1984/1985

23rd Contest

Female voices

1st Sumi Jo (Korea)
2nd Leontina Vaduva (Romania)
3rd Assayo Otsuka (Japan)

 

Male voices

lº Samuel Cook (USA)
2nd Udo Roestel (Germany)
3rd Lucio Gallo (Italy)
    José Antonio Sempere (Spain)

 

Special prizes

To the best countertenor: Nicholas Clapton (Great Britain) / Charles Coleman (USA)
To the best Wagner performer: Katalyn Szendreny (Hungary)
To the best Verdi performer: Leontina Vaduva (Romania)
To the best Mozart performer: Nicholas Clapton (Great Britain)
To the best light soprano: Sumi Jo (Korea)
To the best tenor finalist: Samuel Cook (USA)
To the youngest mezzo-soprano finalist: Sara Mingrado (Italy)
“Plácido Domingo" Award for the best Spanish singer: José Antonio Sempere
“Diputació de Barcelona” scholarship: Montserrat Sanromà (Spain)
Jorquera Pianos scholarship: Juan Luque (Spain)
“Madronita Andreu” scholarship: Ruxandra Voda (Romania)
“Mercedes Viñas” scholarship: Daniel Gascó (Spain)
“Ettore Campogalliani” scholarship: Ibolya Verevics (Hungary)
“Accademia Chigiana” scholarship in Siena: Sara Mingardo (Italy)
“Gino Bechi” scholarship: Ernesto Grisales (Colombia)
“Amics de l’Òpera de Sabadell“ prize,”Il Barbiere di Siviglia”: Juan Luque (Spain) / Dubravka Zubovic (Yugoslavia) / Hector-Jorge Guedes (Argentina) / Ruxandra Voda (Romania)

Jury 23rd Contest

President

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

 

Members

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

Mr. Bruno Amaducci (Italy). Orchestra conductor. Director of the musical programmes of the Radiotelevision of Switzerland Italyna.

Mr. Lluís Andreu (Spain). General Administrator of the Gran Teatre del Liceu, Barcelona.

Ms. Gianna D’Angelo (USA). Soprano. Operistic career in the main theatres of the world. Recordings.

Mr. Yvon Le Marc-Hadour (France). Baritone. Singing teacher. Member of several International Competitions.

Mr. Emilio Núñez (Spain). Musicologist and Lecturer. Member of several international competitions.

Mr. Juan Pich-Santasusana (Spain). Composer. Former Director of the Conservatori Superior Municipal de Música de Barcelona.

Mr. Robert Stanowski (Poland). General Director of the Wielki Theatre, Warsaw.