The main jury
The international main jury consists of 7 members and a non-voting Chairman of the jury:
Poul Elming, operasanger, grundlægger af The Lauritz Melchior International Singing Competition
Hans Gammeltoft Hansen, formand for juryen, professor, dr.jur.
Anne Gjevang, opersanger, Casting Director,
Siegfried Jerusalem, operasanger, professor,
Andreas Schmidt, operasanger, professor v. Hochschule für Musik und Theater, München
Michael Bojesen, chef for Malmö Opera og Musikteater,
Lilli Paasikivi operasanger, chef for operaen i Helsinki,
Randi Stene, operasanger, professor og Artistic Director for Trondheim Symfoniorkester & Opera
The main jury as judges
The main jury will function as judges at the semi-final and the Gala-final
Rules of the juries
The voting of both juries is confidential. The decisions are final and cannot be appealed.
The voting of all rounds will be done by points, and further participation and award of prizes will be decided on the basis of the total number of points given.
If a jury member is closely related to a participant, the juror will not be able to cast a vote concerning the person in question. The total number of points will be adjusted according to this.
Award of prizes
The jury can choose not to award one or more of the prizes.
Split a prize between two candidates.