Operalia
Prizes
Operalia
Prizes
Operalia Prizes

Prizes are awarded in Seven Categories

First Prize

Female Voice

Male Voice

$30,000

$30,000

Second Prize

Female Voice

Male Voice

$20,000

$20,000

Third Prize

Female Voice

Male Voice

$10,000

$10,000

Birgit Nilsson Prize

Female Voice

Male Voice

$15,000

$15,000

Awarded to the singers interpreting arias of Richard Strauss and Richard Wagner

Zarzuela Prize

Pepita Embil de Domingo – Female Voice

Don Plácido Domingo – Male Voice

$10,000

$10,000

These prizes are awarded in honor of Plácido Domingo’s parents, famous Zarzuela performers, and are meant to encourage singers to work in this art form

Rolex Audience Prize

Female Voice

Male Voice

Rolex Wristwatch

Rolex Wristwatch

These prizes are voted and chosen by the audience attending the competition finals and offered by Rolex

CulturArte Prize

$10,000

Special Prize offered by Guillermo and Bertita Martínez

The Finalists who are not prize winners receive an Encouragement Award of $5,000.

Tied winners may also receive a prize.

Prizes are awarded in Seven Categories

First Prize

Female Voice – $30,000

Male Voice – $30,000

Second Prize

Female Voice – $20,000

Male Voice – $20,000

Third Prize

Female Voice – $10,000

Male Voice – $10,000

Birgit Nilsson Prize

Female Voice – $15,000

Male Voice – $15,000

Awarded to the singers interpreting arias of Richard Strauss and Richard Wagner

Zarzuela Prize

Pepita Embil de Domingo, Female Voice – $10,000

Don Plácido Domingo. Male Voice – $10,000

These prizes are awarded in honor of Plácido Domingo’s parents, famous Zarzuela performers, and are meant to encourage singers to work in this art form

Rolex Audience Prize

Female Voice – Rolex Wristwatch

Male Voice – Rolex Wristwatch

These prizes are voted and chosen by the audience attending the competition finals and offered by Rolex

CulturArte Prize

$10,000

Special Prize offered by Guillermo and Bertita Martínez

The Finalists who are not prize winners receive an Encouragement Award of $5,000.

Tied winners may also receive a prize.