After an amazing week at the Bolshoi Theatre of the Republic of Belarus we congratulate our finalists 2012:
2nd place Dariya Knyazyeva
3rd place Aiuna Bazargurueva
Anatoli Sivko, Ilya Silchukou, Lyubov Sitnik, Anastasia Kikot, Victoria Yarovaya, Seung Hee Kim, Karina Kherunts, Tatiana Barsukova and Maria Semochkina.
Walther Rösler, Vera Semieniuk, Ahn Byung Jun, Erika Buchholz, Britta Glaser, Rachel Anne Moore, Justin Moore, Artur Grywatzik and Hyunseung You. See you in Minsk!!!
…and special thanks to the Dresdner Piano-Salon Kirsten GmbH for this exceptionally easy and enjoyable cooperation. Many Thanks!!!
Seung Hee Kim
Next preliminary rounds in Russia and Belarus will be held on
Winners are invited to the great final week in the National Bolshoi Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre of the Republic of Belarus.
Apply here – we love to welcome you!
The place of next audition 2012: Volksoper Vienna on November 13th.
Or you choose Dresden… Auditions will be held on November 19th 2012 at the beautiful Dresdner Piano Salon in the Coselpalais near the famous Frauenkirche.
Apply here on our webpage.
And don`t forget the best of you will be invited to come to the final weeks in Linz next year.
We keep our fingers crossed!
On our way to Linz there will be a stoppover.
The competition follows the invitation of the director Vladimir Gridyushko.
The final week of the Competizione dell`Opera will be held from December 17th to December 23rd in the National Academic Bolshoi Ballet- and Opera Theatre of the Republic of Belarus.
The best of the best of this week will be invited to the grand finale in 2013 as part of the International Brucknerfestival in the Brucknerhaus in Linz.
We are working diligently on the preparations for the upcoming Competizione dell`Opera.
To keep up with the amazing last year we must of course come up with something special and it remains exciting a little longer.
We will keep you informed…
The Competizione dell’ Opera 2011 has been completed with outstanding success. It was unanimously agreed by the international jury that the year 2011 shone with the highest level of singers in its history. Thus, the contest has been promoted to the top of International Opera Contests.
On the new stage of the Moscow Bolshoi Theatre, the prize winners of this year’s Competizione dell’Opera were selected in a final concert with the Moscow State Orchestra under the direction of the internationally renowned conductor Asher Fisch on 17 September 2011.
Auditions will be held in Vienna on November 13th, Dresden on November 19th, Moscow, Sochi on December 1st and Minsk on December 15th.
We love to welcome you!
The President of the Competition Management, Prof. Hans-Joachim Frey, expressed his utter satisfaction with this year’s results:
“This year, we have achieved the highest level of the Competizione dell’Opera since its establishment. The three Russian prize winners were the best after all and earn their titles. The contest has been established as one of the world’s best competitions of its kind.”