BBC Cardiff Singer Of The World 2017 Preview: 25-Year-Old Barnokhon Ismatullaeva To Showcase Breadth Of Experience

Barnokhon Ismatullaeva is only 25 years old and, as such, is among the youngest contestants at this year’s BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition. Short Bio Barno hails from Uzbekistan, specifically the Makhamat district of Andizhan. Surprisingly, singing was not her first passion. She graduated music school as a pianist and earned a master’s degree from the State Conservatory {…}

BBC Cardiff Singer Of The World Competition 2017 Preview: From Nomad To Buckingham Palace, Baritone Ariunbaatar Ganbaatar Set For Big Cardiff Showing

From nomad to opera star, baritone Ariunbaatar Ganbaatar is primed for a huge career. He will be among the interesting figures featured at the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition this summer. Short Bio Born on April 8, 1988, Ganbaatar hails from Ulaanbaatar, where his family are nomads. He is a graduate of the Mongolian State University of Culture {…}