The Lauritz Melchior International Singing Competition (LMISC) was founded by the esteemed Wagner Singer Poul Elming, and was held for the first time in 2010.
The objectives of the competition are:
• To venerate and honour one of the greatest Wagnerian tenors, Lauritz Melchior, from Denmark
• To identify and profile the best young Wagnerian singers of today
• To place Aalborg, Musikkens Hus and Aalborg Symphony Orchestra on the musical world map