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Edition 2021

For its 27th edition in 2021, auditions included La Sonnambula by Bellini (15 representations in 2021/2023), L’Isola Disabitata by Haydn and a romantic recital.


The winners

Ania Wozniak
Ania Wozniak
Beatriz Baptista
Beatriz Baptista
Francesca Pia Vitale
Francesca Pia Vitale
Julia Muzychenko
Julia Muzychenko
Olga Syniakova
Olga Syniakova
Aliaksey Birkus
Aliaksey Birkus
Clarke Ruth
Clarke Ruth
Halidou Nombre
Halidou Nombre


La Sonnambula - Vincenzo Bellini

Opera in two acts
Scenic Version - Sung in italian.

Musical Direction (Creation): Beatrice Venezi
Staging and choreography: Francesca Lattuada
Costume designer: Bruno Fatalot
Lighting designer: Christian Dubet
Engagements for 15 performances

  • Clarke RUTH - Bass - Canada
    Role of Alessio
  • Aliaksey BIRKUS - Bass - Belarus
    Role of Rodolfo
  • Olga SYNIAKOVA - Mezzo - Ukraine
    Role of Teresa
  • Francesca PIA VITALE - Soprano - Italy
    Role of Lisa
  • Julia MUZYCHENKO - Soprano - Russia
    Role of Amina

Performances - 2021-2022 and 2022-2023 Seasons

  • January 23 and 25, 2022 - Opéra-Théâtre de Clermont-Ferrand
  • January 30, 2022 - Opéra de Vichy
  • February 25 and 27, 2022 - Opéra Grand Avignon
  • March 27, 29 and 31, 2022 - Opéra de Metz
  • May 13 and 15, 2022 - Opéra de Reims
  • April 7 and 9, 2023 - Opéra de Limoges
  • May 12 and 14, 2023 - Opéra de Massy
  • May, 25, 2023 - Théâtre Impérial-Opéra de Compiègne

New production by the Centre lyrique Clermont-Auvergne, in co-production with the Opéra de Vichy, the Opéra Grand Avignon, the Théâtre Impérial-Opéra de Compiègne, the Opéra de Limoges, the Opéra de Massy, the Opéra de Metz Métropole and the Opéra de Reims.



L’Isola Disabitata - Joseph Haydn

Theatrical action in two parts
Concert version - Sung in italian.

Musical studies and accompaniment: Philippe Cassard

Concert - Clermont-Ferrand
2022-2023 Season - February 4, 2023
New Production (concert version) by the Clermont Auvergne Opéra for the Festival Pian’Opéra

Engagements for one performance

  • Halidou NOMBRE - Bass - France
    Role of Enrico
  • Ania WOZNIAK - Mezzo - France
    Role of Costanza



Romantic recital

Melodies by Gioacchino Rossini, Vincenzo Bellini and Gaetano Donizetti

Musical studies and accompaniment: Susan Manoff

Recital - Clermont-Ferrand - 2022-2023 Season - november 10, 2022
New production from the Clermont Auvergne Opéra

Engagements for one récital

  • Aliaksey BIRKUS - Bass - Belarus
  • Julia MUZYCHENKO - Soprano - Russia
  • Olga SYNIAKOVA - Mezzo - Ukraine



Special Prizes

Cia Ópera São Paulo Prize

Role of Amina - La Sonnambula
Engagement for two performances - October 2022 - São Paulo (Brazil)

  • Francesca PIA VITALE - Soprano - Italy

Clermont-Ferrand - 2022-2023 Season
Engagement for one recital

  • Beatriz BAPTISTA - Soprano - Brazil
« City of Clermont-Ferrand » YOUNG AUDIENCE AWARD

Valued at 1 500 €, this prize is awarded to a finalist chosen by the vote of a jury of young people participating in mediation activities of the Centre lyrique:

  • Julia MUZYCHENKO - Soprano - Russia
« Bernard Plantey » AUDIENCE AWARD

In honor of the founder of the Centre lyrique and with a value of 1 500 €, this prize is awarded to a finalist nominated by public vote:

  • Julia MUZYCHENKO - Soprano - Russa



The Jury

Le jury

Jury 2021

President of the Jury
Katia Ricciarelli, soprano

Francesca Lattuada
Stage Director and Choreographer

Raymond Duffaut
French Centre for Lyrical Promotion President

Richard Martet
Chief editor of Opéra Magazine Magazine

Frédéric Roels
Grand Avignon Director

Eric Rouchaud
Imperial Theater of Compiègne Director

Alain Mercier
Limoges Opera Director

Xavier Adenot
Massy Opera Production Director

Pénélope Bergeret
Artistic assistant - Metz Opera

Martin Kubich
Vichy Culture Director

Pierre Thirion-Vallet
Stage director and Clermont Auvergne Opera Director