Concuerso winners Francisco Viñas International exhibit his talent at the Royal Theater

Francisco Viñas

He Teatro Real will host, one more year, concert winners International Singing Competition Tenor Viñas, which last month celebrated its January 56 edition conceding the first prize ex aequo to the Russian soprano Aigul Khismatullina and the Peruvian tenor Ivan Ayon.

With them, the public will have the opportunity to hear the voices of the American soprano Liv Redpath (Second prize offered by the Amics Concurs group Tenor Viñas and Royal Theater); Chinese tenor Long Long (Third award the Association offered with fear Liceistes, Buffet-Bergós and Royal Artistic Circle of Barcelona and Teatro Real) and the Slovenian baritone What Mihelač (fourth Prize Maria Esperanza Salvans and the Teatro Real).

Will accompany the Head of the Royal Theatre Orchestra, under the direction of teacher Santiago Serrate.

Founded in 1963 in Barcelona, International Singing Contest Francisco Vinas wanted to keep the memory of one of the most important tenors of our country alive and, both, It has been a springboard for some of the most important voices of the current opera scene, becoming one of the most prestigious competitions in the world.

Currently part of the organization, in addition to the Gran Teatre del Liceu and Teatro Real, Lyrical large centers around the world as the Bolshoi in Moscow, The Metropolitan Opera in New York, the National Center for the Performing Arts in Beijing China, the Paris Opera, the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London and the Teatro alla Scala in Milan. In addition to the collaboration of the Deutsche Oper Berlin, Los Angeles Opera, San Francisco Opera and the Staatsoper Berlin.

In the words of artistic director of the Teatro Real, Joan Matabosch, both the realization of this concert as their participation in the jury "Displays the close collaboration between the Liceu and Real, and helping to launch the careers of some young people who, definitely, they will stand out from the most important artists in the coming years ".

Photograph: Javier del Real