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  1. Cardiff Singer of the World 2013 - the Final

    Wednesday 26 June 2013, 17:22

    Laura Sinnerton Laura Sinnerton

    What a wonderful Cardiff Singer competition this has been! This has been my third competition, and I genuinely believe that the standard of this year's competitors has been of the highest order.

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  2. Cardiff Singer - Concert Three

    Wednesday 26 June 2013, 12:48

    Laura Sinnerton Laura Sinnerton

    For round two of the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition, our colleagues from the Orchestra of the Welsh National Opera were on duty, and saw Hungarian soprano Maria Celeng lift the round trophy.

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  3. Cardiff Singer - Concert One

    Friday 21 June 2013, 16:07

    Laura Sinnerton Laura Sinnerton

    Regular readers of this blog will be aware that I do not need much excuse to get excited about, well, pretty much anything.

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  4. BBC Cardiff Singer of the World

    Friday 21 June 2013, 15:29

    Laura Sinnerton Laura Sinnerton

    Now in its 30th anniversary year, BBC Cardiff Singer of the World is another of these events with its own special atmosphere.

     

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  5. Frockwatch: the rules

    Tuesday 18 June 2013, 15:56

    Maggi Willis Maggi Willis

    It is important that each Cardiff Singer competitor makes full use of their short time on stage – both with voice and presentation – to capture the attention of jury and audience alike.

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  6. Gary Griffiths on opera and performing in BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2013

    Thursday 23 May 2013, 17:00

    Laura Sinnerton Laura Sinnerton

    In June, the biennial Cardiff Singer of the World Competition will take place. This prestigious, international contest will see some of the finest voices, on the brink of global careers, converge upon Cardiff to compete for the title of Cardiff Singer of the World 2013.

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  7. Farewell to competition founder J Mervyn Williams

    Friday 31 August 2012, 12:04

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    J Mervyn Williams, who founded Cardiff Singer in 1983, has died aged 74.

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  8. Dame Kiri Te Kanawa invites Cardiff Singer 2013 entrants

    Tuesday 3 July 2012, 18:08

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    In 2011 it was a great pleasure for me to follow in the footsteps of my friend and inspiration Dame Joan Sutherland by accepting the invitation to become Patron of BBC Cardiff Singer of the World.

    Next year marks the 30th anniversary of this prestigious competition and we are now searching to find the...

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  9. Welsh classical performers scoop major prizes

    Thursday 10 May 2012, 12:06

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    There's been a flurry of successes for Welsh classical musicians in the last couple of weeks, with two leading young musicians winning major national awards.

    Pianist Llŷr Williams beat classical music titans Sir Colin Davis and Sir Harrison Birtwistle to win the Classical Music South...

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  10. Cardiff Singer diary: part three

    Monday 20 June 2011, 18:10

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    Laura Sinnerton, a viola player in the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, has been keeping a diary during the 2011 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition.

    Here's her third and final update (from the final), following on from her first and second instalments.

    Saturday 18 June

    What a week!...

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  11. And the winner is...

    Sunday 19 June 2011, 21:28

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    In a fantastic final of the 2011 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition at St David's Hall, soprano Meeta Raval from England, mezzo-soprano Olesysa Petrova from Russia, soprano Hye Jung Lee from South Korea, baritone Andrei Bondarenko from Ukraine and soprano Valentina Naforniţă from Moldova...

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  12. Cardiff Singer: Saturday

    Saturday 18 June 2011, 14:29

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    The audience at St David's Hall was treated to a thrilling Song Prize Final last night. Coverage is on BBC Four tonight at 7.30pm and BBC Radio 3 at 8pm.

    If you don't want to know who won, DON'T click on this link.

    See the Frockwatch gallery of the Song Prize Final.

    Tomorrow is the grand final...

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  13. Cardiff Singer: Friday

    Friday 17 June 2011, 15:00

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    Thursday night of Cardiff Singer week is always particularly exciting, not just because of the prospect of hearing the singers not taking part in the Song Prize for the first time but also because of the announcement of the line-up for the Final.

    If you are saving yourself for the BBC Four programme...

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  14. Cardiff Singer diary: part two

    Friday 17 June 2011, 13:14

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    Laura Sinnerton, a viola player in the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, has been keeping a diary during the 2011 BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition. Following on from her opening instalment, here's her second update.

    Tuesday 14 June

    It is 9.30am and I have already had three cups of coffee...

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  15. The science of Cardiff Singer

    Thursday 16 June 2011, 14:33

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    This year, the Wellcome Trust is celebrating its 75th anniversary with a series of public events exploring science and medicine through music, theatre, film and the visual arts, and the first of these events, The Science of Singing, is taking place at Cardiff Singer.

    In the foyer at St David's Hall...

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  16. Cardiff Singer: Thursday

    Thursday 16 June 2011, 13:46

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    The audience in St David's Hall last night were treated to a particularly strong group of singers in Concert 3. The competitors were Susanne Braunsteffer from Germany, Helen Sherman from Australia, local hero John Pierce from Wales, Valentina Naforniţǎ from Moldova and Andrei Bondarenko from Ukraine...

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  17. Cardiff Singer: Wednesday

    Wednesday 15 June 2011, 15:35

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    The BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition reached its halfway point last night, by the end of concert two. Tonight's concert features Susanne Braunsteffer from Germany, Helen Sherman from Australia, local hero John Pierce from Wales, Valentina Naforniţǎ from Moldova and Andrei Bondarenko...

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  18. The view from the orchestra of Cardiff Singer

    Tuesday 14 June 2011, 16:57

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    Laura Sinnerton, a viola player in the BBC National Orchestra of Wales, shares her rehearsal and concert diary from BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2011:

    I can hardly believe that two years have passed since the incredibly beautiful and unbelievably talented Ekaterina Scherbachenko emerged victorious...

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  19. Cardiff Singer: Tuesday

    Tuesday 14 June 2011, 14:10

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    Song Prize

    The four Song Prize recitals finish today. Recital four features Hye Jung Lee from South Korea, Davide Bartolucci from Italy, Máire Flavin from Ireland and Leah Crocetto from the USA.

    At the end of the recital, the five singers who will take part in Friday's final will be announced...

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  20. Recitals and concerts at Cardiff Singer

    Monday 13 June 2011, 14:33

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    The BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition is now well under way, with two recitals taking place yesterday. The third recital is this afternoon and the first concert is at St David's Hall tonight.

    Programme notes for all the recitals and concerts will appear on the site shortly before the events...

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