Baritone from Mongolia - 29 years old
2017: Winner of Round Two and joint winner of the Song Prize
Ariunbaatar is a graduate of the Mongolian State University of Culture and Art. In 2011, Ariunbaatar won the 24th Glinka International Vocal Contest in Moscow with a prize as best baritone in the competition and the special Pavel Lisitsian Prize. In 2011, Ariunbaatar became the honored artist of Mongolia which was given by the President of Mongolia.
In 2014, he won first prize in the 3rd Muslim Magomaev International Vocalists Competition in Moscow. Since then he’s been a soloist for the Buryat State Theatre of Opera and Ballet in Ulan-Ude, Russia. In 2015, Ariunbaatar won the 1st prize (Gold Medal) and the Grand Prix at the XV International Tchaikovsky Competition. And also in 2015, right after the XV International Tchaikovsky Competition, Ariunbaatar was invited to perform at the Carnegie Hall in New York.
In 2015, Ariunbaatar performed at the Bolshoi Theatre in Moscow, Russia and at the Cadogan Hall in London, United Kingdom and the same year, he performed Yeletsky’s Aria from Tchaikovsky’s Queen of Spades at Buckingham Palace.
In 2016, he performed the role of Escamillo (Carmen) and Baron Scarpia (Tosca) at the Marinsky Theatre in Saint-Petersburg, Russia. Ariunbaatar also performed in Yerevan, Armenia for the 60th General Assembly of the World Federation of International Music Competitions.
|Main prize rep||Concert 2|
|Per me giunto ... Io morro||Don Carlo||Verdi|
|Alzati! Là tuo figlio … Eri tu||Un ballo in maschera||Verdi|
|In the silence of the night||Op 4 No 3||Rachmaninov|
|Ich liebe dich||Op 5 No 3||Grieg|
|Oh no, I beg you, do not leave||Op 4 No 1||Rachmaninov|
|Song prize final|
|Don Juan’s serenade||Op 38 No 1||Tchaikovsky|
|Après un rêve||Op 7 No 1||Fauré|
|None but the lonely heart||Op 6 No 6||Tchaikovsky|
|The Steppes of Mongolia||Sharav|
|Largo al factotum||Il barbiere di Siviglia||Rossini|
|I love you||The queen of spades||Tchaikovsky|
|Si può? si può? Signore!||Pagliacci||Leoncavallo|