1979/1980

18th Contest

Female voices

1st Natalia Troitskaya (URSS)
2nd Jacqueline Lesperance (Canada)
    Raquel Pierotti (Spain)
3rd Song-Kawang Sun (Korea)
    Kathleen Mc Calla (USA)
    Linda Lane Smith (USA)

 

Male voices

lº  Flavio Becerra (Mexico)
2nd Fernando Belaza (Spain)
3rd Nicolas Schopscha (USA)

Special prizes

To the best Verdi performer: Flavio Becerra (Mexico)
To the best Mozart performer: Kathleen Mc Calla (USA)
To the best Schubert performer: Noriko Watanabe (Japan)
To the best English Music performer: Joel T. Myers (USA)
To the best light soprano: Patrizia Dordi (Italy)
“Plácido Domingo" Award to the best Spanish Singer: Fernando Belaza
“Diputació de Barcelona” scholarship: Minerva Enescu (Romania)
“Mercedes Viñas” scholarship: Enedina Lloris (Spain)
“Mozarteum” scholarship in Salzburg: Daniela Vladescu (Romania)
“Accademia Chigiana" scholarship in Siena: Olga Teriuschnova (URSS)
Scholarship Florence International Courses "Enrico Caruso": José Montiel (Spain)

Jury 18th Contest

President

Mr. João Paes (Portugal). Director of the "Teatro Nacional de San 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. Lluís Andreu (Spain). Artistic Agent.

Mr. Carles Caballé (Spain). Artistic Agent.

Mr. Irwin Gage (Holland). Pianist. International career accompanying the top names in world opera. Recordings.

Ms. Magda Iancoulescou (Romania). Soprano. Operistic career in the main theatres of the world. Professor of singing at the Bucharest Conservatory.

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.

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

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

Mr. Hugh Ross (USA). Director of the "Schola Cantorum", New York.