Mietta Blog

2019 Competition News

Thursday, February 22, 2018

Thanks to the support of our donors, volunteers, singers and accompanists the Mietta Song Competition has had a very successful 22 years of operation since the first Competition in 1995. We are committed to continuing that success in the future. But in recent years we have been forced to change venues a number of times and have had to work hard to ensure we continued as an entirely volunteer run organisation. 
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Laura King & Rosie Riebl at the Sydney Fringe

Friday, September 15, 2017
Laura King, winner of the 2016 Competition, and Rosie Riebl who met during that Competition are collaborating and performing in Sydney Fringe Festival on 28-30 September in a program of songs by Australian women composers. For more details go to  
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MSC recital in Port Fairy

Wednesday, October 05, 2016

On Saturday October 8, MSC 2016 winners Laura King (soprano) and Jonathan Wilson (piano) will perform Mietta in Focus at the Port Fairy Spring Music Festival. We are excited to facilitate this recital with the support of the Williamson Foundation.  
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2016 Winners Announced

Monday, July 18, 2016

Sydney-based soprano Laura King was awarded the first prize (the Mietta Prize) at the final of the Mietta Song Competition on 17 July 2016 at the Australian National Academy of Music, South Melbourne. Dedicated to promoting the performance and wider appreciation of Art Song, the Mietta Song Competition is a biennial contest for classical singers and pianists. 
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2016 Finalists Announced

Saturday, July 16, 2016

The finalists for the 2016 Mietta Song Competition have been announced - In performance order they are:  
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Former MSC Winner Blake Fischer in Concert

Monday, June 20, 2016

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2016 Judges, Masters and Venues Announced

Thursday, May 19, 2016

The Master Classes for the 2016 Mietta Song Competition will be held at St Stephen's Anglican Church, Richmond on Thursday June 14 and Friday June 15. Entrance to the Master Classes is by gold coin donation. 
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Free Master Class with Noëmi Nadelmann & Brian Castles-Onion

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Gertrude Opera's free Master Class with Noëmi Nadelmann & Brian Castles-Onion Open Master Class is quickly approaching. 
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Updated: 2016 Semi-Finalists Announced

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Following several late changes, the 2016 Mietta Song Competition Semi-Finalists are as follows: 
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Alex Raineri Curates a Fellowship Concert at ANAM

Wednesday, April 27, 2016

Pianist Alex Raineri, who formed part of the winning pair of the 2014 Mietta Song Competition, is curating a concert program as part of a fellowship at ANAM. His upcoming recital, to take place on Friday the 6th of May, will feature a collection of works for piano, string quartet and soprano.  
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