The Sonora International Opera Competition Francisco Araiza is created with the purpose of supporting the professional development of young opera singers from around the world, and to recognize Francisco Araiza, one of Mexico’s most respected tenors. The contest also will promote the State of Sonora [Mexico] as a breeding ground of great talents and culture.

The contest will be held annually within the International Pitic Festival, at the Teatro Auditorio del Cobach, located at Blvd. Vildosola, Villa de Seris, Hermosillo, Sonora, 83280.

Entries to the contest must be send to Download application form

  • Any missing or information missing from the entry form, will automatically render the application invalid.
  • All official documents must be scanned in their original color, as proof of age and nationality.
  • All applications will be reviewed by the organizing committee, and their deliberations are final.