The third, final, Round of the Competition took place on May 22 at Stanislavsky and Nemirovich-Danchenko Moscow Academic Music Theatre, where the Jury announced the laureates and diploma holders names.
Baritone Boris Pinkhasovich has become the first prize winner.
The second prize laureates are Anastasia Kikot (soprano) and Ruslan Rosyev (bass). The third prize – went to mezzo-soprano Yulia Mazurova and tenor Stanislav Mostovoy.
The special prize for the best Russian aria performance went to tenor Nikolai Erokhin.
Audience appreciation price – won by Stanislav Mostovoy.
The contestants performed accompanied by Svetlanov State Academic Symphony Orchestra of Russia under the baton of Michail Jurowski.
Galina Vishnevskaya, the head of the Jury has congratulated the winners warmly and wished future success and striking career on the stage. The laureates awarding ceremony was led by Elena Oparkova – Director General of the Competition. In her turn, she congratulated the winners and thanked all, who helped organizing the Competition: Russian Ministry of Culture, Moscow City Department for Culture, sponsors and partners.
Galina VIshnevskaya V International Opera Singers Competition will take place in May 2014, Moscow.