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Plácido Domingo's Operalia 2012: Final Round

The World Opera Competition – Hosted by the National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing

Plácido Domingo's Operalia 2012: Final Round The World Opera Competition – Hosted by the National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing

About

Operalia's 20th birthday, celebrated live from the NCPA in Beijing! The first prize of the competition went to Anthony Roth Costanzo, Amartuvshin and Janai Brugger.

Founded in 1993 by Maestro Plácido Domingo, Operalia has revealed to the world Major voices such as the ones of Joyce DiDonato, Rolando Villazón, Stéphane Degout, Inva Mula, Nina Stemme, José Cura, John Osborn, Susanna Phillips, Ludovic Tezier, ... During the past twenty years, the jury of Operalia, headed over by Plácido Domingo as a non-voting member, has travelled the world to catch the greatest talents. After the most renowned opera houses of Paris, Los Angeles, Porto Rico, Washington, Madrid, Quebec, Milan or Moscow, Operalia sets in the most important centers of scenic art in China: the monumental National Center for the Performing Arts – the Bird's Egg, as it is often called – imagined by Paul Andreu and inaugurated in 2007.

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Program

  • Ruggero Leoncavallo, I Pagliacci
    • I: "Si puo'? Signore! Signori!"
  • Giacomo Puccini, La Bohème
    • I: "Si può?"
  • Gioachino Rossini, Italiana in Algeri
    • I: "Cruda sorte!"
  • Gioachino Rossini, Il barbiere di Siviglia
    • I, 2: Cavatina "Largo al factotum della città"
  • Georg Friedrich Handel, Tolomeo
    • Stille amare
  • Giacomo Puccini, Manon Lescaut
    • Sola, perduta, abbandonata
    • No! No! Pazzo son!
  • Francesco Cilea, Adriana Lecouvreur
    • "Acerba volutta"
  • Giuseppe Verdi, Rigoletto
  • Jules Massenet, Werther
    • III: "Toute mon âme est là ! Pourquoi me réveiller, ô souffle du printemps"
  • Gustave Charpentier, Louise
    • "Depuis le jour"
  • Gaetano Donizetti, La Fille du Régiment
    • I: "Ah mes amis" (Tonio)
  • Ambroise Thomas, Hamlet
    • O vin, dissipe ta tendresse
  • Jacinto Guerrero, Los gavilanes
    • Mi aldea
  • Jerónimo Giménez / Manuel Nieto, El Barbero de Sevilla
    • Me llaman la primorosa
  • Federico Moreno Torroba, Luisa Fernanda
    • "Luche la fe por el triunfo"
  • Soutullo y Vert, El ultimo romantico
    • Bella enamorada
  • Federico Moreno Torroba, Maravilla
    • Amor, vida de mi vida
  • Pablo Luna, El nino judio De Espana vengo
  • Plácido Domingo, Operalia's Hymn

Details

  • Venue: National Centre for the Performing Arts (NCPA) (Beijing, China)
  • Broadcast date: June 10, 2012, 1:30 p.m.
  • Production date: 2012

Casting

  • OPERA repertoire:
  • Roman Burdenko | Baritone (Russia, 28)
  • Like Xing | China, 28
  • Nadezhda Karyazina | Mezzo-soprano (Russia, 25)
  • Aldo Heo | Baritone (South Korea, 32)
  • Anthony Roth Costanzo | Countertenor (USA, 30)
  • Guanqun Yu | Soprano (China, 29)
  • Brian Jagde | Tenor (USA, 32)
  • Olesya Petrova | Mezzo-soprano (Russia, 29)
  • Amartuvshin | Baritone (Mongolia, 26)
  • Antonio Poli | Tenor (Italy, 26)
  • Janai Brugger | Soprano (USA, 29)
  • Hyojong Kim | Tenor (South Korea, 29)
  • Yunpeng Wang | Baritone (China, 24)
  • ZARZUELA repertoire:
  • Aldo Heo | Baritone (South Korea, 32)
  • Maria Aleida | Cuba/Spain, 29
  • Amartuvshin | Baritone (Mongolia, 26)
  • Antonio Poli | Italy, 26
  • Yunpeng Wang | Baritone (China, 24)
  • Janai Brugger | Soprano (USA, 29)
  • Special thanks to Liao Min, Ran Tian and all the team from the NCPA. Translation: Chang Meng Yan

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