Prizes

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1st Prize

Donated in memoriam KS Teresa Stich-Randall († 17 July 2007 in Vienna, Austria)

Dr. Véra Gregor about her prize sponsoring: “Both in my personal and professional life, I was deeply influenced by the friendship of opera singer Teresa Stich-Randall. It’s important for me to make the achievements and attitude of this special artist known to the young singers of the Belvedere Competition.”

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2nd Prize

Donated by Jan Meulendijks and Bart Schuil (Netherlands)

Jan Meulendijks and Bart Schuil about their prize sponsoring: “The promotion of young opera singers in the Netherlands as well as internationally is our concern for many years. We are very happy to promote this award again in 2020.”

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3rd Prize

Donated by Valentin and Anni Leitgeb Foundation (Austria)

Dr. Walburga Litschauer about her prize sponsoring: “It’s incredibly exciting to discover and encourage the stars of tomorrow. Cultural funding is so important and I like to promote the phantastic idea of the International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition.”

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Prize of the Audience

Donated by ...

If you wish to donate the Prize of Audience, please don´t hesitate to contact us directly: Isabella Gabor & Holger Bleck

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Prize of the International Media-Jury

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If you wish to donate the Prize of the International Media-Jury, please don´t hesitate to contact us directly: Isabella Gabor & Holger Bleck

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CS Rising Stars 2020

Awarded by the Carinthian Summer Music Festival in Austria

Engagement for a solo recital or an engagement in the festival 2021

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Hans Gabor Prize

Awarded by Yasuko Mitsui

To a singer of her choice.

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Wil Keune Prize

Awarded by Jane Carty (Ireland)

For a young singer, born after 1994, who shows real potential.

Opera Jury

John Mordler

John Mordler

Monte Carlo, London
Monte Carlo (Monaco)
Artistic Director & President of the Opera Jury

Michael Ajzenstadt

Michael Ajzenstadt

The Israeli Opera Tel-Aviv-Yafo
Tel Aviv (Israel)
Artistic Administrator

Dmitry Bertman

Dmitry Bertman

Helikon Opera
Moscow (Russia)
Artistic Director

Rosetta Cucchi

Rosetta Cucchi

Wexford Festival Opera
Wexford (Ireland)
Artistic Director

Heribert Germeshausen

Heribert Germeshausen

Theater Dortmund
Dortmund (Germany)
Opernintendant

Olga Kapanina

Olga Kapanina

The Bolshoi Theatre of Russia
Moscow (Russia)
Casting Director

Peter Katona. Photo: Rob Moore

Peter Katona

Royal Opera House Covent Garden
London (United Kingdom)
Casting Director

Guntars Kirsis

Guntars Kirsis

Dzintari Concert Hall
Jurmala (Latvia)
Managing & Artistic Director

Christoph Meyer. Photo: Max Brunnert

Christoph Meyer

Deutsche Oper am Rhein
Düsseldorf (Germany)
Generalintendant

Guy Montavon

Guy Montavon

Theater Erfurt
Erfurt (Germany)
Generalintendant

Hein Mulders. Photo: Lorenz Sven

Hein Mulders

Aalto-Theater und Philharmonie
Essen (Germany)
Intendant

Björn Peters

Björn Peters

Sächsische Staatsoper - Semperoper
Dresden (Germany)
Künstlerischer Betriebsdirektor

Henning Ruhe

Henning Ruhe

Bayerische Staatsoper - Künstlerischer Betriebsdirektor
Munich (Germany)
Göteborg Opera - designated Artistic Director (Sweden)

Christina Scheppelmann. Photo: Miralis

Christina Scheppelmann

Seattle Opera
Seattle (USA)
General Director

Florian Scholz

Florian Scholz

Konzert Theater Bern
Bern (Switzerland)
Intendant

Christoph Seuferle

Christoph Seuferle

Deutsche Oper Berlin
Berlin (Germany)
Operndirektor

Egils Silins

Egils Silins

Latvian National Opera
Riga (Latvia)
General Director

Diane Zola

Diane Zola

Metropolitan Opera
New York (USA)
Assistant General Manager

Media Jury

Jane Carty

Jane Carty

Royal Irish Academy of Music / Raidió Teilifís Éireann
Dublin (Ireland)
Board of Governors / Founder RTE Musician of the Future Festival

Martin Fichter-Wöß

Martin Fichter-Wöß

APA - Austria Presse Agentur
Vienna (Austria)
Stv. Ressortleiter Kultur/Wissenschaft/Bildung

Albert Garriga Puig

Albert Garriga Puig

Ópera actual
Barcelona (Spain)
Journalist

Jordi Kooiman

Jordi Kooiman

Place de l’Opera
Amsterdam (Netherlands)
Editor in chief

Inese Lūsina

Inese Lūsina

Newspaper Diena
Riga (Latvia)
Music Journalist

Lauma Mellena

Lauma Mellena

Newspaper NRA
Riga (Latvia)
Music Journalist

Christophe Rizoud

Christophe Rizoud

Forum Opéra
Paris (France)
Chief editor

Ieva Rozentale

Ieva Rozentale

Latvian Television
Riga (Latvia)
Director of cultural programme

Ulrich Ruhnke

Ulrich Ruhnke

Oper! das Magazin
Berlin (Germany)
Herausgeber & Chefredakteur

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