XVI MONTSERRAT CABALLÉ INTERNATIONAL SINGING COMPETITION
This year 2021 the XVI edition of the Singing Competition has taken place in Barcelona. A total of 341 participants arrived from 58 countries has participate in this edition obtaining great success in audience and press. The eliminatory rounds took place in CaixaForum and the semifinal and final at the Gran Teatre del Liceu.
Jaume Aragall / Carlos Caballé / Roger Alier / Carmen Bustamante and Fernando Sans Riviere as President of the jury.
Byeongmin Gil /Megan Moore / Mongolkhuu Byambajav / Marianna Martirosyan / David Cervera / Oksana Sekerina / Konstantin Kipiani / Guadalupe Barrientos / Leo Hyunho Kim / Amber Fasquelle / Julia Muzychenko / Samson McCrady / Serena Sáenz
Acompañados al piano por el Maestro Ricardo Estrada.
1st Prize – Serena Sáenz
2nd Prize ex-aquo – Oksana Sekerina / Iulia Muzichenko
3rd Prize ex-aquo – Samson McCrady / Konstantin Kipiani
Audience Prize – Serena Sáenz
Prize Gran Teatre del Liceu – Serena Sáenz / David Cervera
Prize Festival Castell de Peralada – Serena Sáenz
You can watch the final in the channel of Fundació Montserrat Caballé in youtube
On December 21st the Foundation organized the first Christmas Concert. The artists singing that night were winners of different editions of the Singing Competition, Montserrat’s pupils and friends.
The concert took place in the marvelous Church Santa Maria del Mar in Barcelona where Montserrat use to sing several times for charities.
All artists performed for free, collaborating with the Foundation.
You can watch the concert in our channel Fundacio Montserrat Caballe in youtube.
BENEFIT CONCERT AT THE AUDITORI IN BARCELONA MAY 18TH
In this concert the Foundation had the valuable participation of it’s Honorific Patron Josep Carreras as well as the Patron Montserrat Martí, the winner of the last Edition of the International Singing Competition Serena Sáenz, the already well known singer Saioa Hernández, from which Montserrat said in her masterclasses: “never forget this name, she will be one of the greatest soprano of the XXI century”, and Ruth Lorenzo who showed us how wonderful is the music in all the styles when is well sang and performed. All of them with Josep Buforn and Didac Flores at the piano.
All artists gave generously their support to the Foundation.
Benefit Gala in Quinta do Ramo - Tomiño (Galicia - Spain)
On July 16th the Foundation organised a benefit Gala at Quinta do Ramo in Tomiño (Galicia) and the audience enjoyed a delicious dinner followed by a concert offered by Montserrat Martí, Andrea Pousa and the pianist Isabel Pérez Dobarro.
The Foundation thanks the three artists for their selfless collaboration and thanks to Quinta do Ramo for their wonderful welcome.
XVII MONTSERRAT CABALLÉ INTERNATIONAL SINGING COMPETITION
In 2022 the XVII edition of the Singing Competition has taken place in Madrid. A total of 304 participants arrived from 58 countries has participate in this edition obtaining great success in audience and press. The eliminatory rounds and semifinal took place at the Auditorium Montserrat caballé in Arganda del Rey and the final at Teatro Real in Madrid.
Isabel Rey / Carlos Caballé / Joan Matabosch / Roger Alier and Fernando Sans Riviere as President of the jury.
Anna Cabrera /Anna Garotic / Jaesung Kim / Elizaveta Kulagina / Chelsea Lehnea/ Celine Mun / Marcela Rahal / Sarah Richmond / Irina Sherazadishvili/ Jihoon Son / Sarah Yang / Sang Ah Yoon.
Pianists: Maestros Madalit Lamazares and Omar J.Sánchez
1st Prize – Jihoon Son
2nd Prize ex-aquo – Anna Cabrera / Sarah Yang
3rd Prize – Marcela Rahal
Audience Prize – Marcela Rahal
Prize Teatro Real – Anna Cabrera
Prize Gran Teatre del Liceu – Anna Cabrera
Prize Festival Castell de Peralada – Jihoon Son
Special Prize Saioa Hernández&Francesco Pio Galasso – Elizaveta Kulagina
You can watch the final in the Youtube channel of Fundació Montserrat Caballé.