French Alto wins 2015 Cesti Competition
The 29-year-old French singer Anthea Pichanick won the 6th International Singing Competition for Baroque Opera Pietro Antonio Cesti. The alto impressed the jury with an aria of Flammiro from Pietro Antonio Cesti’s opera “Le nozze in sogno” as well as with Orlando’s aria “Sorge l’irato nembo” from the Opera “Orlando Furioso” by Antonio Vivaldi.
The second prize (3,000 Euros) was awarded to the 28-year-old Ukrainian countertenor Konstantin Derri. The third prize (2,000 Euros) went to the 23-year-old Italian soprano Alice Rossi.
Watch the Cesti Competition online
If you missed our live stream or want to enjoy the International Singing Competition for Baroque Opera Pietro Antonio Cesti a second time, you can watch it online.
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