2007 schedule

St David's Hall, Cardiff

The 2007 competition took place from 9-17 June.

Pre-concert talks

Simon Rees, Welsh National Opera's dramaturg, gave a talk about the repertoire before each concert and recital. They took place in the top foyer of the venues 45 minutes before each event, and lasted for 20 minutes.

Saturday 9 June

New Theatre, 7.30pm
Recital 1, Song Prize
Taking part: South Africa, Ukraine, Bulgaria, Canada, Norway

Sunday 10 June

New Theatre, 2.00pm
Recital 2, Song Prize
Taking part: Netherlands, Germany, Estonia, Australia, China

St David's Hall, 7.30pm
Concert 1, Main Prize
Taking part: Korea, Brazil, Croatia, England, Hungary

Monday 11 June

New Theatre, 2.00pm
Recital 3, Song Prize
Taking part: Russia, Ireland, Japan, USA, Sweden

St David's Hall, 7.30pm
Concert 2, Main Prize
Taking part: Norway, Lithuania, Uzbekistan, Canada, Ukraine

Tuesday 12 June

New Theatre, 2.00pm
Recital 4, Song Prize
Taking part: Finland, Brazil, England, Hungary, Korea

St David's Hall, 7.30pm
Concert 3, Main Prize
Taking part: Netherlands, Wales, Estonia, China, Germany

Wednesday 13 June

Outside Capitol Centre, Queen Street, 11am-3pm
The Vocal Coach

St David's Hall, 7.30pm
Concert 4, Main Prize
Taking part: Sweden, Ireland, Russia, Japan, USA

Thursday 14 June

St David's Hall, 7.30pm
Concert 5, Main Prize
Taking part: Chile, Bulgaria, Finland, South Africa, Australia

Friday 15 June

St David's Hall, 7.30pm
Final, Song Prize
Taking part: China, Australia, Hungary, England, USA

Saturday 16 June

New Theatre, 11am and 3pm
Master classes: for non-finalists

  • 11am: Brigitte Fassbaender and Håkan Hagegård with accompanist Phillip Thomas
  • 3pm: Helmut Deutsch and John Fisher with accompanist Simon Lepper

Weston Gallery, Anthony Hopkins Centre, Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, 12.30pm and 3pm
Master classes: for non-finalists; also open to a student from the RWCMD.

  • 12.30pm: Gundula Janowitz
  • 3pm: Robert Lloyd
  • With accompanist Llŷr Williams

Sunday 17 June

St David's Hall, 5pm
Final, Main Prize

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