The International Singing Competition for Young Opera Singers
Final Rounds: June 04 through June 11, 2022 in Jurmala (Latvia)

Singers in the Final Rounds after 51 out of 52 Qualifications

Baia Saganelidze

Baia Saganelidze

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Timoleon Sirlantzis. Photo: Reiner Nicklas

Timoleon Sirlantzis

Baritone / Bass

weilian Wang

weilian Wang

Tenor

jihoon park. Photo: jihoon Park

jihoon park

Tenor

Yewon Han

Yewon Han

Soprano

Anna-Maria Lisa Koßbau. Photo: Carla Böhringer

Anna-Maria Lisa Koßbau

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Tereza Kotlánová. Photo: Barbara Repe
Kali Hardwick. Photo: Marija Pongrac

Kali Hardwick

Soprano

Rein Kim

Rein Kim

Soprano

Lubov Karetnikova. Photo: Anna Tarabrina
Lantao Li

Lantao Li

Baritone / Bass

Anush Martirosyan

Anush Martirosyan

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Eva Langeland Gjerde. Photo: Kristoffer Sandven

Eva Langeland Gjerde

Soprano

Martin Morháč

Martin Morháč

Baritone / Bass

Ron Silberstein. Photo: Gaya Saadon

Ron Silberstein

Tenor

Barbora Ďubeková

Barbora Ďubeková

Soprano

Kazumi Yokoyama. Photo: Yoshinobu Fukaya

Kazumi Yokoyama

Soprano

Rueben Mbonambi

Rueben Mbonambi

Baritone / Bass

Hyerin Park

Hyerin Park

Soprano

Manda Sviben. Photo: Marta Kotolenko

Manda Sviben

Soprano

Sofia Poulopoulou
Vesna Djurkovic

Vesna Djurkovic

Soprano

Andżelika Wiśniewska

Andżelika Wiśniewska

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Subin Park

Subin Park

Soprano

Magdalena Lucjan

Magdalena Lucjan

Soprano

Anaís Mejías. Photo: Jorge Diana

Anaís Mejías

Soprano

Hyun Jung Kim

Hyun Jung Kim

Tenor

Rafaela Albuquerque. Photo: Andrea Rossi

Rafaela Albuquerque

Soprano

Kabelo Lebyana

Kabelo Lebyana

Baritone / Bass

Jisung Lee

Jisung Lee

Baritone / Bass

Gal Kohav. Photo: Uri Elkayam

Gal Kohav

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Shanley Horvitz

Shanley Horvitz

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Hailing Piao. Photo: Ruihang Sun

Hailing Piao

Soprano

Angela Schisano. Photo: Yasuko Kageyama

Angela Schisano

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

SEOHEE KANG

SEOHEE KANG

Soprano

Louise Foor. Photo: Pierre Foor

Louise Foor

Soprano

Zuzanna Hwang-Cempla. Photo: Marcin Cempla

Zuzanna Hwang-Cempla

Soprano

Brent Michael Smith. Photo: Carrington Spires

Brent Michael Smith

Baritone / Bass

Hyunju Mun

Hyunju Mun

Soprano

Marina Shakhdinarova

Marina Shakhdinarova

Soprano

Pete Thanapat Tripuvanantakul. Photo: Oytun Gural

Pete Thanapat Tripuvanantakul

Baritone / Bass

Annika Westlund. Photo: Lydia Rech @ rech&friends

Annika Westlund

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Anna Kudriashova

Anna Kudriashova

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Hyerim Kim

Hyerim Kim

Soprano

Ava Dodd. Photo: Olivia da Costa

Ava Dodd

Soprano

Sanna Matinniemi

Sanna Matinniemi

Soprano

Ceren Aydın. Photo: murat dürüm

Ceren Aydın

Soprano

Ilkin Alpay

Ilkin Alpay

Soprano

Irina Vekszler

Irina Vekszler

Soprano

Taejun Jeong

Taejun Jeong

Baritone / Bass

Vartan Gabrielian

Vartan Gabrielian

Baritone / Bass

Jongwoo Kim

Jongwoo Kim

Tenor

Katarzyna Marczewska
Katarzyna Toboła

Katarzyna Toboła

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Alexandra Nowakowski

Alexandra Nowakowski

Soprano

Jiacheng Tan

Jiacheng Tan

Baritone / Bass

Monika Zasheva

Monika Zasheva

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Inkyu Park

Inkyu Park

Tenor

Chanhee CHO

Chanhee CHO

Baritone / Bass

Olivera Ticevic. Photo: Nino Felbab

Olivera Ticevic

Soprano

Josipa Bilić. Photo: Luka Šatara

Josipa Bilić

Soprano

Nikita Ivasechko

Nikita Ivasechko

Baritone / Bass

Tyler Zimmerman

Tyler Zimmerman

Baritone / Bass

Michał Romanowski

Michał Romanowski

Baritone / Bass

Key'mon Murrah. Photo: Ben Boutell

Key'mon Murrah

Countertenor

Elena Sverdiolaite

Elena Sverdiolaite

Soprano

Nuri Park

Nuri Park

Soprano

Mateusz Ługowski

Mateusz Ługowski

Baritone / Bass

Donggun Seo

Donggun Seo

Baritone / Bass

Maya Gour

Maya Gour

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Jeremy Kleeman. Photo: Blueprint Studios

Jeremy Kleeman

Baritone / Bass

Cierra Byrd. Photo: Marjorie Raggo

Cierra Byrd

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Rosha Maura Fitzhowle. Photo: Jo Magrean

Rosha Maura Fitzhowle

Soprano

Shannon Keegan. Photo: Bree Bragg

Shannon Keegan

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Yarden Kiperman

Yarden Kiperman

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Han Seong Yun

Han Seong Yun

Baritone / Bass

Vittorio De Campo

Vittorio De Campo

Baritone / Bass

Jana Markovic. Photo: Philip Brunnader

Jana Markovic

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Marta Huptas

Marta Huptas

Soprano

Junho Hwang

Junho Hwang

Tenor

Vittoria Vimercati. Photo: Giacomo Sala

Vittoria Vimercati

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Ido Beit Halachmi. Photo: Dan Safier

Ido Beit Halachmi

Tenor

Leila Kirves. Photo: Ian Redd

Leila Kirves

Soprano

Marcelo Coelho Pereira Junior

Marcelo Coelho Pereira Junior

Baritone / Bass

Daniel Noyola. Photo: Jiyang Chen

Daniel Noyola

Baritone / Bass

Iuliia Cherskaia. Photo: Maria Ilyina

Iuliia Cherskaia

Soprano

Tristan Blanchet. Photo: Tashko Tasheff
Alice Cahya Putri

Alice Cahya Putri

Soprano

CARLOS ARAMBULA

CARLOS ARAMBULA

Baritone / Bass

Minhyung Roh

Minhyung Roh

Baritone / Bass

Judith Ankoué. Photo: Jamal Achbar

Judith Ankoué

Soprano

Jiyeon Park

Jiyeon Park

Soprano

Berk Dalkılıç
Han Kim. Photo: Jörn Kipping

Han Kim

Baritone / Bass

Yeji Lee

Yeji Lee

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Meinir Wyn Roberts. Photo: Gerard Collett
Mirjam Evelyne Fässler. Photo: Victor Marin Roman

Mirjam Evelyne Fässler

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Bongwangani Zwane. Photo: Mark Cloete

Bongwangani Zwane

Baritone / Bass

Anne Sophie Petit

Anne Sophie Petit

Soprano

Gabriela Flores. Photo: Paul Sirochman

Gabriela Flores

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Tomi Punkeri. Photo: Gerald Geerink

Tomi Punkeri

Baritone / Bass

BREAKING NEWS
The International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition stands for peaceful coexistence. Every year we organize more than 70 qualifying rounds worldwide with up to 1,200 singers from all over the world. We want to continue doing so, together with our colleagues, friends and singers from Ukraine, Russia and from more than 40 other countries every year. We condemn Russia's attack on Ukraine, which was ordered by Vladimir Putin in violation of international law.

Why Participate?

887 Singers

The Belvedere Competition is one of the largest competitions for young opera singers in the world. 887 singers participated in 2021. Become part of the global singing elite and start your international opera career!

50% Engagement Ratio

5 engagements were awarded by the Opera Jury in 2021 to the 10 finalists. This makes a commitment rate of 50.0%.

20 Jury 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.

12 Professional Observers

Numerous singers’ agents and representatives – 17 in 2021 – 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.

52 Qualification 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.

40 Years of Experience

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

Singers in the Finals 2021

Ketevan Chuntishvili. Photo: Marlies Kross
Jaesung Park. Photo: Gyung woon Kim

Jaesung Park

Baritone / Bass

Margarita Polonskaia

Margarita Polonskaia

Soprano

Fleuranne Brockway. Photo: Aaron Cawley

Fleuranne Brockway

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Verity Wingate. Photo: Bart Domhof

Verity Wingate

Soprano

  • Trophy2nd Prize Opera
  • Handshake Awarded Engagement:
    Konzert Theater Bern
Ilia Kazakov

Ilia Kazakov

Baritone / Bass

Kangyoon Lee. Photo: Hara Noh

Kangyoon Lee

Tenor

  • Trophy3rd Prize Opera
  • Handshake Awarded Engagement:
    Deutsche Oper Berlin
Joshua Lovell. Photo: Simon Pauly

Joshua Lovell

Tenor

  • Trophy1st Prize Opera
  • TrophyMedia Prize
Elena Villalón. Photo: Jiyang Chen

Elena Villalón

Soprano

  • Trophy2nd Prize Opera
  • TrophyAudience Prize
  • TrophyCS Rising Stars
  • TrophyWil Keune Prize
  • Handshake Awarded Engagements:
    Deutsche Oper am Rhein
    Seattle Opera
Ilya Silchuk. Photo: Robert Raithel

Ilya Silchuk

Baritone / Bass

  • Handshake Awarded Engagement:
    Sächsische Staatsoper - Semperoper
Photo: Final rounds at Theater Erfurt 2021 - Photo in the background at Concert Hall Dzintari