Competitors in Operalia Lisbon 2018 Announced!


We are proud and happy to announce the 40 singers that have been selected to participate in this year’s Operalia Competition at the Teatro Nacional de São Carlos in Lisbon, Portugal:

Zarina Abaeva, soprano, Russia, 32

Migran Agadzhanyan, tenor, Russia, 26

Cornelia Beskow, soprano, Sweden, 32

Nicole Brandolino, mezzo-soprano, Italy, 29

Rihab Chaieb, mezzo-soprano, Canada, 31

Chan Hee Cho, bass, South Korea, 25

Emily D’Angelo, mezzo-soprano, Canada/Italy, 23

Bekhzod Davronov, tenor, Uzbekistan, 24

Alejandro Del Angel, tenor, Mexico, 27

Monica Dewey, soprano, USA, 28

Kseniia Galitskaia, soprano, Russia, 25

Luis Gomes, tenor, Portugal, 31

Samantha Hankey, mezzo-soprano, USA, 26

Summer Hassan, soprano, USA/Egypt, 29

Elbenita Kajtazi, soprano, Kosovo, 27

Johannes Kammler, baritone, Germany, 30

Mingjie Lei, tenor, China, 30

Long Long, tenor, China, 27

Roberto Lorenzi, bass-baritone, Italy, 29

Mykhailo Malafii, tenor, Ukraine, 27

Rita Marques, soprano, Portugal, 28

Danylo Matviienko, baritone, Ukraine, 28

Alexander McKissick, tenor, USA, 26

Emma Moore, soprano, Australia, 30

Petr Nekoranec, tenor, Czech Republic, 26

Diana Nurmukhametova, soprano, Russia, 27

Carles Pachón, baritone, Spain, 23

Gleb Peryazev, bass, Russia, 24

Pavel Petrov, tenor, Belarus, 27

Martin Piskorski, tenor, Austria, 30

Sean Michael Plumb, baritone, 26, USA

Marigona Qerkezi, soprano, Kosovo, 25

Josy Santos, mezzo-soprano, Brazil, 29

Simon Shibambu, bass-baritone, South Africa, 31

Elizabeth Sutphen, soprano, USA, 27

Chiara Tirotta, mezzo-soprano, Italy, 28

Vanessa Vasquez, soprano, Colombia/USA, 28

Marina Viotti, mezzo-soprano, Switzerland/France, 32

Arseny Yakovlev, tenor, Russia, 26

Yajie Zhang, mezzo-soprano, China, 25

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