In The Press

It’s been a busy few weeks, with lots of interest in the competition from media outlets. Melanie has been busy being interviewed by Sky News, and the competition has featured in the Daily Telegraph, Classic FM and the Stage Magazine to name a few.

Take a look below at the attention that “By Voice Alone” has attracted from the press and media outlets. For media requests, please contact Melanie via email on

“Opera brings in blind auditions in the hunt for diverse new stars”

The Daily Telegraph features “By Voice Alone” in the debate of diversity in Opera – Read More

BVA Founder features on Sky News Sunrise

Founder and Director Melanie Lodge on Sky Sunrise chatting to Stephen Dickson and Gillian Joseph about the competition

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“New classical singing competition tackles unconscious bias in opera casting.”

“By Voice Alone” features in The Stage – Read More

“Blind Auditions To Open Doors For Diverse Opera Talent”

Melanie lodge chats to Simon Pauley from RNIB Connect Radio about the ‘By Voice Alone” competition.

RNIB Connect Radio – Listen Again


“Opera competition brings in blind auditions to tackle unconscious bias.”

“By Voice Alone” features on the Classic FM Website – Read More

“Singing contest lets artists be judged By Voice Alone”

Slipped Disc, the worlds must read cultural website features the “By Voice Alone” Competition – Read More

"I like the Aspiration" - Comment from Jon Jacob

Jon from Thoroughly Good Blog gives a view on the By Voice Alone competition – Read More



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