The main jury

The international main jury consists of 7 members and a non-voting Chairman of the jury:

Poul Elming, Opera Singer, Founder of The Lauritz Melchior International Singing Competition

Hans Gammeltoft Hansen, Chairman of the Jury, Professor, Doctor of Law

Anne Gjevang, Opera Singer, Casting Director 

Siegfried Jerusalem, Opera Singer, Professor

Andreas Schmidt, Opera Singer, Professor v. Hochschule für Musik und Theater, München

Michael Bojesen, Artistic and Managing Director of Malmö Opera

Randi Stene, Opera Singer, Professor and Artistic Director of Norwegian National Opera and Ballet


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.


Det Obelske Familiefond - William Demant Fonden - Spar Nord Fonden - Knud Højgaards Fond - Augustinus Fonden

 Dronning Margrethe og Prins Henriks Fond - Gudrun og Palle Mørchs mindefond - Louis-Hansens fond - Toyota-Fonden

 Kong Kristian d. Tiendes Fond - Solistforeningen af 1921 - Aalborg Opera Festival - Musikkens Hus - - Ulla Schønnemanns Tegnestue - Tech-Tool



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