BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2019 Announces Finalists For Song Prize

The BBC Cardiff Singer of the World has announced the five finalists for the song prize competition. They include tenor Mingjie Lei, Sooyeon Lee, baritone Andrei Kymach, mezzo-soprano Angharad Lyddon and tenor Roman Arndt. The four will compete in Thursday’s final song prize round. Ukrainian baritone Kymach performed songs by Tchaikovsky, Borodin, Kos-Anatolsky, and Rachmaninoff. Kymach is set to appear {…}

Anthony Clark Evans Wins Round 1 of BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2017 Main Prize

Anthony Clark Evans has won the first round of the Main Prize competition at the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition. The American baritone performed excerpts from three different romantic composers including Bizet, Wagner and Leoncavallo. He kicked off his first concert with “L’orage s’est calmé… O Nadir, tender ami,” from “Les Pêcheurs des Perles.” That was followed by {…}

BBC Cardiff Singer Of The World Competition 2017 Preview: Ukraine’s Iurii Samoilov Will Display Tremendous Vocal Versatility

When it comes to versatility, few have more than baritone Iurii Samoilov, who feels just as comfortable in Britten as he does in Rossini. His talents will be on display at the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition this summer. Short Bio The baritone, who hails from Ukraine, received his master’s degree with honors from the National Music Academy, {…}