Operalia Announces 2023 Competition

By Francisco Salazar

The Operalia Competition has announced the venue for its 30th anniversary.

The organization said that the competition will be hosted by the Cape Philharmonic and the Cape Town Opera and will be held at the Artscape Theatre in Cape Town, South Africa.

Applications will be open until May 5.

The 2022 Operalia competition was held in Riga in Latvia and saw Juliana Grigoryan and Anthony León win the top prizes. Other notable winners of the competition include Lisette Oropesa, Ailyn Perez, Sonya Yoncheva, Aida Garifullina, Ivan Ayon-Rivas, Adriana Gonzalez, Xabier Anduaga, Adela Zaharia, Pretty Yende, and Lise Davidsen win.

Operalia was founded in 1993 by Plácido Domingo to discover and help launch the careers of the most promising young opera singers of today.