The jury of the 10th Klaudia Taev Competition (2017)


Luana de Vol (USA) - Chairman of the Jury; Opera Las Vegas, Vice President, soprano
Erkki Alste (Finland/Germany) - Opera-Connection; Stretta Management, Manager
Tam´as B´´ator (Hungary) - Müpa Budapest, Program Director
Jochen Breiholtz (Germany/Austria) - Theater an der Wien, Casting manager; Wiener Kammeroper, Artistic Director 
Thomas Hermann (Germany) - Staatstheater Nürnberg, Casting Manager
Henri Maier (France) - Opera Events, Artistic Leader, agent
Hans Nieuwenhuis (The Netherlands) - Orfeo Foundation; stage director
Erki Pehk (Estonia) - Artistic Director of the Competition, conductor
Marika Petti (Estonia) - Music Theatre Vanemuine, Casting Manager 
Peter Schünemann (Finland) - Mikkeli Gergiev Festival, Artistic advisor
Christoph Seuferle (Germany) - Deutsche Oper Berlin, Artistic Administrator

1st round Jury

Bianca Luigia Manoleanu (Romania) - the National University of Music in Bucharest, soprano
Davide Cicchetti (Hungary) - Studiomusica Hungary, managing director
Ferenc Anger (Hungary) - Hungarian State Opera, Artistic Director
Csaba Káel (Hungary) - Müpa Budapest, Chief Executive Officer 
Brigitta Kovács (Hungary) - Mü
pa Budapest, Manager of Co-productions
Martina Gojceta Silic (Croatia) - Zagreb Academy of Music, Head of the vocal department
Ivan Josip Skender (Croatia) - Croatian National Opera, conductor
Simon Krečič (Slovenia) - Slovenian National Theatre Maribor, Artistic Director, conductor
Bruno Berger-Gorski (Germany) - Stage Director
Luděk Golat (Czech Republic) - Stage Director 
Tatiana Tsybulskaya (Belarus) - State Academy of Music, Head of the vocal department
Alla Kulbaba (Ukraine) - Ukrainian National Opera, conductor
Aleksandr Dyachenko (Ukraine) - Academy of Music, Head of the vocal department
Anzhelina Shvachka (Ukraine) - Ukrainian National Opera, soloist, mezzo-soprano
Mykhalo Dutchak (Ukraine) - Lviv National Opera, chief-conductor
Lyudmyla Savchuk (Ukraine) - Lviv National Opera, soloist, soprano
Marya Khokhlohorska (Ukraine) - Lviv Opera, Head of Opera Stage Administration
Arturs Maskats (Latvia) - Latvijas Koncerti, Program Director, composer
Jonas Janulevicius (Lithuania) - Kaunas State Music Theatre, Chief-conductor
Algimantas Treikauskas (Lithuania) - Kaunas City Symphony Orchestra
Franziska M. Kaiser (Denmark) - The Royal Danish Opera, Artistic Administrator
Christiane Pesendorfer (Germany) - Deutsche Oper Berlin, Referentin desOperndirektors
Dominik Licht (Germany) - Komische Oper Berlin, Chefdisponent
Pavel Gerdjikov (Bulgaria) - The National Music Academy, professor

Alim Shakh (Russia) - St. Petersburg State Conservatoire Opera Theatre, chief conductor
Hannu Norjanen (Finland) - Cantores Minores, Choir of Helsinki Cathedral, Artistic Director

Maximilian Schattauer (Sweden) - Svenska Konsertbyrån, Managing Director
Ivan Törzs (Germany) - Hochschule für Musik, Detmold, Professor; conductor, pianist
Peter van der Leeuw (The Netherlands) - Dutch National Opera, Coordinator Talent Development Opera
Riikka Hakola (Finland) - operasinger