BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition Announces 2021 Contestants

The BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition has announced the names of this year’s contestants. The following singers will be competing for the prestigious award: soprano Christina Gansch, tenor Chuan Wang, bass Nicolai Elsberg, mezzo-soprano Stephanie Wake-Edwards, mezzo-soprano Natalia Kutateladze, soprano Álfheiður Erla Guðmundsdóttir, baritone Michael Rakotoarivony, baritone Ankhbayar Enkhbold, baritone Gihoon Kim, bass-baritone Jusung Park, soprano Elbenita Kajtazi {…}

Pretty Yende & Stephanie Wake-Edwards Headline Royal Opera House’s International Woman’s Day Celebration

The Royal Opera House has announced a week-long celebration of International Woman’s Day 2021. It all kicks off with the company’s “Insight” series which will include a panel discussion with major figures in the art world. Arifa Akbar, chief theatre critic of The Guardian, will lead the discussion with Frances Morris, Director and writer of Tate Modern; Paule Constable, lighting {…}