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International Opera Awards 2022

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Crowned ‘Opera Company of the Year’ in 2021, Teatro Real is host of the 2022 International Opera Awards ceremony. Live from Madrid, OperaVision streams the complete ceremony featuring an exciting array of categories. Founded in 2012 and known as opera’s Oscars, the International Opera Awards are the annual celebration of excellence in the international opera scene. The awards aim to recognise and reward success, create scholarships for emerging talent and raise the profile of opera. This year's jury, composed of opera professionals, is chaired by John Allison, editor of Opera magazine.

And the winners are....

CONDUCTOR
Daniele Rustioni

DESIGNER
Michael Levine
 
DIGITAL OPERA
Upload (Dutch National Opera)

DIRECTOR
Stefan Herheim

EQUAL OPPORTUNITIES & IMPACT
Foundation Studio, Cape Town Opera

FEMALE SINGER
Sabine Devieilhe
 
VILLA CONCHI INTERNATIONAL OPERA AWARD
FOR FESTIVAL OF THE YEAR
Santa Fe Opera

GOOD GOVERNANCE INSTITUTE LEADERSHIP AWARD
Nicholas Payne
 
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT
Dame Janet Baker

MALE SINGER
Stéphane Degout

NEW PRODUCTION
Glyndebourne: La Voix humaine/Les Mamelles de Tirésias (c. Robin Ticciati, d. Laurent Pelly)

OPERA COMPANY
Lviv National Academic Opera and Ballet Theatre
jointly with
Odesa Opera and Ballet Theatre

PHILANTHROPY
Aline Foriel-Destezet

OPERA MAGAZINE READERS' AWARD
Pene Pati
 
RECORDING (COMPLETE OPERA)
Offenbach: Le Voyage dans la Lune (Bru Zane)

RECORDING (SOLO RECITAL)
Michael Spyres: BariTenor (Erato)

REDISCOVERED WORK
Dallapiccola: Ulisse (Oper Frankfurt)

RISING STAR
Nardus Williams

SUSTAINABILITY
Gothenburg Opera

WORLD PREMIERE
Defoort: The Time of our Singing (La Monnaie De Munt)

 

Winners on OperaVision

Congratulations to the winners and OperaVision's partners for the recognition received at the International Opera Awards 2022!

Ceremony Artists

Sopranos
Jessica Pratt
Barno Ismatullaeva
Nardus Williams
Sabina Puértolas
Tenors
Francesco Demuro
Xabier Anduaga
Orchestra
Teatro Real Orchestra
Chorus
Teatro Real Chorus
...
Conductor
José Miguel Pérez Sierra
Director
Ella Marchment
Presenter
Petroc Trelawny
...

Ceremony Musical Programme

    
    Madama Butterfly. ‘Un bel dì vedremo’. Giacomo Puccini
    Barno Ismatullaeva, soprano
     
    Lucia di Lammermoor. Gaetano Donizetti
    Sabina Puértolas, soprano
    Xabier Anduaga, tenor
    
    Macbeth. ‘Patria opressa’. Giuseppe Verdi
    Teatro Real Chorus
     
    I puritani. Vincenzo Bellini
    Jessica Pratt, soprano
    Francesco Demuro, tenor
     
    Le nozze di Figaro. ‘E Susanna non vien…Dove sono…’. Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart
    Nardus Williams, soprano