Broadcast details

Last updated: 18 June 2011

There was extensive coverage of the competition across the BBC networks and online.

BBC Two Wales

Connie Fisher and Tim Rhys-Evans present highlights of the four concerts and a round-up of the week from St David's Hall with guests:

  • Concert 1: Gareth Valentine
  • Concert 2: John Owen Jones & Wynne Evans
  • Concert 3: Cerys Matthews & Eddie Butler
  • Concert 4: Rosemary Joshua & Jeffrey Lloyd Roberts

Expert analysis from Elin Manahan Thomas throughout the week.

Monday 13 - Thursday 16 June, 10pm
Friday 17 June, round-up of the week, 9.45pm

BBC Four

Petroc Trelawny and Josie D'Arby present extensive coverage of the four concerts and the Song Prize final with guests:

  • Concert 1: Jonathan Lemalu
  • Concert 2: David Pountney
  • Concert 3: Mark Padmore
  • Concert 4: Gerald Finley
  • Song Prize Final: Sir Thomas Allen CBE

Expert analysis from Mary King and Elin Manahan Thomas throughout the week.

Tuesday 14 - Saturday 18 June, 7.30-9pm

BBC Two

Preview programme

A look at the week ahead and at why BBC Cardiff Singer of the World is widely regarded as the most important competition for young professional opera singers.

Saturday 11 June, 6.30pm.

The Final

Petroc Trelawny and Josie D'Arby present the final of BBC Cardiff Singer of the World from St David's Hall with expert analysis from Mary King. Guests are BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2005 soprano Nicole Cabell and superstar mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato.

Sunday 19 June, 5.30pm. Also on BBC HD channel.

BBC Radio 3

Donald Macleod presents extended highlights from the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Song Prize. With expert commentary and daily reports from the previous evening's BBC Cardiff Singer of the World concert by Iain Burnside.

Tuesday 14 - Friday 17 June, 1pm

Song Prize Final

Presented by Donald Macleod with Iain Burnside

Saturday 18 June, 8pm

The Final

Presented by Donald Macleod with Iain Burnside

Sunday 19 June, 5.30pm

BBC Radio Wales

Daily reports and updates on programmes presented by Nicola Heywood Thomas, Jamie Owen, Louise Elliott, Roy Noble, Chris Needs and Beverley Humphreys.

Monday 13 - Friday 17 June

The Final

Coverage presented by Nicola Heywood Thomas with guests Rebecca Evans and Gwyn Hughes Jones.

Sunday 19 June, 5.30pm

BBC Radio Cymru

Daily reviews by Alun Guy in Nia Roberts' programme.

Monday 13 - Friday 17 June, 10.30am

The Song Prize Final

Presented by Sian Pari Huws and Alwyn Humphreys

Sunday 17 July, 2.30pm

The Final

Presented by Sian Pari Huws, Alwyn Humphreys and Beti George

Sunday 19 June, 5pm

BBC iPlayer

All programmes will be available on the BBC iPlayer (UK only)


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