Madrid

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The best singers are French!

The International Opera Awards 2022, founded in 2013 by Harry Hyman, a British businessman, and John Allison, editor of the British magazine Opera, were presented earlier this week at the Teatro Real in Madrid, outside the UK for the first time in their history. Sabine Devieilhe and Stéphane Degout were chosen as Best Singers of […]

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Montserrat Caballé’s choice

The great Spanish soprano Montserrat Caballé, who died in 2018, gave her name to a singing competition during her lifetime. The 17th edition has just ended crowning a Korean tenor. Jihoon Son, the 2022 winner of the “Concurso Internacional de Canto Montserrat Caballé”, was awarded first prize at the Teatro Real ahead of sopranos Anna […]