International Lied Contest ,,Ada Burlui”

1-5 of June 2016, Iaşi, România

A group of personalities with initiative, stimulated by the cultural passion characteristic of the city of Iasi and, at the same time, involved emotionally and spiritualy in the city’s  cultural life, has initiated  an International Lieder Competition to take place in the City of Iasi. In this context, this group of personalities, members of the „Oamenii Cetăţii” („City’s Citizens”) Foundation, has sought to attract the partnership of the city’s administrative and cultural institutions and, also, to attract contributions from other  local, national and international personalities. This competition was also initiated as a tribute to the distinguished personality of the soprano Ada Burlui, who, distinguished herself, both, as professor at the Conservatoire for Music and Arts, „George Enescu”, Iasi and as a  lied performer.

The aim of the contest is to promote excellence in the lied singing area, to promote new talent  and voices, to encourage singers everywhere to increase their universal and Romanian lied repertoire.

The contest that will be held from 1 to 5 June, 2016, in the city of  Iasi, Romania, is also an opportunity to exchange opinions, experiences between artists and professors, thus offering an opportunity to know each other and, why not, to perfect talents in such a challenging artistic field.