Operalia – Plácido Domingo

Operalia 2012


Operalia Competition's 20th birthday at the NCPA in Beijing

Founded in 1993 by Plácido Domingo, the opera singing competition celebrated its 20th birthday in 2012. Live from the Beijing NCPA, one of the most singular opera houses in the world, medici.tv broadcast the final round of the competition which rewarded Janai Brugger, Anthony Roth Costanzo and Amartuvshin as tomorrow's opera stars!

Operalia 2012 – The Laureates

Anthony Roth Costanzo (countertenor, 30 years old, United States of America)
Amartuvshin (baritone, 26 years old, Mongolia)
Janai Brugger (soprano, 29 years old, United States of America)
First prize ($30,000 each)

Brian Jagde (tenor, 32 years old, United States of America)
Yunpeng Wang (baritone, 24 years old, China)
Guanqun Yu (soprano, 29 years old, China)
Second prize ($20,000 each)

Roman Burdenko (baritone, 28 years old, Russia)
Nadezhda Karyazina (mezzo-soprano, 25 years old, Russia)
Third prize ($10,000 each)

Antonio Poli (tenor, 26 years old, Italy)
CulturArte Prize - Bertita & Guillermo Martinez ($10,000)

Yunpeng Wang (baritone, 24 years old, China)
The Don Plácido Domingo Sr. Prize of Zarzuela ($10,000)

Janai Brugger (soprano, 29 years old, United States of America)
The Pepita Embil Domingo Prize of Zarzuela ($10,000)

Yunpeng Wang (baryton, 24 years old, Chine)
Janai Brugger (soprano, 29 years old, United States of America)
Prize of the Audience (Rolex watches offered)

Operalia 2012: Final Round
Operalia – Plácido Domingo - Rolex and Culture
June 10, 2012, 11:30 a.m.
Watch an excerpt