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See the complete list of Operalia Winners
See the complete list of Operalia Winners

2019 – 2010

2009 – 2000

1999 – 1993

2019 – Prague, Czech Republic

First Prize

Adriana Gonzalez, soprano, Guatemala

Xabier Anduaga, tenor, Spain

Second Prize

Maria Kataeva, mezzo-soprano, Russia

Gihoon Kim, baritone, South Korea

Third Prize

Christina Nilsson, soprano, Sweden

Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, countertenor, USA/Germany

Birgit Nilsson Prize

Felicia Moore, soprano, USA

Christina Nilsson, soprano, Sweden

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Adriana Gonzalez, soprano, Guatemala

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Xabier Anduaga, tenor, Spain

Prize of the Audience

Maria Kataeva, mezzo-soprano, Russia

Gihoon Kim, baritone, South Korea

CulturArte Prize

Anna Shapovalova, soprano, Russia

2019 – Prague, Czech Republic

First Prize

Adriana Gonzalez, soprano, Guatemala

Xabier Anduaga, tenor, Spain

Second Prize

Maria Kataeva, mezzo-soprano, Russia

Gihoon Kim, baritone, South Korea

Third Prize

Christina Nilsson, soprano, Sweden

Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen, countertenor, USA/Germany

Birgit Nilsson Prize

Felicia Moore, soprano, USA

Christina Nilsson, soprano, Sweden

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Adriana Gonzalez, soprano, Guatemala

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Xabier Anduaga, tenor, Spain

Prize of the Audience

Maria Kataeva, mezzo-soprano, Russia

Gihoon Kim, baritone, South Korea

CulturArte Prize

Anna Shapovalova, soprano, Russia

2018 – Lisbon, Portugal

First Prize

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

Pavel Petrov, tenor, Belarus

Second Prize

Samantha Hankey, mezzo-soprano, USA

Migran Agadzhanyan, tenor, Russia

Third Prize

Rihab Chaieb, mezzo-soprano, Canada

Arseny Yakovlev, tenor, Russia

Birgit Nilsson Prize

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

Samantha Hankey, mezzo-soprano, USA

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

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

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Pavel Petrov, tenor, Belarus

Luis Gomes, tenor, Portugal

Prize of the Audience

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

Luis Gomes, tenor, Portugal

CulturArte Prize

Josy Santos, mezzo-soprano, Brazil

2018 – Lisbon, Portugal

First Prize

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

Pavel Petrov, tenor, Belarus

Second Prize

Samantha Hankey, mezzo-soprano, USA

Migran Agadzhanyan, tenor, Russia

Third Prize

Rihab Chaieb, mezzo-soprano, Canada

Arseny Yakovlev, tenor, Russia

Birgit Nilsson Prize

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

Samantha Hankey, mezzo-soprano, USA

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

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

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Pavel Petrov, tenor, Belarus

Luis Gomes, tenor, Portugal

Prize of the Audience

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

Luis Gomes, tenor, Portugal

CulturArte Prize

Josy Santos, mezzo-soprano, Brazil

2017 – Astana, Kazakhstan

First Prize

Adela Zaharia, soprano – Romania

Levy Sekgapane, tenor – South Africa

Second Prize

Kristina Mkhitaryan, soprano – Russia

Davide Giusti, tenor – Italy

Third Prize

Maria Mudryak, soprano – Kazakhstan

Leon Kim, baritone – South Korea

Birgit Nilsson Prize

Oksana Sekerina, soprano – Russia

Boris Prýgl, bass-baritone – Czech Republic

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Adela Zaharia, soprano – Romania

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Marco Ciaponi, tenor – Italy

Prize of the Audience

Maria Mudryak, soprano – Kazakhstan

Leon Kim, baritone – South Korea

CulturArte Prize

Sooyeon Lee, soprano – South Korea

2017 – Astana, Kazakhstan

First Prize

Adela Zaharia, soprano – Romania

Levy Sekgapane, tenor – South Africa

Second Prize

Kristina Mkhitaryan, soprano – Russia

Davide Giusti, tenor – Italy

Third Prize

Maria Mudryak, soprano – Kazakhstan

Leon Kim, baritone – South Korea

Birgit Nilsson Prize

Oksana Sekerina, soprano – Russia

Boris Prýgl, bass-baritone – Czech Republic

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Adela Zaharia, soprano – Romania

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Marco Ciaponi, tenor – Italy

Prize of the Audience

Maria Mudryak, soprano – Kazakhstan

Leon Kim, baritone – South Korea

CulturArte Prize

Sooyeon Lee, soprano – South Korea

2016 – Guadalajara, Mexico

First Prize

Elsa Dreisig, soprano – France

Konu Kim, tenor – South Korea

Second Prize

Marina Costa-Jackson, soprano – USA/Italy

Bogdan Volkov, tenor – Russia

Third Prize

Olga Kulchynskasoprano – Ukraine

Rame Lahaj,  tenor – Kosovo

Birgit Nilsson Prize

Brenton Ryantenor – USA​

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Marina Costa-Jackson, soprano – USA/Italy

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Juan Carlos Heredia, baritone – Mexico

Nicholas Brownlee, bass-baritone – USA

Prize of the Audience

Elena Stikhina, soprano – Russia

Konu Kim, tenor – South Korea

CulturArte Prize

Elena Stikhina, soprano – Russia

2016 – Guadalajara, Mexico

First Prize

Elsa Dreisig, soprano – France

Konu Kim, tenor – South Korea

Second Prize

Marina Costa-Jackson, soprano – USA/Italy

Bogdan Volkov, tenor – Russia

Third Prize

Olga Kulchynskasoprano – Ukraine

Rame Lahaj,  tenor – Kosovo

Birgit Nilsson Prize

Brenton Ryantenor – USA​

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Marina Costa-Jackson, soprano – USA/Italy

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Juan Carlos Heredia, baritone – Mexico

Nicholas Brownlee, bass-baritone – USA

Prize of the Audience

Elena Stikhina, soprano – Russia

Konu Kim, tenor – South Korea

CulturArte Prize

Elena Stikhina, soprano – Russia

2015 – London, UK

First Prize

Lise Davidsen, soprano – Norway

Ioan Hotea, tenor – Romania

Second Prize

Hye Sang Park, soprano – South Korea

Darren Pene Pati, tenor – New Zealand

Third Prize

Noluvuyiso Mpofu, soprano – South Africa

Edward Parks, baritone – USA

Birgit Nilsson Prize

Lise Davidsen, soprano – Norway

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Hye Sang Park, soprano – South Korea

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Ioan Hotea, tenor – Romania

Prize of the Audience

Lise Davidsen, soprano – Norway

Darren Pene Pati, tenor – New Zealand

CulturArte Prize

Kiandra Howarth, soprano – Australia

2015 – London, UK

First Prize

Lise Davidsen, soprano – Norway

Ioan Hotea, tenor – Romania

Second Prize

Hye Sang Park, soprano – South Korea

Darren Pene Pati, tenor – New Zealand

Third Prize

Noluvuyiso Mpofu, soprano – South Africa

Edward Parks, baritone – USA

Birgit Nilsson Prize

Lise Davidsen, soprano – Norway

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Hye Sang Park, soprano – South Korea

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Ioan Hotea, tenor – Romania

Prize of the Audience

Lise Davidsen, soprano – Norway

Darren Pene Pati, tenor – New Zealand

CulturArte Prize

Kiandra Howarth, soprano – Australia

2014 – Los Angeles, United States

First Prize

Rachel Willis-Sørensen, soprano – USA

Mario Chang, tenor – Guatemala

Second Prize

Amanda Woodbury, soprano – USA

Joshua Guerrero, tenor – USA/Mexico

Third Prize

Anaïs Constans, soprano – France

Mariangela Sicilia, soprano – Italy

John Holiday, countertenor – USA

Andrey Nemzer, countertenor – USA

Birgit Nilsson Prize

Rachel Willis-Sørensen, soprano – USA

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Rachel Willis-Sørensen, soprano – USA

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Mario Chang, tenor – Guatemala

Prize of the Audience

Amanda Woodbury, soprano – USA

Mario Chang, tenor – Guatemala

CulturArte Prize

Joshua Guerrero, tenor – USA/Mexico

2014 – Los Angeles, United States

First Prize

Rachel Willis-Sørensen, soprano – USA

Mario Chang, tenor – Guatemala

Second Prize

Amanda Woodbury, soprano – USA

Joshua Guerrero, tenor – USA/Mexico

Third Prize

Anaïs Constans, soprano – France

Mariangela Sicilia, soprano – Italy

John Holiday, countertenor – USA

Andrey Nemzer, countertenor – USA

Birgit Nilsson Prize

Rachel Willis-Sørensen, soprano – USA

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Rachel Willis-Sørensen, soprano – USA

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Mario Chang, tenor – Guatemala

Prize of the Audience

Amanda Woodbury, soprano – USA

Mario Chang, tenor – Guatemala

CulturArte Prize

Joshua Guerrero, tenor – USA/Mexico

2013 – Verona, Italy

First Prize

Aida Garifullina, soprano – Russia

Ao Li, bass-baritone – China

Second Prize

Julie Fuchs, soprano – France

Simone Piazzola, baritone – Italy

Third Prize

Kathryn Lewek, soprano – USA

Zach Borichevsky, tenor – USA

Birgit Nilsson Prize

Tracy Cox, soprano – USA

Claudia Huckle, contralto – UK

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Hae Ji Chang, soprano – South Korea

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Benjamin Bliss, tenor – USA

Prize of the Audience

Kathryn Lewek, soprano – USA

Simone Piazzola, baritone – Italy

CulturArte Prize

Vladimir Dmitruk, tenor – Belarus

2013 – Verona, Italy

First Prize

Aida Garifullina, soprano – Russia

Ao Li, bass-baritone – China

Second Prize

Julie Fuchs, soprano – France

Simone Piazzola, baritone – Italy

Third Prize

Kathryn Lewek, soprano – USA

Zach Borichevsky, tenor – USA

Birgit Nilsson Prize

Tracy Cox, soprano – USA

Claudia Huckle, contralto – UK

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Hae Ji Chang, soprano – South Korea

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Benjamin Bliss, tenor – USA

Prize of the Audience

Kathryn Lewek, soprano – USA

Simone Piazzola, baritone – Italy

CulturArte Prize

Vladimir Dmitruk, tenor – Belarus

2012 – Beijing, China

First Prize

Janai Brugger, soprano – USA

Amartüvshin Enkhbat, baritone – Mongolia

Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor – USA

Second Prize

Guanqun Yu, soprano – China

Brian Jagde, tenor – USA

Yunpeng Wang, baritone – China

Third Prize

Roman Burdenko, baritone – Russia

Nadezhda Karyazina, soprano – Russia

Birgit Nilsson Prize

Brian Jagde, tenor – USA

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Janai Brugger, soprano – USA

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Yunpeng Wang, baritone – China

Prize of the Audience

Janai Brugger, soprano – USA

Yunpeng Wang, baritone – China

CulturArte Prize

Antonio Poli, tenor – Italy

2012 – Beijing, China

First Prize

Janai Brugger, soprano – USA

Amartüvshin Enkhbat, baritone – Mongolia

Anthony Roth Costanzo, countertenor – USA

Second Prize

Guanqun Yu, soprano – China

Brian Jagde, tenor – USA

Yunpeng Wang, baritone – China

Third Prize

Roman Burdenko, baritone – Russia

Nadezhda Karyazina, soprano – Russia

Birgit Nilsson Prize

Brian Jagde, tenor – USA

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Janai Brugger, soprano – USA

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Yunpeng Wang, baritone – China

Prize of the Audience

Janai Brugger, soprano – USA

Yunpeng Wang, baritone – China

CulturArte Prize

Antonio Poli, tenor – Italy

2011 – Moscow, Russia

First Prize

Pretty Yende, soprano – South Africa

René Barbera, tenor – USA

Second Prize

Olga Busuioc, soprano -Moldova

Konstantin Shushakov, baritone – Russia

Third Prize

Olga Pudova, soprano – Russia

Jaesig Lee, tenor – South Korea

Birgit Nilsson Prize

Jongmin Park, bass – South Korea

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Olga Busuioc, soprano -Moldova

Pretty Yende, soprano – South Africa

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

René Barbera, tenor – USA

Prize of the Audience

Pretty Yende, soprano – South Africa

René Barbera, tenor – USA

CulturArte Prize

Javier Arrey, baritone – Chile

2011 – Moscow, Russia

First Prize

Pretty Yende, soprano – South Africa

René Barbera, tenor – USA

Second Prize

Olga Busuioc, soprano -Moldova

Konstantin Shushakov, baritone – Russia

Third Prize

Olga Pudova, soprano – Russia

Jaesig Lee, tenor – South Korea

Birgit Nilsson Prize

Jongmin Park, bass – South Korea

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Olga Busuioc, soprano -Moldova

Pretty Yende, soprano – South Africa

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

René Barbera, tenor – USA

Prize of the Audience

Pretty Yende, soprano – South Africa

René Barbera, tenor – USA

CulturArte Prize

Javier Arrey, baritone – Chile

2010 – Milan, Italy

First Prize

Sonya Yoncheva, soprano – Bulgaria

Stefan Pop, tenor – Romania

Second Prize

Rosa Feola, soprano – Italy

Giordano Luca, tenor – Italy

Ievgen Orlov, bass – Ukraine

Third Prize

Dinara Alieva, soprano – Russia

Che Jun Lim, bass – South Korea

Birgit Nilsson Prize

Ryan McKinny, bass-baritone – USA

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Rosa Feola, soprano – Italy

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Nathaniel Peake, tenor – USA

Prize of the Audience

Rosa Feola, soprano – Italy

Stefan Pop, tenor – Romania

CulturArte Prize

Sonya Yoncheva, soprano – Bulgaria

2010 – Milan, Italy

First Prize

Sonya Yoncheva, soprano – Bulgaria

Stefan Pop, tenor – Romania

Second Prize

Rosa Feola, soprano – Italy

Giordano Luca, tenor – Italy

Ievgen Orlov, bass – Ukraine

Third Prize

Dinara Alieva, soprano – Russia

Che Jun Lim, bass – South Korea

Birgit Nilsson Prize

Ryan McKinny, bass-baritone – USA

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Rosa Feola, soprano – Italy

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Nathaniel Peake, tenor – USA

Prize of the Audience

Rosa Feola, soprano – Italy

Stefan Pop, tenor – Romania

CulturArte Prize

Sonya Yoncheva, soprano – Bulgaria

2009 – Budapest, Hungary

First Prize

Julia Novikova, soprano – Russia

Alexey Kudrya, tenor – Russia

Second Prize

Angel Blue, soprano – USA

Jordan Bisch, bass – USA

Dimitrios Flemotomos, tenor – Greece

Third Prize

Auxiliadora Toledano, soprano – Spain

Anita Watson, soprano – Australia

Kostas Smoriginas, bass-baritone – Lithuania

Wenwei Zhang, bass – China

Birgit Nilsson Prize

Ryan McKinny, bass-baritone – USA

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Angel Blue, soprano – USA

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Dimitrios Flemotomos, tenor – Greece

Prize of the Audience

Julia Novikova, soprano – Russia

Dimitrios Flemotomos, tenor – Greece

CulturArte Prize

Arnold Rutkowski, tenor – Poland

Special Prize

Alexey Kudrya, tenor – Russia

Kostas Smoriginas, bass-baritone – Lithuania

Auxiliadora Toledano, soprano – Spain

2009 – Budapest, Hungary

First Prize

Julia Novikova, soprano – Russia

Alexey Kudrya, tenor – Russia

Second Prize

Angel Blue, soprano – USA

Jordan Bisch, bass – USA

Dimitrios Flemotomos, tenor – Greece

Third Prize

Auxiliadora Toledano, soprano – Spain

Anita Watson, soprano – Australia

Kostas Smoriginas, bass-baritone – Lithuania

Wenwei Zhang, bass – China

Birgit Nilsson Prize

Ryan McKinny, bass-baritone – USA

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Angel Blue, soprano – USA

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Dimitrios Flemotomos, tenor – Greece

Prize of the Audience

Julia Novikova, soprano – Russia

Dimitrios Flemotomos, tenor – Greece

CulturArte Prize

Arnold Rutkowski, tenor – Poland

Special Prize

Alexey Kudrya, tenor – Russia

Kostas Smoriginas, bass-baritone – Lithuania

Auxiliadora Toledano, soprano – Spain

2008 – Quebec, Canada

First Prize

María Katzarava, soprano – Mexico

Joel Prieto, tenor – Spain/Puerto Rico

Second Prize

Oksana Kramaryeva, soprano – Ukraine

Thiago Arancam, tenor – Brazil

Third Prize

Elena Xanthoudakis, soprano – Greece/Australia

Karoly Szemeredy, baritone – Hungary

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

María Katzarava, soprano – Mexico

Ketevan Kemoklidze, mezzo – Georgia

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Thiago Arancam, tenor – Brazil

Joel Prieto, tenor – Spain/Puerto Rico

Prize of the Audience

Oksana Kramaryeva, soprano – Ukraine

Thiago Arancam, tenor – Brazil

CulturArte Prize

Joel Prieto, tenor – Spain/Puerto Rico

2008 – Quebec, Canada

First Prize

María Katzarava, soprano – Mexico

Joel Prieto, tenor – Spain/Puerto Rico

Second Prize

Oksana Kramaryeva, soprano – Ukraine

Thiago Arancam, tenor – Brazil

Third Prize

Elena Xanthoudakis, soprano – Greece/Australia

Karoly Szemeredy, baritone – Hungary

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

María Katzarava, soprano – Mexico

Ketevan Kemoklidze, mezzo – Georgia

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Thiago Arancam, tenor – Brazil

Joel Prieto, tenor – Spain/Puerto Rico

Prize of the Audience

Oksana Kramaryeva, soprano – Ukraine

Thiago Arancam, tenor – Brazil

CulturArte Prize

Joel Prieto, tenor – Spain/Puerto Rico

2007 – Paris, France

First Prize

Ekaterina Lekhina, soprano – Russia

Tae Joong Yang, baritone – South Korea

Second Prize

Olga Peretyatko, soprano – Russia

David Bizic, bass-baritone – Israel

Dmytro Popov, tenor – Ukraine

Third Prize

Lisette Oropesa, soprano – USA

Marco Caria, baritone – Italy

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Lisette Oropesa, soprano – USA

Rachele Gilmore, soprano – USA

Carine Sechehaye, mezzo – Switzerland

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Aurelio Gabaldón, tenor – Spain

Prize of the Audience

Marco Caria, baritone – Italy

CulturArte Prize

Carmen Solís Gonzalez, soprano – Spain

Orchestra Prize

Dmytro Popov, tenor – Ukraine

2007 – Paris, France

First Prize

Ekaterina Lekhina, soprano – Russia

Tae Joong Yang, baritone – South Korea

Second Prize

Olga Peretyatko, soprano – Russia

David Bizic, bass-baritone – Israel

Dmytro Popov, tenor – Ukraine

Third Prize

Lisette Oropesa, soprano – USA

Marco Caria, baritone – Italy

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Lisette Oropesa, soprano – USA

Rachele Gilmore, soprano – USA

Carine Sechehaye, mezzo – Switzerland

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Aurelio Gabaldón, tenor – Spain

Prize of the Audience

Marco Caria, baritone – Italy

CulturArte Prize

Carmen Solís Gonzalez, soprano – Spain

Orchestra Prize

Dmytro Popov, tenor – Ukraine

2006 – Valencia, Spain

First Prize

Maija Kovalevska, soprano – Latvia

David Lomeli, tenor – USA

Second Prize

Ailyn Perez, soprano – USA

Sébastien Gueze, tenor – France

Third Prize

Maria Teresa Alberola Banuls, soprano – Spain

Trevor Scheunemann, baritone – USA

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Maria Teresa Alberola Banuls, soprano – Spain

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

David Lomeli, tenor – USA

Prize of the Audience

Maria Teresa Alberola Banuls, soprano – Spain

Sébastien Gueze, tenor – France

CulturArte Prize

Karen Vuong, soprano – USA

2006 – Valencia, Spain

First Prize

Maija Kovalevska, soprano – Latvia

David Lomeli, tenor – USA

Second Prize

Ailyn Perez, soprano – USA

Sébastien Gueze, tenor – France

Third Prize

Maria Teresa Alberola Banuls, soprano – Spain

Trevor Scheunemann, baritone – USA

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Maria Teresa Alberola Banuls, soprano – Spain

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

David Lomeli, tenor – USA

Prize of the Audience

Maria Teresa Alberola Banuls, soprano – Spain

Sébastien Gueze, tenor – France

CulturArte Prize

Karen Vuong, soprano – USA

2005 – Madrid, Spain

First Prize

Susanna Phillips, soprano – USA

Vasily Ladyuk, baritone – Russia

Second Prize

Diogenes Randes, bass – Brazil

Joseph Kaiser, tenor – Canada

Third Prize

David Menendez Diaz, baritone – Spain

Joshua Hopkins, baritone – Canada

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Kinga Dobay, mezzo – Germany

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Arturo Chacón Cruz, tenor, Mexico

Prize of the Audience

Susanna Phillips, soprano – USA

CulturArte Prize

Arturo Chacón Cruz, tenor, Mexico

2005 – Madrid, Spain

First Prize

Susanna Phillips, soprano – USA

Vasily Ladyuk, baritone – Russia

Second Prize

Diogenes Randes, bass – Brazil

Joseph Kaiser, tenor – Canada

Third Prize

David Menendez Diaz, baritone – Spain

Joshua Hopkins, baritone – Canada

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Kinga Dobay, mezzo – Germany

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Arturo Chacón Cruz, tenor, Mexico

Prize of the Audience

Susanna Phillips, soprano – USA

CulturArte Prize

Arturo Chacón Cruz, tenor, Mexico

2004 – Los Angeles, United States

First Prize

Woo Kyung Kim, tenor – South Korea

Second Prize

Nataliya Kovalova, soprano – Ukraine

Third Prize

Dmitry Voropaev, tenor – Russia

Fourth Prize

Maria Jooste, soprano – South Africa

Vitaliy Bilyy, baritone – Ukraine

Dmitry Korchak, tenor – Russia

Mikhail Petrenko, bass – Russia

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Dmitry Korchak, tenor – Russia

In-Sung Sim, baritone – South Korea

Prize of the Audience

Nataliya Kovalova, soprano – Ukraine

CulturArte Prize

Irina Lungu, soprano – Russia

2004 – Los Angeles, United States

First Prize

Woo Kyung Kim, tenor – South Korea

Second Prize

Nataliya Kovalova, soprano – Ukraine

Third Prize

Dmitry Voropaev, tenor – Russia

Fourth Prize

Maria Jooste, soprano – South Africa

Vitaliy Bilyy, baritone – Ukraine

Dmitry Korchak, tenor – Russia

Mikhail Petrenko, bass – Russia

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Dmitry Korchak, tenor – Russia

In-Sung Sim, baritone – South Korea

Prize of the Audience

Nataliya Kovalova, soprano – Ukraine

CulturArte Prize

Irina Lungu, soprano – Russia

2003 – Lake Constance Region

First Prize

Adriana Damato, soprano – Italy

Second Prize

Giuseppe Gipali, tenor – Albania

Third Prize

Israel Lozano, tenor – Spain

Jesus Garcia, tenor – USA

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Jennifer Check, soprano – USA

Sabina Puértolas, soprano – Spain

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Mario Cassi, baritone – Italy

Israel Lozano, tenor – Spain

Prize of the Audience

Israel Lozano, tenor – Spain

2003 – Lake Constance Region

First Prize

Adriana Damato, soprano – Italy

Second Prize

Giuseppe Gipali, tenor – Albania

Third Prize

Israel Lozano, tenor – Spain

Jesus Garcia, tenor – USA

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Jennifer Check, soprano – USA

Sabina Puértolas, soprano – Spain

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Mario Cassi, baritone – Italy

Israel Lozano, tenor – Spain

Prize of the Audience

Israel Lozano, tenor – Spain

2002 – Paris, France

First Prize

Elena Manistina, mezzo – Russia

Carmen Giannattasio, soprano – Italy

Second Prize

John Matz, tenor – USA

Stéphane Degout, baritone – France

Third Prize

Maria Fontosh, soprano – Russia

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Anna Kiknadze, mezzo – Georgia

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Jae Hyoung Kim, tenor – South Korea

John Matz, tenor – USA

Prize of the Audience

Carmen Giannattasio, soprano – Italy

CulturArte Prize

Kate Aldrich, mezzo – USA

2002 – Paris, France

First Prize

Elena Manistina, mezzo – Russia

Carmen Giannattasio, soprano – Italy

Second Prize

John Matz, tenor – USA

Stéphane Degout, baritone – France

Third Prize

Maria Fontosh, soprano – Russia

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Anna Kiknadze, mezzo – Georgia

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Jae Hyoung Kim, tenor – South Korea

John Matz, tenor – USA

Prize of the Audience

Carmen Giannattasio, soprano – Italy

CulturArte Prize

Kate Aldrich, mezzo – USA

2001 – Washington D.C., United States

First Prize

Guang Yang, mezzo – China

Second Prize

Alessandra Rezza, soprano – Italy

Hyoung-Kyoo Kang, baritone – South Korea

Third Prize

Maya Dashuk, soprano – Russia

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Eugenia Garza, soprano – Mexico

Jossie Perez, mezzo – USA

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Antonio Gandia, tenor – Spain

Valeriano Lanchas, bass – Colombia

Prize of the Audience

Elisaveta Martirosyan, soprano – Georgia

CulturArte Prize

Lasha Nikabadze, tenor – Georgia

2001 – Washington D.C., United States

First Prize

Guang Yang, mezzo – China

Second Prize

Alessandra Rezza, soprano – Italy

Hyoung-Kyoo Kang, baritone – South Korea

Third Prize

Maya Dashuk, soprano – Russia

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Eugenia Garza, soprano – Mexico

Jossie Perez, mezzo – USA

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Antonio Gandia, tenor – Spain

Valeriano Lanchas, bass – Colombia

Prize of the Audience

Elisaveta Martirosyan, soprano – Georgia

CulturArte Prize

Lasha Nikabadze, tenor – Georgia

2000 – Los Angeles, United States

First Prize

Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano – Canada

Second Prize

Hui He, soprano – China

Daniil Shtoda, tenor – Russia

Third Prize

Konstyantyn Andreyev, tenor – Ukraine

Robert Pomakov, bass – Canada

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano – Canada

Virginia Tola, soprano – Argentina

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Konstyantyn Andreyev, tenor – Ukraine

Andrei Breous, baritone – Russia

Arnold Kocharyan, baritone – Armenia

Prize of the Audience

Virginia Tola, soprano – Argentina

Special Prize

Virginia Tola, soprano – Argentina

2000 – Los Angeles, United States

First Prize

Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano – Canada

Second Prize

Hui He, soprano – China

Daniil Shtoda, tenor – Russia

Third Prize

Konstyantyn Andreyev, tenor – Ukraine

Robert Pomakov, bass – Canada

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Isabel Bayrakdarian, soprano – Canada

Virginia Tola, soprano – Argentina

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Konstyantyn Andreyev, tenor – Ukraine

Andrei Breous, baritone – Russia

Arnold Kocharyan, baritone – Armenia

Prize of the Audience

Virginia Tola, soprano – Argentina

Special Prize

Virginia Tola, soprano – Argentina

1999 – San Juan, Puerto Rico

First Prize

Orlin Anastassov, bass – Bulgaria

Second Prize

Giuseppe Filianoti, tenor, Italy

Rolando Villazón, tenor, Mexico

Third Prize

Yali-Marie Williams, soprano – Puerto Rico

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Mariola Cantarero, soprano – Spain

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Rolando Villazón, tenor, Mexico

Prize of the Audience

Rolando Villazón, tenor, Mexico

CulturArte Prize

Vitalij Kowaljow, bass – Ukraine

Joseph Calleja, tenor – Malta

1999 – San Juan, Puerto Rico

First Prize

Orlin Anastassov, bass – Bulgaria

Second Prize

Giuseppe Filianoti, tenor, Italy

Rolando Villazón, tenor, Mexico

Third Prize

Yali-Marie Williams, soprano – Puerto Rico

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Mariola Cantarero, soprano – Spain

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Rolando Villazón, tenor, Mexico

Prize of the Audience

Rolando Villazón, tenor, Mexico

CulturArte Prize

Vitalij Kowaljow, bass – Ukraine

Joseph Calleja, tenor – Malta

1998 – Hamburg, Germany

First Prize

Erwin Schrott, bass – Uruguay

Second Prize

Joyce Di Donato, mezzo – USA

Ludovic Tézier, baritone – France

Third Prize

Maki Mori, soprano – Japan

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Andion Fernandez, soprano – Spain

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Carlos Cosias, tenor – Spain

Prize of the Audience

Erwin Schrott, bass – Uruguay

CulturArte Prize

Jae Chul Bae, tenor – South Korea

1998 – Hamburg, Germany

First Prize

Erwin Schrott, bass – Uruguay

Second Prize

Joyce Di Donato, mezzo – USA

Ludovic Tézier, baritone – France

Third Prize

Maki Mori, soprano – Japan

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Andion Fernandez, soprano – Spain

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Carlos Cosias, tenor – Spain

Prize of the Audience

Erwin Schrott, bass – Uruguay

CulturArte Prize

Jae Chul Bae, tenor – South Korea

1997 – Tokyo, Japan

First Prize

Carla Maria Izzo, soprano – Italy

Chang Yong Liao, baritone – China

Second Prize

Aquiles Machado, tenor – Venezuela

Jung Hack Seo, baritone – South Korea

Third Prize

Xiu Wei Sun, soprano – China

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Aquiles Machado, tenor – Venezuela

Angel Rodríguez Rivero, tenor – Spain

Prize of the Audience

Carla Maria Izzo, soprano – Italy

1997 – Tokyo, Japan

First Prize

Carla Maria Izzo, soprano – Italy

Chang Yong Liao, baritone – China

Second Prize

Aquiles Machado, tenor – Venezuela

Jung Hack Seo, baritone – South Korea

Third Prize

Xiu Wei Sun, soprano – China

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Aquiles Machado, tenor – Venezuela

Angel Rodríguez Rivero, tenor – Spain

Prize of the Audience

Carla Maria Izzo, soprano – Italy

1996 – Bordeaux, France

First Prize

Lynette Tapia, soprano – USA

John Osborn, tenor – USA

Second Prize

Phyllis Pancella, mezzo – USA

Eric Owens, bass – USA

Third Prize

Carlos Moreno, tenor – Spain

Vittorio Vitelli, baritone – Italy

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Nancy Fabiola Herrera, mezzo – Spain

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Oziel Garza-Ornelas, baritone – Mexico

Prize of the Audience

Lynette Tapia, soprano – USA

1996 – Bordeaux, France

First Prize

Lynette Tapia, soprano – USA

John Osborn, tenor – USA

Second Prize

Phyllis Pancella, mezzo – USA

Eric Owens, bass – USA

Third Prize

Carlos Moreno, tenor – Spain

Vittorio Vitelli, baritone – Italy

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Nancy Fabiola Herrera, mezzo – Spain

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Oziel Garza-Ornelas, baritone – Mexico

Prize of the Audience

Lynette Tapia, soprano – USA

1995 – Madrid, Spain

First Prize

Sung Eun Kim, soprano – South Korea

Miguel Angel Zapater, bass – Spain

Second Prize

Elizabeth Futral, soprano – USA

Dimitra Theodossiou, soprano – Greece

Third Prize

Carmen Oprisanu, mezzo – Romania

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Ana Maria Martínez, soprano – USA

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Rafael Rojas, tenor – Mexico

Prize of the Audience

Dimitra Theodossiou, soprano – Greece

1995 – Madrid, Spain

First Prize

Sung Eun Kim, soprano – South Korea

Miguel Angel Zapater, bass – Spain

Second Prize

Elizabeth Futral, soprano – USA

Dimitra Theodossiou, soprano – Greece

Third Prize

Carmen Oprisanu, mezzo – Romania

Zarzuela Prize Pepita Embil de Domingo

Ana Maria Martínez, soprano – USA

Zarzuela Prize Don Plácido Domingo

Rafael Rojas, tenor – Mexico

Prize of the Audience

Dimitra Theodossiou, soprano – Greece

1994 – Mexico City, Mexico

Winners

Simone Alberghini, bass – Italy

Oxana Arkaeva, soprano – Ukraine

Brian Asawa, countertenor – USA

José Cura, tenor – Argentina

Maria Cecilia Diaz, mezzo – Argentina

Bruce Fowler, tenor, USA

Masako Teshima, mezzo – Japan

Prize of the Audience

José Cura, tenor – Argentina

1994 – Mexico City, Mexico

Winners

Simone Alberghini, bass – Italy

Oxana Arkaeva, soprano – Ukraine

Brian Asawa, countertenor – USA

José Cura, tenor – Argentina

Maria Cecilia Diaz, mezzo – Argentina

Bruce Fowler, tenor, USA

Masako Teshima, mezzo – Japan

Prize of the Audience

José Cura, tenor – Argentina

1993 – Paris, France

Winners

Ainhoa Arteta, soprano – Spain

Inva Mula, soprano – Albania

Nina Stemme, soprano – Sweden

Kwangchul Youn, bass – South Korea

Prize of the Audience

Ainhoa Arteta, soprano – Spain

1993 – Paris, France

Winners

Ainhoa Arteta, soprano – Spain

Inva Mula, soprano – Albania

Nina Stemme, soprano – Sweden

Kwangchul Youn, bass – South Korea

Prize of the Audience

Ainhoa Arteta, soprano – Spain

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