Competitors in Operalia Astana 2017 Announced!


Operalia is proud to announce the forty singers who will travel to Astana, Kazakhstan this summer to compete in the twenty-fifth Edition of The World Opera Competition:

Alexander Aliev, baritone, Russia, 30

Seungju Bahg, tenor, South Korea, 27

Vlada Borovko, soprano, Russia, 29

Nadia Cerchez, soprano, Moldova, 31

Marco Ciaponi, tenor, Italy, 27

Emanuele Cordaro, bass, Italy, 30

André Courville, bass-baritone, USA, 31

Chao Deng, bass-baritone, China, 28

Joshua Dennis, tenor, USA, 32

Rupert Enticknap, countertenor, UK, 30

Andreas Gies, baritone, Italy, 24

Davide Giusti, tenor, Italy, 30

Elena Guseva, soprano, Russia, 31

Nozomi Kato, mezzo-soprano, Japan, 29

Leon Kim, baritone, South Korea, 30

Ruslana Koval, soprano, Ukraine, 27

Hojoun Lee, baritone, South Korea, 31

Sooyeon Lee, soprano, South Korea, 28

Stanislav Li, baritone, Kazakhstan, 29

Carolina Lippo, soprano, Italy, 30

Mihail Mihaylov, tenor, Bulgaria, 30

Damiana Mizzi, soprano, Italy, 32

Kristina Mkhitaryan, soprano, Russia, 30

Maria Mudryak, soprano, Kazakhstan, 23

Lancelot Nomura, bass, UK/Japan, 30

Emmett O’Hanlon, baritone, USA, 27

So Young Park, soprano, South Korea, 31

Boris Prýgl, bass-baritone, Czech Republic, 24

Damir Saduakhassov, tenor, Kazakhstan, 29

Oksana Sekerina, soprano, Russia, 30

Levy Sekgapane, tenor, South Africa, 26

Iliya Selivanov, tenor, Russia, 27

Anna Sinitsyna, mezzo-soprano, Russia, 29

Valentina Stadler, mezzo-soprano, Germany, 28

Daria Telyatnikova, mezzo-soprano, Russia, 29

Camila Titinger, soprano, Brazil/Italy, 27

Victoria Yarovaya, mezzo-soprano, Russia, 32

Adela Zaharia, soprano, Romania, 29

Joanna Zawartko, soprano, Poland, 29

Rassul Zharmagambetov, baritone, Kazakhstan, 26

We wish you a fantastic journey these next couple of months and look forward to welcoming you in Astana!

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