12 compete tonight in Placido Domingo’s Operalia

The finalists, in Mexico City, are:

Sopranos: Marina Costa-Jackson (USA/Italy), Elsa Dreisig (France), Aviva Fortunata (Canada, pictured), Olga Kulchynska (Ukraine) and Elena Stikhina (Russia); Mezzo: J’nai Bridges (USA);
Tenors: Keonwoo Kim (South Korea), Rame Lahaj (Kosovo), Sehoon Moon (South Korea), Brenton Ryan (USA) and Volkov Bogdan (Russia); Bass-baritone: Nicholas Brownlee (USA), recent winner of the Belvedere contest.

Good Luck Aviva!!

Operalia Announces 2016 Finalists
2016 GUADALAJARA, MEXICO, July 19th to 24th

Rolex proudly presents the next edition of Plácido Domingo’s Operalia The World Opera Competition
Teatro Degollado, Guadalajara, Mexico

Operalia 2016 is hosted by the Ministry of Culture of Mexico, the Cultural Secretary of the State of Jalisco, the sovereign State of Jalisco and the legendary Teatro Degollado in the city of Guadalajara, which this year celebrates its 150th anniversary.
The Jalisco Philharmonic Orchestra, Marco Parisotto, Music Director, will accompany the Finals Concert conducted by Maestro Plácido Domingo on Sunday July 24th, 6pm.


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