Gervase Elwes Memorial Cup

Syllabus ID: 3.02

Competition: Open to the winners of the following 2019 competitions: Plunket Greene, Joseph O'Mara, Geoghegan, Lieder, Dermot Troy, Percy Whitehead, Nancy Calthorpe, German Government and Dramatic Cups . Competitors must provide their own accompanist.

Test Pieces 2019


An uninterrupted recital of not more than 15 minutes of the competitor's own choice. Songs already sung in any of the above competitions may be repeated. A proportion of marks will be given for the selection of the programme.

Should a competitor win more than one of the above competitions he/she will select which competition to represent in the Gervase Elwes Cup and the runner-up in the one(s) not selected will be permitted to compete, provided 85 marks or more have been awarded.
Competitors must provide their own accompanist.

NB: The winner of this competition will be eligible to apply for the RDS €15,000 Music Bursary. For further information, please visit


Date: 12 April 2019

Time: 7.00pm

Venue: RDS Concert Hall

Adjudicator: Donald Maxwell

1st Prize: Perpetual Cup & Gervase Elwes Medal (which will be the property of the winner). The Mollie Murray €1,000 Award, presented in her memory by her daughter Ann.

Feis Ceoil 2019