First round voice 2018
Tuesday 1 May 2018 - Wednesday 2 May 2018 (15:00 & 20:00)
55 candidates
By means of a video preselection, 64 candidates have been admitted to the first public round. As some of them have withdrawn, there are 55 singers who will participate. We count 37 women and 18 men, representing 18 different nationalities. Among them, 29 sopranos, 7 mezzo-sopranos, 1 contralto, 3 contratenores, 4 tenores, 7 baritones, and 4 basses.

Programme
Two pieces of the candidate’s choice (opera or oratorio arias, Lieder or art songs), in different languages, which will be performed with piano accompaniment.

  • All dates
  • Tuesday 1 May 2018
  • Wednesday 2 May 2018
Tuesday 1 May 2018 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 14:00
Annika Schlicht
(Germany, °1988)

Richard Strauss Heimliche Aufforderung (Vier Lieder op. 27)
Pyotr Tchaikovsky Da, tchas nastal (Orleanskaïa dieva (The Maid of Orleans))
David Zobel, pianist accompanist
Yulan Piao
(China, °1988)

Gustave Charpentier Depuis le jour (Louise)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Porgi amor (Le Nozze di Figaro)
So Jin Kim, pianist accompanist
Ekaterina Romanova
(Russian Federation, °1989)

Gioachino Rossini Cruda sorte - Qua ci vuol disinvoltura (L'Italiana in Algeri)
Richard Wagner Weiche, Wotan ! Weiche ! (Das Rheingold)
So Jin Kim, pianist accompanist
Vero Miller
(Germany, °1993)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Ah, scostati ! - Smanie implacabili (Così fan tutte)
Robert Schumann Belsazar op. 57
Philippe Riga, pianist accompanist
Bertrand Duby
(France, °1986)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart In diesen heil'gen Hallen (Die Zauberflöte)
Gioachino Rossini La calunnia è un venticello (C major) (Il Barbiere di Siviglia)
Daniel Blumenthal, pianist accompanist
Iain MacNeil
(Canada, °1990)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Rivolgete a lui lo sguardo KV 584
Benjamin Britten Within this frail crucible of light (The Rape of Lucretia op. 37)
Joseph Middleton, pianist accompanist
Ao Li
(China, °1988)

Ludwig van Beethoven Ha, welch ein Augenblick (Fidelio op. 72)
Georges Bizet Quand la flamme de l'amour (La jolie fille de Perth)
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Justyna Wieruszewska-Biniek
(Poland, °1988)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart D'Oreste, d'Ajace (Idomeneo)
Stanislaw Moniuszko Suknio, coś mnie tak ubrała (Hrabina (The Contess))
So Jin Kim, pianist accompanist
Germán Enrique Alcántara
(Argentina, °1987)

Giacomo Puccini Questo amor (Edgar)
Erich Korngold Mein Sehnen, Mein Wähnen (Die tote Stadt)
Knut Jacques, pianist accompanist
Taekyu Kim
(Korea, °1992)

Georg Friedrich Haendel Va tacito e nascosto (Giulio Cesare)
Franz Schubert Frühlingstraum (Winterreise op. 89 D 911)
Philippe Riga, pianist accompanist
Sooyeon Lee
(Korea, °1988)

Giuseppe Verdi Sul fil d'un soffio etesio (Falstaff)
Gaetano Donizetti Chacun le sait (La fille du régiment)
Daniel Blumenthal, pianist accompanist
Danylo Matviienko
(Ukraine, °1990)

Benjamin Britten Look through the port (Billy Budd)
Hector Berlioz Reviens à toi Vierge adorée (Les Troyens)
Daniel Blumenthal, pianist accompanist
Rocío Pérez
(Spain, °1990)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Durch Zärtlichkeit und Schmeicheln (Die Entführung aus dem Serail KV 384)
Georg Friedrich Haendel Tornami a vagheggiar (Alcina)
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Irina Jae-Eun Park
(Korea, °1987)

Giacomo Puccini Sì, mi chiamano Mimì (La Bohème)
Gian Carlo Menotti What a curse for a woman - Steal me, sweet thief (The Old Maid and the Thief)
Daniel Blumenthal, pianist accompanist
Martha Eason
(United States of America, °1989)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Al destin, che la minaccia (Mitridate, Re di Ponto)
John Adams I am the wife of Mao Tse-Tung (Nixon in China)
Philippe Riga, pianist accompanist
Shoushik Barsoumian
(United States of America, °1986)

Benjamin Britten Be kind and courteous (A Midsummer Night's Dream)
Gaetano Donizetti C'en est donc fait - Salut à la France (La fille du régiment)
Joseph Middleton, pianist accompanist
Hyejin Lee
(Korea, °1993)

Claude Debussy Apparition
Gaetano Donizetti O luce di quest'anima (Linda di Chamounix)
David Zobel, pianist accompanist
Tuesday 1 May 2018 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 20:00
Felicitas Frische
(Germany, °1986)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Ach, ich fühl's (Die Zauberflöte)
Georges Bizet C'est des contrebandiers - Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante (Carmen)
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Alyssa Martin
(United States of America, °1989)

Richard Strauss Sein wir wieder gut (Ariadne auf Naxos)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Deh, per questo istante solo (La Clemenza di Tito)
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Jongsoo Yang
(Korea, °1989)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Madamina, il catalogo è questo (Don Giovanni)
Ludwig van Beethoven Hat man nicht auch Gold beineben (Fidelio op. 72)
David Zobel, pianist accompanist
Soo Yeon Lim
(Korea, °1987)

Vincenzo Bellini O rendetemi la speme - Quì la voce sua soave - Vien diletto (I Puritani)
Maurice Ravel Je réchauffe les bons (L'enfant et les sortilèges)
Thomas Hoppe,
Jungrae Kim
(Korea, °1994)

Vincenzo Bellini Or dove fuggo - Ah! per sempre (I Puritani)
Richard Wagner Wie Todesahnung - O, du mein holder Abendstern (Tannhäuser)
Daniel Blumenthal, pianist accompanist
Hyunju Mun
(Korea, °1993)

Alexander von Zemlinsky Briefchen schrieb ich
Vincenzo Bellini Come per me sereno - Sovra il sen la man mi posa (La Sonnambula)
Kyounghan Bae, pianist accompanist
Veronica Jensen
(United States of America, °1987)

Ernest Chausson Le temps des lilas (C minor) (Poème de l'amour et de la mer op. 19)
Johannes Brahms Von ewiger Liebe (Vier Gesänge op. 43)
Tomoko Okada, pianist accompanist
Eva Zaïcik
(France, °1987)

Georg Friedrich Haendel Hence Iris, hence away (Semele)
Gioachino Rossini Cruda sorte - Qua ci vuol disinvoltura (L'Italiana in Algeri)
Frédéric Rubay, pianist accompanist
Emma Posman
(Belgium, °1994)

Hugo Wolf Er ist's (G major) (Mörike-Lieder)
Gaetano Donizetti Regnava nel silenzio - Quando rapito in estasi (Lucia di Lammermoor)
Inge Spinette, pianist accompanist
Sunghoon Choi
(Korea, °1989)

Gioachino Rossini Di tanti palpiti (Tancredi)
Pyotr Tchaikovsky Zabyt' tak skoro
Joseph Middleton, pianist accompanist
Serge Kakudji
(Congo (Rep.), °1989)

Georg Friedrich Haendel Si spietata, il tuo rigore (Giulio Cesare)
John Dowland Flow, my tears
Daniel Thonnard, pianist accompanist
Wednesday 2 May 2018 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 14:00
Héloïse Mas
(France, °1988)

Richard Strauss Wie du warst (Der Rosenkavalier)
Hector Berlioz Le spectre de la rose (B major) (Les nuits d'été op. 7)
Joseph Middleton, pianist accompanist
Carina Schmieger
(Germany, °1995)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Ach, ich fühl's (Die Zauberflöte)
Georges Bizet Vive l'hiver (La jolie fille de Perth)
Philippe Riga, pianist accompanist
Ada Elodie Tuca
(France, °1991)

Maurice Ravel Je réchauffe les bons (L'enfant et les sortilèges)
Antonio Salieri Basta, vincesti... Ah, non lasciarmi (Der Rauchfangkehrer)
Philippe Riga, pianist accompanist
Heejin Park
(Korea, °1991)

Hugo Wolf Er ist's (G major) (Mörike-Lieder)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Giunse alfin il momento - Deh vieni, non tardar (Le Nozze di Figaro)
So-Jin Michaela Kim, pianist accompanist
Anton Kuzenok
(Russian Federation, °1991)

Franz Liszt Der Fischerknabe
Pyotr Tchaikovsky Kuda, kuda vy udalilis (Evgeny Onegin)
Ekaterina Stepanidina, pianist accompanist
Fabien Hyon
(France, °1988)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart O voi di Marte e di Nettuno - Vedrommi intorno (Idomeneo)
André Caplet Détresse!
Michalis Boliakis, pianist accompanist
Déborah Salazar
(France, Belgium, °1994)

Gaetano Donizetti O luce di quest'anima (Linda di Chamounix)
Darius Milhaud A Cupidon
Philippe Riga, pianist accompanist
Alex DeSocio
(United States of America, °1987)

Gioachino Rossini Largo al factotum della città (Il Barbiere di Siviglia)
Jake Heggie Captain Ahab, I must speak with you (Moby-Dick)
David Zobel, pianist accompanist
Antoin Herrera Lopez
(Cuba, °1987)

Joseph Haydn Er sammle sich das Wasser - Rollend in schäumenden Wellen (Die Schöpfung Hob. XXI:2)
Luciano Berio Il mare (Outis)
Justine Eckhaut, pianist accompanist
Yuko Hayashi
(Japan, °1988)

Giuseppe Verdi Volta la terrea fronte alle stelle (Un ballo in Maschera)
Daniel Blumenthal, pianist accompanist
Yuriy Hadzetskyy
(Ukraine, °1992)

Georg Friedrich Haendel Sibillar gli angui d'Aletto (Rinaldo)
Igor Kushpler Oj, po hori roman cvite
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Cécile Lastchenko
(Belgium, °1989)

Benjamin Britten How beautiful it is (The Turn of the Screw)
Claude Debussy L'année en vain chasse l'année - Azaël, Azaël pourquoi m'as-tu quittée (L'enfant prodigue )
Eliane Reyes, pianist accompanist
Axelle Fanyo
(France, °1989)

Maurice Ravel Le paon (Histoires naturelles )
Benjamin Britten Now then ! Notebook, Florence (Albert Herring)
Adriano Spampanato, pianist accompanist
Marjolaine Horreaux
(France, °1987)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Solitudini amiche - Zeffiretti lusinghieri (Idomeneo)
Claude Debussy Green (Ariettes Oubliées)
David Zobel, pianist accompanist
Chen Wang
(China, °1995)

Ambroise Thomas Oui pour ce soir - Je suis Titania la blonde (Mignon)
Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Alma grande e nobil core KV 578
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Charlotte Wajnberg
(Belgium, °1990)

Gustav Mahler Rheinlegendchen (A major) (Des Knaben Wunderhorn)
Francis Poulenc Non, Monsieur mon mari (Les Mamelles de Tirésias)
Aaron Wajnberg, pianist accompanist
Dania El Zein
(France, °1990)

Jules Massenet Ah ! Douce enfant (Cendrillon)
Richard Strauss Amor (G major) (Sechs Lieder op. 68)
Thomas Lavoine, pianist accompanist
Wednesday 2 May 2018 - Studio 4 (Flagey) - 20:00
George Ionut Vîrban
(Romania, °1994)

Pyotr Tchaikovsky Den′ li tsarit? (Sem' romansov op. 47)
Charles Gounod L'amour, l'amour - Ah, lève-toi soleil (Roméo et Juliette)
Andreiana Rosca-Geamana, pianist accompanist
Samuel Hasselhorn
(Germany, °1990)

Claude Debussy Oh, qu'est-ce que c'est? (Pelléas et Mélisande)
Franz Schubert Erlkönig D 328
Joseph Middleton, pianist accompanist
Julie Gebhart
(Belgium, Germany, °1988)

Igor Stravinsky No word from Tom - Quietly night - I go, I go to him (The Rake's Progress)
Giacomo Puccini Quando m'en vo (La Bohème)
David Zobel, pianist accompanist
Zoya Petrova
(Russian Federation, °1993)

Johannes Brahms Mädchenlied
Ambroise Thomas Oui pour ce soir - Je suis Titania la blonde (Mignon)
So-Jin Michaela Kim, pianist accompanist
Thembinkosi Magagula
(South Africa, °1992)

Leonard Bernstein Glitter and be gay (Candide)
Hugo Wolf Das verlassene Mägdlein (Mörike-Lieder)
Abigail Richards, pianist accompanist
Sarah Théry
(France, °1987)

Richard Strauss Wie du warst (Der Rosenkavalier)
Gabriel Fauré Les Berceaux in B flat minor op. 23/1
Christia Hudziy, pianist accompanist
Daria Salnikova
(Russian Federation, Belarus, °1986)

Rotislav Boiko Ydel jelannii
Georges Bizet C'est des contrebandiers - Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante (Carmen)
Philippe Riga, pianist accompanist
Svetlana Moskalenko
(Russian Federation, °1986)

Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart Der Hölle Rache kocht in meinem Herzen (Die Zauberflöte)
Ambroise Thomas Oui pour ce soir - Je suis Titania la blonde (Mignon)
Thomas Hoppe, pianist accompanist
Myungin Lee
(Korea, °1988)

Joseph Haydn Und Gott schuf den Menschen - Mit Würd und Hoheit angetan (Die Schöpfung Hob. XXI:2)
Francesco Cilea È la solita storia (L'Arlesiana)
Joseph Middleton, pianist accompanist
Marianne Croux
(Belgium, France, °1991)

Georges Bizet C'est des contrebandiers - Je dis que rien ne m'épouvante (Carmen)
Joaquín Turina Cantares
Florence Boissolle, pianist accompanist
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