Press Release: HKIOSC 2018

Semi-finalists announced

Hong Kong International Operatic Singing Competition 2018

Semi-finalists announced

Published on 12th April 2018

Musica Viva, the organiser of the Hong Kong International Operatic Singing Competition 2018, is pleased to announce that the following participants have been selected by the International Jury, chaired by Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, to compete in the Semi-final Round of the Competition which will take place at the Hong Kong City Hall on 29 and 30 June 2018. The candidates are listed in alphabetical order:

  • CHEN, Yibao (China)
  • CHEN, Yong (Hong Kong SAR)
  • CRAWFORD, Samantha (United Kingdom)
  • DAELY, Jenny Stephanie (Indonesia)
  • FREDHEIM, Margrethe (Norway)
  • GIL, Byeong Min (Republic of Korea)
  • GRIFFITH, Joelene (United Kingdom)
  • GUNTER, Leah (South Africa)
  • HOJLUND, Johanne (Denmark)
  • KIM, Chonghwa (Republic of Korea)
  • KIM, Do A (Republic of Korea)
  • LEE, Jang-Won (Republic of Korea)
  • LEE, Myonghyun (Republic of Korea)
  • LIM, Chaemin (Republic of Korea)
  • LIN, Qianyun (China)
  • LIN, Zihao (China)
  • MENESES, Myramae (Philippines)
  • NURMUKHAMETOVA, Diana (Russia)
  • OMELCHUK, Tsvetana (Russia)
  • PARK, So Young (Republic of Korea)
  • PARK, Sung Hwan (Republic of Korea)
  • ROSS, Eleanor (United Kingdom)
  • TURNER, Brent (United States of America)
  • ZHOU, Xun (China)

Musica Viva records a note of gratitude to the International Jury consisting of Dame Kiri Te Kanawa, Professor Dennis O’Neill, Madam Sumi Jo, Mr. Peter Katona and Professor Kingman Lo. Thanks are due also to the Preliminary Selection Committee comprising Madam Ella Kiang, Madam Nancy Yuen, Madam Chan Siu Kwan, Mastro Lio Kuokman and Professor Kingman Lo.

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