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Petroc Trelawny and Josie d’Arby present full coverage of the final from St David’s Hall, Cardiff, as five exceptional performers compete to become BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2021.

After a week of exceptional performances, BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2021 reaches its climax with the main prize final. In a competition showcasing 16 rising stars from across the world, the winners of the four rounds and one additional wildcard finalist compete for one of the most prestigious titles in opera.

Petroc Trelawny and Josie d’Arby present full coverage of the final from St David’s Hall, Cardiff, alongside expert guests from the opera world offering their insight on the performances.

The five finalists sing their hearts out in front of a prestigious panel of jurors: Welsh bass-baritone Neal Davies, himself a winner of the 1997 Cardiff Singer of the World Song Prize, acclaimed US soprano Roberta Alexander and, chairing the jury, general director of the Welsh National Opera, Aiden Lang.

The BBC National Orchestra of Wales provide accompaniment conducted by Andrew Litton and Michael Christie. The winning artist will be awarded the title BBC Cardiff Singer of the World 2021.

2 hours, 29 minutes

Last on

Sat 19 Jun 2021 19:30

Music Played

  • Gioachino Rossini

    Il Barbiere Di Siviglia: Largo Al Factotum

  • Eminem

    Lose Yourself

  • Daniel Barenboim, The London Philharmonic Orches

    Sea Pictures Op 37

  • Renee Fleming, Houston Symphony Orchestra, Christoph Eschenbach

    Vier Letzte Lieder, Trv 296: 3. Beim Schlafengehn

  • Lesley Garrett

    Dat's Love

Credits

Role Contributor
Presenter Petroc Trelawny
Presenter Josie d'Arby
Judge Neal Davies
Judge Roberta Alexander
Judge Aidan Lang
Conductor Michael Christie
Conductor Andrew Litton
Orchestra Welsh National Opera Orchestra
Series Producer Anwen Rees
Executive Producer Paul Bullock
Producer Jenny Dafydd
Director Rhodri Huw

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