Teatro Principal de Palma
Teatre Principal de Palma

Opera XXI Awards

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Teatre Principal de Palma (Mallorca) is the setting for the fifth edition of the Opera XXI Awards streamed live on OperaVision. Premios Ópera XXI reward the best performances (best male and female singers, young singer), the best stage and musical direction, the best Opera production in Spain and in Latin America, and the best Spanish repertoire initiatives.

The ceremony, directed by Spanish director Marta Pazos, combines award ceremony with musical contributions from soprano Mariola Cantarero and María Hinojosa, and actor Ángel Ruiz among others. The 27 theatres and institutions form part of Ópera XXI network have devised Premios Opera XXI to highlight the essential contribution of opera to society in Spain and beyond. 


Mariola Cantarero
María Hinojosa
Ángel Ruiz
Cor del Teatre Principal
Orquestra Simfònica de les Illes Balears
Bernat Quetglas
Marta Pazos
Marc Rosich


Best New Production
Dialogues des Carmélites - Teatro Villamarta de Jerez and Teatro Cervantes de Málaga
Young Singer Award
Carles Pachón
Best Female Singer Award
Ausrine Stundyte
Best Male Singer Award
Ismael Jordi
Best conductor
Gustavo Gimeno
Best director
Calixto Bieito
Best Spanish Repertory Initiative
Festival Teatro Lírico Español - Oviedo
Best Promotion and Dissemination Initiative
Les Arts Volant - Palau de les Arts
Best New Latin American Production
Patagonia - S. Errázuriz - Teatro Biobío and Teatro del Lago
Lifetime achievement and other honorary Awards
Miguel Ángel Gómez-Martínez