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.
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|Orchestra||Welsh National Opera Orchestra|
|Series Producer||Anwen Rees|
|Executive Producer||Paul Bullock|