Metropolitan Opera, Washington National Opera & Royal Opera House Among Jury Members at Operalia Competition

By Francisco Salazar

The Operalia Competition has announced the 2024 jury members.

This year’s jury includes:

André Comploi – Artistic Coordinator, Teatro alla Scala di Milano

Sophie de Lint – Director, Dutch National Opera, Amsterdam

Marta Domingo – Stage Director

Jonathan Friend – Artistic Advisor, The Metropolitan Opera, New York
Artistic Advisor, Irish National Opera, Dublin
Casting Consultant, Royal Swedish Opera, Stockholm

Samuel Gelber – Director of Artistic Planning, Washington National Opera

Peter Katona – Director of Casting, Royal Opera House, London

Robert Körner – Casting Director, Wiener Staatsoper

David Lomelí – Casting Consultant, Bayerische Staatsoper, Munich
Artistic Consultant, Dallas Opera
Chief Artistic Advisor, Santa Fe Opera

Christina Scheppelmann – Appointed General and Artistic Director, La Monnaie/De Munt, Brussels

Carolin Wielpütz – Director of Artistic Planning, Musik Theater an der Wien

The 2024 edition of Operalia, The World Opera Competition led by Placido Domingo, will take place from September 15 to 21 at the National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) in Mumbai, India. This year the competition will showcase singers from the USA, China, UK, India, Cuba, Italy, Kazakhstan, New Zealand, Ukraine, Russia, Australia, Belarus, South Korea, Uzbekistan, India, Sweden, Poland, and Azerbaijan.