The 27th International Opera Competition of Clermont-Ferrand will take place in February, 2021
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2019 Edition

For its 26th edition in 2019, auditions included Cavalleria rusticana - Mascagni and Pagliacci - Leoncavallo (Season 2019 - 2021 / Opéras du Grand Avignon, Reims, Vichy, Clermont-Ferrand, Massy et Festival de Saint-Céré

 

The winners
 

Chrystelle Di Marco
Chrystelle Di Marco
Ania Wozniak
Ania Wozniak
Solen Mainguené
Solen Mainguené
Jean Miannay
Jean Miannay
Dongyong Noh
Dongyong Noh
Jiwon Song
Jiwon Song
Louis Zaitoun
Louis Zaitoun
Steeve Michaud
Steeve Michaud
Cavalleria rusticana - Pietro Mascagni
Pagliacci - Ruggero Leoncavallo

Musical Direction: Gaspard Brécourt
Staging: Eric Pérez
Scenography and costume designer: David Belugou
Lighting designer: Joël Fabing
New production by the Centre lyrique Clermont-Auvergne, in co-production with the Opera Grand Avignon, the Opera de Massy, the Opera de Reims and the Saint-Céré Festival. In partnership with The Vichy Opera.

  • Chrystelle DI MARCO - Soprano - 36 years old - France
    SANTUZZA - Cavalleria rusticana
  • Ania WOZNIAK - Mezzo - 34 years old - France
    LOLA - Cavalleria rusticana
  • Solen MAINGUENÉ - Soprano - 30 years old - France
    NEDDA - Pagliacci
  • Jean MIANNAY - Tenor - 22 years old - France
    BEPPE - Pagliacci
  • Dongyong NOH - Barytone - 35 years old - South Korea
    ALFIO - Cavalleria rusticana / TONIO - Pagliacci
  • Turiddu / Canio: Not awarded
« Bernard Plantey » AUDIENCE AWARD

In honor of the founder of the Centre lyrique and with a value of 1 000 €, this prize will be awarded to a finalist nominated by public vote on 2 March, 2019 and will be presented by Arlette Desgeorges, President of the Centre lyrique.

  • Chrystelle DI MARCO - Soprano - 36 years old - France
« City of Clermont-Ferrand » YOUNG AUDIENCE AWARD

Valued at 1 000 €, this prize will be awarded to a finalist chosen by the vote of a jury of young people participating in mediation activities of the Centre lyrique.

  • Steeve MICHAUD - Tenor - 44 years old - Canada
SPONSORS AWARD « 20th anniversary of the lyric season »

Male singer prize - Value - 2 000 €
Financed by the corporate sponsors of the Centre lyrique

  • Jiwon SONG - Barytone - 36 years old - South Korea
SPONSORS AWARD « 20th anniversary of the lyric season »

Female singer prize - Value - 2 000 €
Financed by the corporate sponsors of the Centre lyrique

  • Ekaterina GODOVANETS - Soprano - 44 years old - Russia
FRENCH CENTER for LYRICAL PROMOTION AWARD

Valued at 1 000 €, this prize will be awarded to a young French artist and will be presented by Raymond Duffaut, President of the French Center for Lyrical Promotion.

  • Jean MIANNAY - Ténor - 22 years old - France
ADAMI AWARD for best Italian repertoire performance - Female singer

With a value of € 1 000, this prize will be presented by a delagate of Adami. " Partner of performers, Adami manages and advance their rights in France and all around the world and accompanies them throughout their careers."

  • Solen MAINGUENÉ - Soprano - 30 years old - France
ADAMI AWARD for best Italian repertoire performance - Male singer

With a value of € 1 000, this prize will be presented by a delagate of Adami. " Partner of performers, Adami manages and advance their rights in France and all around the world and accompanies them throughout their careers."

  • Louis ZAITOUN - Ténor - 31 years old - France

 


 

Le Jury

Le jury
Jury 2019

Appointed by the Administrative Council of the Centre lyrique Clermont-Auvergne, and chaired by Inva Mula, the Jury is composed of international personalities from the world of opera, theater and music. The Jury deliberation will be confidential and its decisions will be final and without appeal. A Jury member who may be the teacher of a competing artist is not allowed to participate in the deliberations or in the voting concerning the artist. The jury reserves the right not to award all prizes.

Inva Mula, soprano
President of the Jury

Xavier Adenot
Production Director of the Opéra de Massy

Raymond Duffaut
President of the French Center for Lyrical Promotion

Ludivine Gombert
Lyric artist

Martin Kubich
Town councillor for cultural policy and Director of the Opéra de Vichy

Richard Martet
Chief editor of Opéra Magazine Magazine

Éric Pérez
Stage director

Françoise Pétro
Lyric artist

Pierre Thirion-Vallet
Stage director and General and Artistic Director of the Centre lyrique Clermont-Auvergne