Operalia 2022

October 24 – 30

Latvian National Opera – Riga, Latvia

Rolex proudly presents the 2022 edition of Operalia in Riga, Latvia from Monday October 24 to Sunday October 30 at the Latvian National Opera

Latvian National Opera

Announcing the Operalia 2021 Winners!

Photo: P.Rychkov / Bolshoi Theatre

We are proud to announce the Winners of Operalia 2021, right on time to celebrate the 2021 World Opera Day!

First Prize

Victoria Karkacheva, mezzo-soprano, Russia
Ivan Ayon-Rivas, tenor, Peru

Second Prize

Mané Galoyan, soprano, Armenia
Bekhzod Davronov, tenor, Uzbekistan
Jonah Hoskins, tenor, USA

Third Prize

Emily Pogorelc, soprano, USA
Dmitry Cheblykov, baritone, Russia
Jusung Park, bass-baritone, South Korea

Birgit Nilsson Prize

Victoria Karkacheva, mezzo-soprano, Russia

The Pepita Embil Prize of Zarzuela

Mané Galoyan, soprano, Armenia

The Don Plácido Domingo Ferrer Prize of Zarzuela

Ivan Ayon-Rivas, tenor, Peru

Rolex Prize of the Audience

Mané Galoyan, soprano, Armenia
Ivan Ayon-Rivas, tenor, Peru

CulturArte Prize

Ekaterina Sannikova, soprano, Russia

Congratulations to all Winners and Participants for another great edition of Operalia, The World Opera Competition!

Announcing the Finalists of Operalia 2021

After a wonderful round of Semifinals, Operalia is proud to announce the 2021 Finalists

Finalists Opera:

Ivan Ayon-Rivas, tenor, Peru
Dmitry Cheblykov, baritone, Russia
Bekhzod Davronov, tenor, Uzbekistan
Mané Galoyan, soprano, Armenia
Jonah Hoskins, tenor, USA
Victoria Karkacheva, mezzo-soprano, Russia
Valery Makarov, tenor, Russia
Keymon Murrah, countertenor, USA
Edward Nelson, baritone, USA
Jusung Park, bass-baritone, South Korea
Emily Pogorelc, soprano, USA

Finalists Zarzuela:

Ivan Ayon-Rivas, tenor, Peru
Bekhzod Davronov, tenor, Uzbekistan
Mané Galoyan, soprano, Armenia
Jonah Hoskins, tenor, USA
Emily Pogorelc, soprano, USA
Ekaterina Sannikova, soprano, Russia

Announcing the Semi-finalists of Operalia 2021

After two days of Quarterfinals, Operalia is proud to announce the 2021 Semi-finalists:

Semi-finalists Opera:

Ivan Ayon-Rivas, tenor, Peru
Gayane Babajanyan, mezzo-soprano, Russia
Vladislav Buialskyi, bass-baritone, Ukraine
Dmitry Cheblykov, baritone, Russia
SungJun Cho, bass, South Korea
Linsey Coppens, mezzo-soprano, Belgium
Bekhzod Davronov, tenor, Uzbekistan
Mané Galoyan, soprano, Armenia
Jonah Hoskins, tenor, USA
Lilia Istratii, mezzo-soprano, Moldova
Victoria Karkacheva, mezzo-soprano, Russia
Josh Lovell, tenor, Canada
Valery Makarov, tenor, Russia
Keymon Murrah, countertenor, USA
Edward Nelson, baritone, USA
Jusung Park, bass-baritone, South Korea
Emily Pogorelc, soprano, USA
Ekaterina Sannikova, soprano, Russia
Valeriia Savinskaia, soprano, Russia
Joshua Wheeker, tenor, USA

Semi-finalists Zarzuela:

Ivan Ayon-Rivas, tenor, Peru
Gayane Babajanyan, mezzo-soprano, Russia
Bekhzod Davronov, tenor, Uzbekistan
Mané Galoyan, soprano, Armenia
Jonah Hoskins, tenor, USA
Emily Pogorelc, soprano, USA
Alexandra Razskazoff, soprano, USA
Ricardo José Rivera, baritone, USA
Ekaterina Sannikova, soprano, Russia

Operalia 2021 Calendar

Announcing the Participants of Operalia 2021

We are happy to announce the singers who have been selected to participate in this year’s Operalia Competition at the Bolshoi Theatre:

Announcing the Participants of Operalia 2022

We are happy to announce the singers who have been selected to participate in this year’s Operalia Competition at the Latvian National Opera in Riga:

Maria Brea, soprano, Venezuela
Fleuranne Brockway, mezzo-soprano, Australia
Maire Therese Carmack, mezzo-soprano, USA
Anthony Ciaramitaro, tenor, USA
Thomas Cilluffo, tenor, USA
Louise Foor, soprano, Belgium
Juliana Grigoryan, soprano, Armenia
Jongwon Han, bass-baritone, South Korea
Yewon Han, soprano, South Korea
Jenni Hietala, soprano, Finland
In-Ho Jeong, bass, South Korea
Duke Kim, tenor, USA
Daniils Kuzmins, baritone, Latvia
Yunuet Laguna, soprano, Mexico
Jack Lee, baritone, UK
Kangyoon Shine Lee, tenor, South Korea
Seonwoo Lee, soprano, South Korea
Anthony León, tenor, USA
James Ley, tenor, USA
Maria Novella Malfatti, soprano, Italy
Raven McMillon, soprano, USA
Megan Moore, mezzo-soprano, USA
Madison Nonoa, soprano, New Zealand
Youngjun Park, baritone, South Korea
Grzegorz Pelutis, bass-baritone, Poland
Serena Sáenz Molinero, soprano, Spain
Emily Sierra, mezzo-soprano, USA
Richard Trey Smagur, tenor, USA
Vasiliy Sokolov, baritone, Russia
Jihoon Son, tenor, South Korea
Bat-Erdene Sosorbaram, bass, Mongolia
Robert Stahley, tenor, USA
Nils Wanderer, countertenor, Germany
Hongni Wu, mezzo-soprano, China
Oğulcan Yilmaz, bass-baritone, Turkey

Operalia 2022

October 24 – 30

Latvian National Opera – Riga, Latvia

Latvian National Opera

Rolex proudly presents the 2022 edition of Operalia in Riga, Latvia from Monday October 24 to Sunday October 30 at the Latvian National Opera

Announcing the Operalia 2021 Winners!

Photo: P.Rychkov / Bolshoi Theatre

We are proud to announce the Winners of Operalia 2021, right on time to celebrate the 2021 World Opera Day!

First Prize

Victoria Karkacheva, mezzo-soprano, Russia
Ivan Ayon-Rivas, tenor, Peru

Second Prize

Mané Galoyan, soprano, Armenia
Bekhzod Davronov, tenor, Uzbekistan
Jonah Hoskins, tenor, USA

Third Prize

Emily Pogorelc, soprano, USA
Dmitry Cheblykov, baritone, Russia
Jusung Park, bass-baritone, South Korea

Birgit Nilsson Prize

Victoria Karkacheva, mezzo-soprano, Russia

The Pepita Embil Prize of Zarzuela

Mané Galoyan, soprano, Armenia

The Don Plácido Domingo Ferrer Prize of Zarzuela

Ivan Ayon-Rivas, tenor, Peru

Rolex Prize of the Audience

Mané Galoyan, soprano, Armenia
Ivan Ayon-Rivas, tenor, Peru

CulturArte Prize

Ekaterina Sannikova, soprano, Russia

Congratulations to all Winners and Participants for another great edition of Operalia, The World Opera Competition!

Announcing the Finalists of Operalia 2021

After a wonderful round of Semifinals, Operalia is proud to announce the 2021 Finalists

Finalists Opera:

Ivan Ayon-Rivas, tenor, Peru
Dmitry Cheblykov, baritone, Russia
Bekhzod Davronov, tenor, Uzbekistan
Mané Galoyan, soprano, Armenia
Jonah Hoskins, tenor, USA
Victoria Karkacheva, mezzo-soprano, Russia
Valery Makarov, tenor, Russia
Keymon Murrah, countertenor, USA
Edward Nelson, baritone, USA
Jusung Park, bass-baritone, South Korea
Emily Pogorelc, soprano, USA

Finalists Zarzuela:

Ivan Ayon-Rivas, tenor, Peru
Bekhzod Davronov, tenor, Uzbekistan
Mané Galoyan, soprano, Armenia
Jonah Hoskins, tenor, USA
Emily Pogorelc, soprano, USA
Ekaterina Sannikova, soprano, Russia

Announcing the Semi-finalists of Operalia 2021

After two days of Quarterfinals, Operalia is proud to announce the 2021 Semi-finalists:

Semi-finalists Opera:

Ivan Ayon-Rivas, tenor, Peru
Gayane Babajanyan, mezzo-soprano, Russia
Vladislav Buialskyi, bass-baritone, Ukraine
Dmitry Cheblykov, baritone, Russia
SungJun Cho, bass, South Korea
Linsey Coppens, mezzo-soprano, Belgium
Bekhzod Davronov, tenor, Uzbekistan
Mané Galoyan, soprano, Armenia
Jonah Hoskins, tenor, USA
Lilia Istratii, mezzo-soprano, Moldova
Victoria Karkacheva, mezzo-soprano, Russia
Josh Lovell, tenor, Canada
Valery Makarov, tenor, Russia
Keymon Murrah, countertenor, USA
Edward Nelson, baritone, USA
Jusung Park, bass-baritone, South Korea
Emily Pogorelc, soprano, USA
Ekaterina Sannikova, soprano, Russia
Valeriia Savinskaia, soprano, Russia
Joshua Wheeker, tenor, USA

Semi-finalists Zarzuela:

Ivan Ayon-Rivas, tenor, Peru
Gayane Babajanyan, mezzo-soprano, Russia
Bekhzod Davronov, tenor, Uzbekistan
Mané Galoyan, soprano, Armenia
Jonah Hoskins, tenor, USA
Emily Pogorelc, soprano, USA
Alexandra Razskazoff, soprano, USA
Ricardo José Rivera, baritone, USA
Ekaterina Sannikova, soprano, Russia

Operalia 2021 Calendar

Announcing the Participants of Operalia 2021

We are happy to announce the singers who have been selected to participate in this year’s Operalia Competition at the Bolshoi Theatre:

Announcing the Participants of Operalia 2022

We are happy to announce the singers who have been selected to participate in this year’s Operalia Competition at the Latvian National Opera in Riga:

Maria Brea, soprano, Venezuela
Fleuranne Brockway, mezzo-soprano, Australia
Maire Therese Carmack, mezzo-soprano, USA
Anthony Ciaramitaro, tenor, USA
Thomas Cilluffo, tenor, USA
Louise Foor, soprano, Belgium
Juliana Grigoryan, soprano, Armenia
Jongwon Han, bass-baritone, South Korea
Yewon Han, soprano, South Korea
Jenni Hietala, soprano, Finland
In-Ho Jeong, bass, South Korea
Duke Kim, tenor, USA
Daniils Kuzmins, baritone, Latvia
Yunuet Laguna, soprano, Mexico
Jack Lee, baritone, UK
Kangyoon Shine Lee, tenor, South Korea
Seonwoo Lee, soprano, South Korea
Anthony León, tenor, USA
James Ley, tenor, USA
Maria Novella Malfatti, soprano, Italy
Raven McMillon, soprano, USA
Megan Moore, mezzo-soprano, USA
Madison Nonoa, soprano, New Zealand
Youngjun Park, baritone, South Korea
Grzegorz Pelutis, bass-baritone, Poland
Serena Sáenz Molinero, soprano, Spain
Emily Sierra, mezzo-soprano, USA
Richard Trey Smagur, tenor, USA
Vasiliy Sokolov, baritone, Russia
Jihoon Son, tenor, South Korea
Bat-Erdene Sosorbaram, bass, Mongolia
Robert Stahley, tenor, USA
Nils Wanderer, countertenor, Germany
Hongni Wu, mezzo-soprano, China
Oğulcan Yilmaz, bass-baritone, Turkey