La Traviata comes to Birgitta festival in Tallinn
(8th August 2017)
The latest PromFest production where in main roles feature the prizewinners of the Klaudia Taev Competition - soprano Anna Denisova (Russia), tenor Alex Kim (South Korea) and baritone Ilya Silchukov (Belarus) is going to be performed at Birgitta festival in Tallinn, collaborating with Kaunas State Musical Theater (Lithuania).
10th Klaudia Taev Competition prizewinners:
1st Prize - Abigail Levis (mezzo-soprano, USA)
2nd Prize - Taras Berezhansky (bass, Ukraine)
3rd Prize - Eszter Zemlényi (soprano, Hungary)
Laura Teivāne, (soprano, Latvia)
Modestas Sedlevičius (bariton, Lithuania)
Margarita Levchuk (soprano, Belarus)
The best "Ave Maria" - Modestas Sedlevičius [SEE HERE]
The audience favorite - Margarita Levchuk
Best accompanist - Ērika Apeine
Live from Pärnu: PromFest's finals
(13 May 2017)
The 10th Klaudia Taev Competition for Young Opera Singers is getting ready for its final round. In December last year 246 singers from 38 countries entered the competition, 39 of which faced off in Pärnu this week.
On Friday evening the best of the best will take the stage for the competition's grand finale. ERR's online portals bring you a live broadcast from the concert in cooperation with ETV and Klassikaraadio. A separate program with interviews and comments will be aired by ETV on May 18.
The concert and live broadcast start at 7 p.m. local time.
The finalists are:
Laura Teivāne, Latvia
Taras Berezhansky, Ukraine
Abigail Levis, USA
Modestas Sedlevičius, Lithuania
Margarita Levchuk, Belarus
Eszter Zemlényi, Hungary