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The Annual Sydney International Song Prize is to promote the study and performance of Art Song.

The competition was established in 2017 and is open to all singers (18-35) and pianists (18-40). A twenty minute recital programme must be prepared by each duo and must include songs in at least two languages.

2021 Updated Competition
Details will be forthcoming in relation to the 2021 competition and whether it will be going ahead.

In future, entrants can Apply Online or Download an entry form and return it to or Sign up for updates.

If you are interested in donating to the Sydney International Song Prize please contact the Foundation on 0402 024 118 or at


2019 Sydney Int. Song Prize: Daniel Macey
2019 Richard Bonynge Accompanist Prize in memory of Margaret Caldwell: Antonio Fernandez

2018 Sydney Song Prize: Jonathan Alley
2018 Richard Bonynge Accompanists Prize: Thomas Johnson

2017 Sydney Song Prize: Phoebe Humphreys
2017 Richard Bonynge Accompanists Prize: Benjamin Burton

The Sydney International Song Prize is presented by the Joan Sutherland & Richard Bonynge Foundation as part of its
education and support of young singers.