The Jury

The International jury of the competition includes highly qualified professionals from the field of opera:

1. Ramiz Usmanov – General Director of the Bolshoi Theater of Uzbekistan, People’s Artist of the Republic of Uzbekistan

2. Prof. Hans-Joachim Frey - artistic director of “Sirius” – “Talent and Success” Foundation, advisor to the general director of the Bolshoi Theater of Russia

3. Larisa Gergieva - People's Artist of Russia, People's Artist of Ukraine.

4. Prof. Ariane Hollaender-Calix – General Director of HOLLAENDER-CALIX International Artists Agency

5. Kirill Borchaninov - opera soloist, Honored Artist of the Republic of Uzbekistan

6. Anton Lyubchenko – conductor, composer

7. Anatoly Galaov – director of the North Ossetian Opera and Ballet Theater

8. Daniel-René Serafin – artistic director of the Oper im Steinbruch St. Margarethen

9. Aydin Uştuk – General Director of the State Opera and Ballet Theater of Izmir

10. Sook Young Kim – Opera director of “Noble Art Opera Company”

11. Natalia Ignatenko – General Director of Elena Obraztsova Fund and International Obraztsova Competitions

12. Alessandro Ariosi – Artistic Director of “Ariosi Management”

13. Nikola Mijailovic – Artistic Director of the Opera of the National Theater of Belgrade

14. Oksana Fedorova – Singer, TV presenter, Miss Universe, founder and president of her own charitable foundation

15. Dr. Jürgen Helfricht – Member of Sudeten German Academy of Sciences and Arts Munich; author

16. Nadja Michael – opera singer

17. Sergey Novikov – Moscow Stage director


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