Plácido Domingo Announces Operalia Competition 2019 Finalists, With A Twist

The Operalia Competition has revealed the 12 finalists who will be competing for its top prize on Friday, July 26, 2019. The 12 finalists included Felicia Moore, Gihoon Kim, Christina Nilsson, Piotr Buszewski, Xabier Anduaga, Bongani Justice Kubheka, Liv Redpath, Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, Anna Shapovalova, Maria Kataeva, Adriana Gonzalez, and Mario Bahg. While making the announcement, legendary singer Plácido Domingo noted {…}

Operalia Competition Announces Semi-Finalists

The Operalia Competition has announced its semifinalists for both the opera and zarzuela competition. Audiences will be able to view the semifinals via live stream on Operalia’s Facebook page. In the opera competition, audiences will see baritone Germán Alcántara, tenor Xabier Anduaga, tenor Mario Bahg, tenor, soprano Lada Bočková, tenor Piotr Buszewski, soprano Adriana Gonzalez, mezzo-soprano Maria Kataeva, baritone Gihoon Kim, {…}

Rihab Chaieb & Samantha Hankey Among 2018 Soprano-Less Operalia Finalists

Operalia has announced the 12 finalists who will win compete for the top prize at the annual competition. Per the opera competition the finalists announced are Russian tenor Migran Agadzhanyan, Candian mezzo Rihab Chaieb, Canadian/Italian mezzo Emily D’Angelo, Portuguese tenor Luis Gomes, American mezzo Samantha Hankey, German baritone Johannes Kammler, Chinese tenor Long Long, Belarus tenor Pavel Petrov, American baritone Sean Michael Plumb, South African {…}

Rihab Chaieb, Samantha Hankey, Vanessa Vasquez Among Operalia 2018 Semifinalists

The 2018 Operalia Competition has announced its semifinalists. Per the official website, the singers have been whittled down to 24 artists for the opera competition and 12 for the Zarzuela section. The semifinalists in the opera slate include soprano Zarina Abaeva, tenor Migran Agadzhanyan, soprano Cornelia Beskow, mezzo Rihab Chaieb, mezzo Emily D’Angelo, tenor Luis Gomes, mezzo Samantha Hankey, mezzo {…}

Plácido Domingo’s Operalia Announces 40 Participants For 2018 Competition

The Operalia Competition has announced the 40 singers that were selected to participate in the 2018 Showcase at the Teatro Nacional de São Carlos in Lisbon, Portugal. The competition founded by Plácido Domingo will see such singers as Metropolitan Opera National Council Audition winners Samantha Hankey and Vanessa Vasquez, Metropolitan Opera Lindemann Young Artists Rihab Chaieb and Petr Nekoranec, LA {…}