Official Prizes

Grand prize Tenor Viñas of 25.000 €, offered by the Fundació Puig and the Fundació Gran Teatre del Liceu.
A contract offered by the Fundació Gran Teatre del Liceu in a future season.
Gold-plated silver commemorative medal. 

Second prize of 15.000 € offered by Grup Amics del Concurs Tenor Viñas.
Silver commemorative medal.

Third prize “Maria Esperança Salvans Piera” of 11.000 €, offered by Ms. Cristina Bertran Salvans. 
Bronze commemorative medal. 

Fourth prize of 8.000 €, offered by Verse, Reial Cercle Artístic de Barcelona and, in memoriam of Javier Villavecchia and Marta Obregón, offered, by Villasa S.L. 

Fifth prize of 7.000 €, offered by Grup Amics del Concurs Tenor Viñas.

Sixth prize of 6.000 €, offered by Grup Amics del Concurs Tenor Viñas,  Mr. Joaquim Zamacois and Ms. Patricia Malet.

 All candidates can aspire to any of the Official Prizes.

The amounts of the Official Prizes are subject to the tax deductions currently in force in Spain. 

Special Prizes

Extraordinary prize “la Caixa” of 5.000 € and a concert in Caixa Forum , to a best performer of Oratorio –Lied. 

Special prize of 3.000 €, in memoriam of Max Klein and Madronita Andreu, offered by Villasa S.L., to the best performer of Mozart. (Refer to article 15. in the Rules).

Special prize, offered by the Teatro de la Zarzuela to the best performer of zarzuela, in form of a contract in future seasons. (Refer to article 14. in the Rules).

Special prize of 2000 €, offered by the Societat del Gran Teatre del Liceu to the best performer of Wagner. (Refer to article 14. in the Rules).

Special prize of 3.000 €, offered by Catalonia Hoteles, to the best performer of Verdi. (Refer to article 14. in the Rules).

Special prizes are reserved for finalists.

Extraordinary Prizes

Extraordinary prize, granted by the Ferrer-Salat Foundation of Music dedicated to the study of singing technique, granted to six registered Spanish singers who have participated in any of the Contest auditions. The prize will consist of free tuition and hotel for two periods of one week each (from May 8th to 14th, 2023 and from October 2nd to 8th, 2023) to attend classes in vocal technique, taught by soprano Luciana Serra at the Gran Teatre del Liceu.

Special prize of 10.000 €, offered by the tenor Plácido Domingo to a finalist tenor. 

Extraordinary prize of 10.000 €, offered by the tenor Plácido Domingo to the most outstanding Spanish contestant. 

Extraordinary prize of 3.000€, offered by the Association of "Liceistes 4rt i 5èr pis" in memoriam of the baritone Vicens Sardinero, to a finalist baritone and otherwise to a male bass voice.

Extraordinary prize  Victoria de los Ángeles”, as a participation in the Lied Festival “Life Victoria Barcelona 2023”, offered by the Victoria de los Ángeles Foundation with the sponsorship of Ona Futura Foundation, to a complet singer.

Extraordinary prize, offered by the Teatro Real in Madrid, as a contract for a concert of the four main prizewinners of the 60th edition of the Francisco Viñas Contest. (Refer to article 17 in the Rules).

Extraordinary prize, "Astana Opera Debut", in form of a contract in 2023/2024 season, according to the theatre’s repertory.

Extraordinary prize “Mercedes Viñas”, of 6.000 €, offered by Ms. Teresa Vilardell, to study Vocal Technique with an international singer suggested by the Tenor Viñas Contest and according to the awarded singer. The period to be fixed with the secretary of the Tenor Viñas Contest.

Extraordinary prize of 2.000 €, and concert in Festival Viñas de Moià, offered by the Town Council of Moià (Barcelona) -birthplace of Tenor Viñas - and by the Joventuts Musicals de Moià, to the most outstanding Catalan contestant.

Extraordinary prize, offered by the Town Council of Santa Cristina d'Aro, to the winner of the award for the best Catalan singer, as a contract to participate in the Concerts d'Aro Festival, summer 2023. 

Extraordinary prize, offered by the Festival Castell de Peralada to one winner of an official prize, as a contract in the next editions of the Festival. 

Extraordinary prize, offered by the Associació d’Amics de l’Òpera de Sabadell and its president, the soprano Mirna Lacambra, as a contract to a winner of an Official Prize. 

Extraordinary prize, offered by Ms. Leonor Gago, director of LG Artist Management and Concerlírica Ópera International, as a two contracts to perform with her opera company in the next season. Prize reserved for a one male voice and one female voice from the finalists. (Operas: El barbero de Sevilla and Lucia di Lammermoor, May 2023; Norma, November 2023).

Extraordinary prize, offered by the Festival de Música de Cadaqués, as a contract for a recital of a male voice and a female voice from the six official prizes.

Extraordinary prize, offered by Barcelona Obertura, as a contract for a spanish finalist for a recital in the "Festival Ciutat de Clàssica". The recital will be on March 23th, 2023 in the "Centro Cívico Pere Pruna".

Extraordinary prize, offered by the Accademia Musicale Chigiana in Siena, as a scholarship to attend the International Summer Courses, to a young contestant. 

Extraordinary prize offered by the European Opera Centre, as a bursary of up to 3.000 € to participate in the Centre’s projects. Prize reserved for a finalist.

Extraordinary prize of 5 scholarships (value 5.000 € each), offered by Internationale OpernWerkstatt, to 5 singers for the participation in the Festival of young voices / Internationale OpernWerkstatt. They will be presented in 4 scenic performances in Sigriswil, Bern, Basel and Zürich, Switzerland.

Extraordinary prize, offered by the Franz Schubert Association to the best performer of Schubert, as a scholarship to participate in Wolfram Rieger Lied Course during 2023. (Refer to article 16 in the Rules).

Other prizes

Other prizes

All the winners can be considered by the following theatres, societies and organizations for their respective activities:

Teatro Real, Madrid;
Asociación Bilbaína de Amigos de la Ópera;
Ópera de Oviedo;
Teatro de la Maestranza, Seville;
Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona;
Fundació Amics del Liceu;
Musical Olympus International Festival, Saint Petersburg;
Juventudes Musicales Españolas;
The associations of the Federació de Joventuts Musicals de Catalunya;


Winners may also have the possibility to perform on Televisión Española and Radio Nacional de España.



Each winner will be given an Honorary Diploma.