In June 8 - 12, 2011 - the 7th Klaudia Taev International Competition for Young Singers took place. 83 participants came from 24 countries: Argentina, Australia, Austria, Belarus, Bulgaria, Canada, China, Czech Republic, Cyprus, Denmark, Finland, Germany, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Norway, Poland, Russia, Slovenia, South-Korea, Switzerland, Ukraine, USA and Estonia.
As a part of the Competition the opera production of Attila by G. Verdi was staged in Theatre Endla with the winner of the previous the 6th Klaudia Taev Competition Anatoli Sivko (Belarus) performing in the title role.
Ingrid Kremling (Germany) - Chair-woman of the Jury, University of Music and Theatre Hamburg, professor
Erkki Alste (Finland/Germany) - Opera-Connection Alste&Mödersheim, manager
Henri Maier (France/Germany) - Opera Events, Artistic Manager, agent
Paul Mägi (Estonia) - Music Theatre Vanemuine, Chief conductor
Hans Nieuwenhaus (The Netherlands) - Opera Studio Nederlands, General Manager, opera stage director
Erki Pehk (Estonia) - Artistic Director of the Competition, Estonian National Opera, conductor
Vladimiras Prudnikovas (Lithuania) - Lithuanian National Opera, Lithuanian Academy of Music, professor, bass
Alain Surrans (France) - Rennes Opera, General Manager
Peter Theiler (Germany) - Nuremberg Opera, General Manager
Tatjana Zozulja (Ukraine) - Opera stage director, producer