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Is it time to stop prioritising looks in opera?

Photo Credit: Robert Workman   In January 2019, we launched Opera: By Voice Alone - a new competition featuring a ‘blind audition’ in the first round, at which a panel judges candidates purely by how well they sing. The competition, with its emphasis on vocal ability...

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By Voice Alone – No bias. No barriers. No compromise

Round 1 – blind auditions Why blind auditions? No Bias. No Barriers. We want to hear as diverse a range of exciting vocal talent from the largest pool possible: regardless of age, ethnicity, appearance, experience, or disability whilst maintaining the keen...

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By Voice Alone: interview with Melanie Lodge

By Voice Alone is a ground-breaking competition with an ambitious aim: to overcome bias within the world of classical singing and seek out raw vocal talent from as wide a pool as possible. This is a competition with a difference - the first round is a blind audition,...

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Press Release: Launch of By Voice Alone

Innovative singing competition will challenge unconscious bias in opera and judge artists BY VOICE ALONE.   We are pleased to announce the launch of an innovative singing competition taking place in London in 2019. ‘By Voice Alone’ offers classical singers...

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