The International Singing Competition for Young Opera Singers
Final Rounds: June 30 through July 07, 2019 in Villach (Austria)

Singers in the Final Rounds after 71 out of 71 Qualifications

Dongyoung An

Dongyoung An

Baritone / Bass

WenMeng Gu. Photo: Nine

WenMeng Gu

Soprano

Anton Kuzenok. Photo: Paul Leclaire
Owen McCausland. Photo: Emily Ding
Nataliia Kukhar. Photo: Sergiy Bereziak

Nataliia Kukhar

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Diana Gouglina. Photo: Tashko Tasheff

Diana Gouglina

Soprano

Gabrijela Deglin

Gabrijela Deglin

Soprano

Na'ama Shulman. Photo: Haim Kimchi

Na'ama Shulman

Soprano

Park Changdai

Park Changdai

Baritone / Bass

Boikhutso Owen Metsileng

Boikhutso Owen Metsileng

Tenor

Ayako Ohtake

Ayako Ohtake

Soprano

Katia Ledoux. Photo: Jerzy Bin

Katia Ledoux

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Leo Hyunho Kim. Photo: Shirley Suarez

Leo Hyunho Kim

Baritone / Bass

Sol Her

Sol Her

Soprano

Stefan Astakhov. Photo: Heinz Wernecke

Stefan Astakhov

Baritone / Bass

Marlena Keine. Photo: Janis Romanovskis

Marlena Keine

Soprano

Berk Dalkilic

Berk Dalkilic

Tenor

Ivana Milinčić

Ivana Milinčić

Soprano

Jongmyung Lim

Jongmyung Lim

Baritone / Bass

Ufuk Toker

Ufuk Toker

Tenor

Yulia Sokolik

Yulia Sokolik

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Victoria De Sousa Real. Photo: Stefan Schweiger

Victoria De Sousa Real

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Adriana Banasova

Adriana Banasova

Soprano

Maximilian Krummen. Photo: Ulrich Ritter

Maximilian Krummen

Baritone / Bass

Toshi Nakajima

Toshi Nakajima

Countertenor

Sara Rossini. Photo: Edoardo Piva

Sara Rossini

Soprano

Igor Loškár

Igor Loškár

Baritone / Bass

Maria Wester. Photo: Shirley Suarez

Maria Wester

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Margaux de Valensart. Photo: István Borzás
Marie Lys. Photo: Clive Barda

Marie Lys

Soprano

Alexandra Flood

Alexandra Flood

Soprano

Christina Yae-Eun Seo
Tasha Koontz. Photo: Joshua Albanese

Tasha Koontz

Soprano

Marta Stachyra. Photo: fot. Jolanta Witkowska

Marta Stachyra

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Lotte Verstaen. Photo: Hugo Segers

Lotte Verstaen

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Bonsu Ku

Bonsu Ku

Baritone / Bass

Vsevolod Marilov

Vsevolod Marilov

Tenor

Elise Charrel. Photo: Mathilde Dufraisse

Elise Charrel

Soprano

Narea Son. Photo: Richard Byrdy

Narea Son

Soprano

Diana Nurmukhametova
Slávka Zámečníková. Photo: Alfheidur Erla
long Guo

long Guo

Baritone / Bass

Rebecca Rodgers. Photo: Noel Thompson

Rebecca Rodgers

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Erica Petrocelli. Photo: Suzanne Vinnik
Artyom Wasnetsoff

Artyom Wasnetsoff

Baritone / Bass

Claire de Monteil. Photo: Paul Sirochman
Ethan Vincent (Simpson). Photo: Arielle Doneson

Ethan Vincent (Simpson)

Baritone / Bass

Oleksii Vereshchak

Oleksii Vereshchak

Baritone / Bass

Marcela Rahal. Photo: André Rabello

Marcela Rahal

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Danylo Matviienko. Photo: Sergey Duzhikh

Danylo Matviienko

Baritone / Bass

Nozomi Kato. Photo: Sergio López

Nozomi Kato

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Rafal Tomkiewicz. Photo: Sławomir Olszyk

Rafal Tomkiewicz

Countertenor

Magdalena Pluta

Magdalena Pluta

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Changhoun Eo. Photo: Junho Lee

Changhoun Eo

Countertenor

Alexandra Razskazoff. Photo: Paul Sirochman
Maja Sremec

Maja Sremec

Soprano

Annika Schlicht. Photo: Simon Pauly

Annika Schlicht

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Alannah Garnier. Photo: Monseé (VGR Creative Group)

Alannah Garnier

Soprano

Zachary Wilson. Photo: Simon Pauly

Zachary Wilson

Baritone / Bass

Agnes Thorsteins

Agnes Thorsteins

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Giorgi Sharvashidze. Photo: Dikarka

Giorgi Sharvashidze

Tenor

Karolina Róża Kowalczyk. Photo: Karpati&Zarewicz

Karolina Róża Kowalczyk

Soprano

Daegyun Jeong

Daegyun Jeong

Baritone / Bass

Elisabeth Meyer. Photo: Mats Bäcker

Elisabeth Meyer

Soprano

Simone Victor. Photo: Irina Boersma

Simone Victor

Soprano

Alina Godunov

Alina Godunov

Soprano

Zura Nakeuri

Zura Nakeuri

Baritone / Bass

Yohan Kim

Yohan Kim

Baritone / Bass

Igor Onishchenko. Photo: EdGrig

Igor Onishchenko

Baritone / Bass

Chanyung Yoon

Chanyung Yoon

Tenor

Rodrigo Sosa Dal Pozzo

Rodrigo Sosa Dal Pozzo

Countertenor

STYLIANI Kavvadia

STYLIANI Kavvadia

Soprano

Stefany Findrik. Photo: Anamarija Tadin

Stefany Findrik

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Urška Kastelic

Urška Kastelic

Soprano

Sara Cortolezzis

Sara Cortolezzis

Soprano

Inez Osina Rues. Photo: Nejc Pavlič

Inez Osina Rues

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Masabane Cecilia Rangwanasha
Kyubo Na

Kyubo Na

Baritone / Bass

Meinir Wyn Roberts. Photo: Alexa P Wilding
Sara Swietlicki. Photo: Bildbyrån Göran Petersson AB

Sara Swietlicki

Soprano

Anastasia Barun

Anastasia Barun

Soprano

Margaret Newcomb. Photo: Corey Hayes

Margaret Newcomb

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Hugo Laporte. Photo: Catherine Charron-Drolet

Hugo Laporte

Baritone / Bass

Dongwon Kang

Dongwon Kang

Tenor

Anna (Hana) Tetruashvili

Anna (Hana) Tetruashvili

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Leonid Shoshyn

Leonid Shoshyn

Tenor

Zihao Lin

Zihao Lin

Baritone / Bass

Egor Zhuravskii. Photo: Ruslan Condrashin

Egor Zhuravskii

Tenor

Katarína Kurucová

Katarína Kurucová

Soprano

Rita Marques. Photo: Sónia Godinho

Rita Marques

Soprano

Grace Maria Wain. Photo: B C Walton

Grace Maria Wain

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Kalvis Kalnins. Photo: Pauls Zvirbulis

Kalvis Kalnins

Baritone / Bass

Marcin Hutek

Marcin Hutek

Baritone / Bass

Shujun Huo

Shujun Huo

Soprano

Levan Tabukashvili

Levan Tabukashvili

Baritone / Bass

Anikó Kronauer-Vida. Photo: Adrienn Örkényi
Beren Kader Fidan. Photo: Volkan Kovancisoy
Dariusz Perczak

Dariusz Perczak

Baritone / Bass

Anna Harvey. Photo: Justin Kim

Anna Harvey

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Annika Leino. Photo: Tessa Lehmuslehto

Annika Leino

Soprano

Toshiyuki Muramatsu

Toshiyuki Muramatsu

Countertenor

Rocío del Pilar Fernández. Photo: Máximo Parpagnoli
Di Yang

Di Yang

Baritone / Bass

Anastasiia Doroshenko. Photo: Maxim Dudchenko

Anastasiia Doroshenko

Soprano

Louise Keast. Photo: Maja Pearson

Louise Keast

Soprano

Pablo Martinez

Pablo Martinez

Tenor

Maksym Nazarenko

Maksym Nazarenko

Baritone / Bass

Pureum Jo. Photo: Pino

Pureum Jo

Soprano

Siphokazi Molteno. Photo: Mother city photographers

Siphokazi Molteno

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Janusz Żak. Photo: Agnieszka Plata

Janusz Żak

Baritone / Bass

Tahnee Niboro

Tahnee Niboro

Soprano

Viktoria McConnell. Photo: Juraj Kuchar

Viktoria McConnell

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Lauren Scully. Photo: Noel Thompson

Lauren Scully

Soprano

Alexey Gusev

Alexey Gusev

Baritone / Bass

Vero Miller. Photo: Farina Grieb

Vero Miller

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Valeriia Savinskaia

Valeriia Savinskaia

Soprano

Hai Yang JANG. Photo: Haiyang Jiang

Hai Yang JANG

Baritone / Bass

Anne-Fleur Werner. Photo: Shirley Suarez
Anastasiia Petrova
Kudaibergen Abildin

Kudaibergen Abildin

Tenor

Anush Martirosyan. Photo: Lyn Kao

Anush Martirosyan

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Elisabeth Sergeeva

Elisabeth Sergeeva

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Sónia Grané

Sónia Grané

Soprano

Karina Repova. Photo: Farina Grieb

Karina Repova

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Andrew Manea. Photo: Lauren Gabrielle Photography

Andrew Manea

Baritone / Bass

Aleksei Bublik. Photo: ALEKSEY BUBLIK (BARITON)

Aleksei Bublik

Baritone / Bass

Rachel Pines

Rachel Pines

Soprano

Lucia Dziubinski. Photo: Mariusz Magnuszewski
Maya Yahav Gour (Gur). Photo: Guy Hecht

Maya Yahav Gour (Gur)

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Nino Zakaidze. Photo: Maka Alania

Nino Zakaidze

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Bryan Murray. Photo: Iris Rogers

Bryan Murray

Baritone / Bass

Szymon Mechliński. Photo: Zbychu Nowak

Szymon Mechliński

Baritone / Bass

Maria Boiko

Maria Boiko

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Natsumi Uchi. Photo: Takeshi Obata

Natsumi Uchi

Soprano

Franziska Roggenbuck. Photo: Lolo Logie Photography

Franziska Roggenbuck

Soprano

Jaeil Kim. Photo: Wolfgang Runkel

Jaeil Kim

Tenor

Bella Amaryan

Bella Amaryan

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Saori Masuda

Saori Masuda

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Hanyi Jang

Hanyi Jang

Soprano

Florence Losseau. Photo: Mark Noormann

Florence Losseau

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Diego Silva. Photo: Teresa Castillo Olmos

Diego Silva

Tenor

Vera Talerko

Vera Talerko

Soprano

Abraham Breton

Abraham Breton

Tenor

Anastasia Michailidi
Lilia-Fruz Bulhakova

Lilia-Fruz Bulhakova

Soprano

Jana Cvetkovic

Jana Cvetkovic

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Ahyoung Kim

Ahyoung Kim

Soprano

Giorgi Mtchedlishvili

Giorgi Mtchedlishvili

Baritone / Bass

Why Participate?

1127Singers

The Belvedere Competition is one of the largest competitions for young opera singers in the world. 1127 singers participated in 2018. Become part of the global singing elite and start your international opera career!

63%Engagement Ratio

10 of the 16 singers in the finals 2018 were given an engagement by one of our opera jury members right away. That makes a ratio of 62.5%.

23Jury Members

The Opera Jury in the final rounds is composed exclusively with opera and casting directors of the most prestigious opera houses, who award additional engagements to the participants. The international Media Jury in the final rounds awards the additional Media Prize.

43Professional Observers

Numerous 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.

71Qualification Cities

The international qualifying rounds are held each year on all continents and gives young, highly talented opera singers the best access to the professional opera world.

38Years of Experience

The Belvedere Singing Competition started in 1982, making it one of the renowned and best networked singing competition in the world.

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