical and spiritual culture.
«Vera» works closely with contemporary composers from Russia and abroad.

Awards and Prizes

Grand Prix of the music competition

I prize

II prize

III prize

Audience Sympathy Prize