Thursday, February 01, 2018

International Opera Awards Singer Nominees 2018

Samples of the candidates for the singing prizes.

Female Singer

Malin Byström sings Salome:

Carmen Giannattasio sings Nedda:

Barbara Hannigan in her Grammy winning performance:

Hui He from the Arena di Verona sings Butterfly:

Ermonela Jaho sings Suor Angelica:

Eva-Maria Westbroek sings the Forza Leonora:

Male Singer

Piotr Beczała sings the Italian tenor from Rosenkavalier:

Günther Groissböck sings Baron Ochs from Rosenkavalier:

Peter Mattei sings Onegin:

Eric Owens sings Macbeth:

Simone Piazzola sings de Luna from Il Trovatore:

Michael Spyres sings Tito from La clemenza di Tito:


mamascarlatti said...

Oh dear, trying to choose between Peter Mattei and Michael Spyres. I've been in love with Peter Mattei's gorgeous voice for longer so it would have to be him.

Dr.B said...

I'm amazed by how much I like Eva in this recording.