International Singing Competition for Young Opera Singers
Final Rounds: June 27 through July 4, 2015 in Amsterdam, Netherlands

Amsterdam Finals 2015

Prize Winners 2014 & Former Prize Winners

Singers Qualified for the Finals - CONGRATULATIONS!

Jared BYBEE

Jared BYBEE

(Baritone, USA)
Hyekyung CHOI

Hyekyung CHOI

(Soprano, Korea South)
Lise DAVIDSEN

Lise DAVIDSEN

(Soprano, Norway)
Zachariah Njoroge KARIITHI

Zachariah Njoroge KARIITHI

(Baritone, Kenya)
Kangmin Justin KIM

Kangmin Justin KIM

(Countertenor, USA)
Domen KRIŽAJ

Domen KRIŽAJ

(Baritone, Slovenia)
Caroline MODIBA

Caroline MODIBA

(Soprano, South Africa)
Lukhanyo MOYAKE

Lukhanyo MOYAKE

(Tenor, South Africa)
Noluvuyiso MPOFU

Noluvuyiso MPOFU

(Soprano, South Africa)
Simone OSBORNE

Simone OSBORNE

(Soprano, Canada)
Ki Hun PARK

Ki Hun PARK

(Tenor, Korea South)
Levy SEKGAPANE

Levy SEKGAPANE

(Tenor, South Africa)
Lasha SESITASHVILI

Lasha SESITASHVILI

(Baritone, Georgia)
Tuuli TAKALA

Tuuli TAKALA

(Soprano, Finland)
Mikhail TIMOSHENKO

Mikhail TIMOSHENKO

(Bass-Baritone, Russia)
Results 2015 - updated live: Singers worldwide: 1314Qualified for the Final Rounds: 180Starting in the 1st Round: 160Semi-Finals: 62

The Opera Jury

  • John M. Mordler

    John M. Mordler
    President
    Chair of the Jury

  • David Agler

    David Agler
    Wexford Festival Opera
    Artistic Director

  • Peter Alward

    Peter Alward
    Osterfestspiele Salzburg
    Geschäftsführender Intendant

  • Dmitrij Bertman

    Dmitrij Bertman
    Helikon Opera Moscow
    Artistic Director

  • Jesús Iglesias Noriega

    Jesús Iglesias Noriega
    Dutch National Opera
    Artistic Administrator

  • Peter Katona

    Peter Katona
    Royal Opera House Covent Garden London
    Casting Director

  • Christoph Meyer

    Christoph Meyer
    Deutsche Oper am Rhein Düsseldorf - Duisburg
    Generalintendant

  • Hein Mulders

    Hein Mulders
    Aalto Theater und Philharmonie Essen
    Intendant

  • Björn Peters

    Björn Peters
    Sächsische Staatsoper Dresden - Semperoper
    Künstlerischer Betriebsdirektor

  • Christina Scheppelmann

    Christina Scheppelmann
    Gran Teatre del Liceu
    General Artistic Director

  • Christoph Seuferle

    Christoph Seuferle
    Deutsche Oper Berlin
    Operndirektor

  • Alard von Rohr

    Alard von Rohr
    A pro just classics / Festliche Operngala der Deutschen AIDS-Stiftung
    Geschäftsführer / Künstl. Leiter

  • Michael Williams

    Michael Williams
    Cape Town Opera
    Managing Director

  • Diane Zola

    Diane Zola
    Houston Grand Opera
    Director of Artistic Administration

Why Participate?

  • InternationalThe world’s best networked singing competition with qualifying rounds in 63 cities. Singers (males/females) of all nationalities are invited to enter the competition in the international qualifying rounds. List of all cities
  • JuryThe jury members of the final rounds are exclusively opera and casting directors of international renowned opera houses, who award additional engagements to the participants. List of all jury members
  • ObserversNumerous singers’ agents and representatives of international opera and concert houses visit the final rounds as observers. They have made the International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition into a veritable “Wall Street of Voices”. It’s your “springboard” to a career in opera. List of registered observers
  • EngagementsThe engagement ratio of past participants of the final rounds is about 70%. List of all prizes and engagements
Dutch National Opera & Ballet

Dutch National Opera & Ballet

Amsterdam 2015

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