1991/1992

30th Contest

Female voices:
1st Violeta Urmana (Lithuania)
2nd Maria Costanza Nocentini (Italy)
3rd Akemi Sakamoto (Japan)
    Yolanda Auyanet (Spain)

Male voices:
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2nd Werner Van Mechelen (Belgium)
3rd Oscar Samano (Mexico)
    Andrei Grigoriev (Russia)

Special prizes:
To the best mezzo-soprano: Violeta Urmana (Lithuania)
To the best Schubert performer: Werner Van Mechelen (Belgium)
To the best Rossini performer: Maria Costanza Nocentini (Italy)
«Fundació Sant Joaquim» scholarship: Jordi Galofré (Spain)
«Accademia di Osimo» scholarship: Violeta Urmana (Lithuania)
«Accademia di Osimo» scholarship (suggested): Carmen Gurban (Rumania) / Askar Abdrazakov (Bashkir)
“Diputació de Barcelona” scholarship: Cristina Gallardo Domas (Chile)
«Mercedes Viñas» scholarship:María del Pilar Jury (Spain)
«Madronita Andreu» scholarship: Maya Boog (Switzerland)
«Accademia Chigiana» scholarship in Siena: Askar Abdrazakov (Bashkir)
«Fundació Sant Joaquim» scholarship: Ignàci Gomar (Spain)
«Col·legi d'Advocats de Barcelona» scholarship: Taras Shtonda (Ukraine)
«Course Paul Schilhawsky» scholarship: Luciano di Pasquale (Italy)
«Joan Oncina» scholarship: Jaime Olivés (Spain)
«Teatre Fortuny de Reus» scholarship: Isabelle Kabatu (Belgium)
«Katia Richiarelli» scholarship: Anna Ferraz (Portugal) / Elizaveta Bakerkina (Russia)
«Òpera de Locarno» prize: Cristina Gallardo Domas (Chile)
Theatre prizes «Miguel de Cervantes»: Violeta Urmana (Lithuania) / Maria Costanza Nocentini (Italy)
«Grup de Liceistes de 4rt. I 5è pis» prize: Yolanda Auyanet (Spain)
«Plácido Domingo» prize: Yolanda Auyanet (Spain)
«Amics de l’Òpera de Sabadell» prize, «Madama Butterfly»: Akemi Sakamoto (Japan)

Jury of the 30th Contest

President

Ms. Magda Olivero (Italy). Soprano. Operistic career in the main theatres of the world. Recordings.

 

Members

Mr. Lorenzo Alvary (USA). Bass of the Metropolitan Opera House, New York. Director of the radio programme "Opera Topics", New York.

Mr. Manuel Ausensi (Spain). Baritone. Operistic career in the main theatres of the world. Recordings.

Ms. Elizabeth Crittenden (USA). Vice President, Columbia Artists management INC, New York.

Mr. Menno Feenstra (Great Britain). Casting Coordinator at Glyndebourne Festival Opera.

Mr. Friedrich Haider (Austria). Conductor. Musical Director of the Strasbourg Opera House.

Mr. András Kürthy (Hungary). Stage director. Artistic advisor to the Free Space Theatre and the Budapest Spring Festival.

Mr. Jordi Maluquer (Spain). President of the Artistic Commission of the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona.

Mr. José Manuel Serra Formigal (Portugal). Former Director of the National Theatre "São Carlos", Lisbon.

Mr. Joan Sutherland (Australia). Soprano. Operistic career in the main theatres of the world. Recordings.