Third International Sibelius Singing Competition: Finalists

The Jury has selected six competitors for the finals in the Third International Sibelius Singing Competition in Järvenpää, Finland. The singers continuing in the competition are

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Erica Back, mezzo-soprano, Finland

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Tuuri Dede, mezzo-soprano, Estonia

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Sanna Matinniemi, soprano, Finland

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Aarne Pelkonen, baritone, Finland

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Hanna Rantala, soprano, Finland

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Artur Rozek, baritone, Poland

All photos © Heikki Tuuli

The finals will be held at the Järvenpää Hall at 7 pm on Saturday 25th April.

First prize is worth €12,000, second prize €6,000 and third prize €3,000. The winner will be invited to appear with the Turku Philharmonic Orchestra during the 2015–16 season, and a special prize will be awarded in the form of a Lied recital at the Lahti Sibelius Festival on 6th September 2015.

Yle Radio 1 will be broadcasting the finals of the competition live. The finals will also be streamed live at www.yle.fi/klassinen. Video recordings of the preliminary round and semi-finals are posted on the competition website during the competition week.

Tickets from Lippupiste outlets

Further information:
Terhi Luukkonen, Secretary General
Tel. +358 40 710 4368
terhi.luukkonen@uniarts.fi
www.sibeliussinging.fi

Source: Press release 25/3/2015

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