The International Singing Competition for Young Opera Singers
Final Rounds: June 30 through July 07, 2019 in Villach (Austria)

Why Participate?

1127Singers

The Belvedere Competition is one of the largest competitions for young opera singers in the world. 1127 singers participated in 2018. Become part of the global singing elite and start your international opera career!

63%Engagement Ratio

10 of the 16 singers in the finals 2018 were given an engagement by one of our opera jury members right away. That makes a ratio of 62.5%.

23Jury Members

The Opera Jury in the final rounds is composed exclusively with opera and casting directors of the most prestigious opera houses, who award additional engagements to the participants. The international Media Jury in the final rounds awards the additional Media Prize.

43Professional Observers

Numerous singers’ agents and representatives of international opera and concert houses visit the final rounds as observers. They have made the International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition into a veritable “Wall Street of Voices”. It’s your “springboard” to a career in opera.

71Qualification Cities

The international qualifying rounds are held each year on all continents and gives young, highly talented opera singers the best access to the professional opera world.

38Years of Experience

The Belvedere Singing Competition started in 1982, making it one of the renowned and best networked singing competition in the world.

Singers in the Final Rounds after 66 out of 71 Qualifications

Agnes Thorsteins

Agnes Thorsteins

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Dongwon KANG

Dongwon KANG

Tenor

Anton Kuzenok. Photo: Paul Leclaire
Nataliia Kukhar. Photo: Sergiy Bereziak

Nataliia Kukhar

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Diego Silva. Photo: Teresa Castillo Olmos

Diego Silva

Tenor

Sara Swietlicki. Photo: Erik L. Underbjerg

Sara Swietlicki

Soprano

long Guo

long Guo

Baritone / Bass

Marcela Rahal. Photo: André Rabello

Marcela Rahal

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Egor Zhuravskii. Photo: Ruslan Condrashin

Egor Zhuravskii

Tenor

Annika Schlicht. Photo: Simon Pauly

Annika Schlicht

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Stefan Astakhov. Photo: Heinz Wernecke

Stefan Astakhov

Baritone / Bass

Anna (Hana) Tetruashvili

Anna (Hana) Tetruashvili

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Dariusz Perczak

Dariusz Perczak

Baritone / Bass

Leo Hyunho KIM. Photo: Shirley Suarez

Leo Hyunho KIM

Baritone / Bass

Ayako Ohtake. Photo: Hirohito Nakanishi

Ayako Ohtake

Soprano

Elisabeth Sergeeva

Elisabeth Sergeeva

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Katia Ledoux. Photo: Jerzy Bin

Katia Ledoux

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Sara Cortolezzis

Sara Cortolezzis

Soprano

Rebecca Rodgers. Photo: Noel Thompson

Rebecca Rodgers

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Hanyi Jang

Hanyi Jang

Soprano

Rafal Tomkiewicz. Photo: Sławomir Olszyk

Rafal Tomkiewicz

Countertenor

Sara Rossini. Photo: Edoardo Piva

Sara Rossini

Soprano

Elisabeth Meyer. Photo: Mats Bäcker

Elisabeth Meyer

Soprano

Toshiyuki Muramatsu

Toshiyuki Muramatsu

Countertenor

Anastasia Barun

Anastasia Barun

Soprano

Igor Onishchenko. Photo: EdGrig

Igor Onishchenko

Baritone / Bass

Owen McCausland. Photo: Emily Ding
WenMeng Gu. Photo: Nine

WenMeng Gu

Soprano

Anastasia Michailidi
Vsevolod Marilov

Vsevolod Marilov

Tenor

Oleksii Vereshchak

Oleksii Vereshchak

Baritone / Bass

Janusz Żak. Photo: Agnieszka Plata

Janusz Żak

Baritone / Bass

YOHAN KIM

YOHAN KIM

Baritone / Bass

Christina Yae-Eun SEO
Anastasiia Petrova
Sónia Grané

Sónia Grané

Soprano

Franziska Roggenbuck. Photo: Tobias Büttner

Franziska Roggenbuck

Soprano

Lucia Dziubinski. Photo: Tassos Akakopopoulos
Siphokazi Molteno. Photo: Mother city photographers

Siphokazi Molteno

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Alexandra Flood

Alexandra Flood

Soprano

Florence Losseau. Photo: Mark Noormann

Florence Losseau

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Rita Marques. Photo: Sónia Godinho

Rita Marques

Soprano

Boikhutso Owen Metsileng

Boikhutso Owen Metsileng

Tenor

Simone Victor. Photo: Irina Boersma

Simone Victor

Soprano

Karina Repova. Photo: Farina Grieb

Karina Repova

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Anikó Kronauer-Vida. Photo: Adrienn Örkényi
Maksym Nazarenko

Maksym Nazarenko

Baritone / Bass

Karolina Róża Kowalczyk. Photo: Karpati&Zarewicz

Karolina Róża Kowalczyk

Soprano

Anastasiia Doroshenko. Photo: Maxim Dudchenko

Anastasiia Doroshenko

Soprano

Magdalena Pluta

Magdalena Pluta

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Lilia-Fruz Bulhakova

Lilia-Fruz Bulhakova

Soprano

Levan Tabukashvili

Levan Tabukashvili

Baritone / Bass

Zihao Lin

Zihao Lin

Baritone / Bass

Slávka Zámečníková. Photo: Alfheidur Erla
Narea Son. Photo: Richard Byrdy

Narea Son

Soprano

Giorgi Mtchedlishvili

Giorgi Mtchedlishvili

Baritone / Bass

Alannah Garnier. Photo: Monseé (VGR Creative Group)

Alannah Garnier

Soprano

Maja Sremec

Maja Sremec

Soprano

Erica Petrocelli. Photo: Suzanne Vinnik
Meinir Wyn Roberts. Photo: Alexa P Wilding
Berk Dalkilic

Berk Dalkilic

Tenor

Valeriia Savinskaia

Valeriia Savinskaia

Soprano

Viktoria McConnell. Photo: Juraj Kuchar

Viktoria McConnell

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Lauren Scully. Photo: Noel Thompson

Lauren Scully

Soprano

Na'ama Shulman. Photo: Haim Kimchi

Na'ama Shulman

Soprano

Andrew Manea. Photo: Lauren Gabrielle Photography

Andrew Manea

Baritone / Bass

Tasha Koontz. Photo: Joshua Albanese

Tasha Koontz

Soprano

Diana Nurmukhametova
Grace Maria Wain. Photo: B C Walton

Grace Maria Wain

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Aleksei Bublik. Photo: ALEKSEY BUBLIK (BARITON)

Aleksei Bublik

Baritone / Bass

Masabane Cecilia Rangwanasha
Adriana Banasova

Adriana Banasova

Soprano

Saori Masuda

Saori Masuda

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Ahyoung Kim

Ahyoung Kim

Soprano

Maria Boiko

Maria Boiko

Mezzo-Soprano / Alt

Louise Keast. Photo: Maja Pearson

Louise Keast

Soprano

Park Changdai

Park Changdai

Baritone / Bass

Elise Charrel. Photo: Mathilde Dufraisse

Elise Charrel

Soprano

Di Yang

Di Yang

Baritone / Bass

Hugo Laporte. Photo: Catherine Charron-Drolet

Hugo Laporte

Baritone / Bass

Alexey Gusev

Alexey Gusev

Baritone / Bass

Claire de Monteil. Photo: Paul Sirochman
CHANYUNG YOON

CHANYUNG YOON

Tenor

Villach by night