Klaudia Taev Competition

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Winners of the Klaudia Taev Competition with the artistic director of the competition Mr.Erki Pehk

The Klaudia Taev Competition is a competition for young opera singers. It is a main event of the Pärnu Opera Music Festival PromFest. The Competition has been named after a local legendary singing teacher Klaudia Taev. The first Competition was held in year 1996 and since 2001 it takes place biannually.[1]

Among others Barbara Hendricks, Edda Moser, Yevgeny Nesterenko, Teresa Żylis-Gara, Ileana Cotrubas, Karan Armstrong, Luana DeVol, Sergei Leiferkus and Irina Arkhipova have been the jury members of the Klaudia Taev Competition.

Prize winners[edit]

No. Year 1st Prize 2nd Prize 3rd Prize
1. 1996 Kristina Vähi (soprano, Estonia) Taina Hirvonen (Finland) Monika Sutt (Estonia)
2. 2001 Anna Samuil (soprano, Russia) not awarded Gediminas Tiškevičius (tenor, Lithuania)
Klavdia Sorokina (soprano, Russia)
Merle Silmato (mezzo-soprano, Estonia)
3. 2003 Laimonas Pautienius (baritone, Lithuania) Tatjana Romanova (soprano, Estonia)
Elena Semyonova (soprano, Russia)
Eleonore Marguerre (soprano, Germany)
4. 2005 not awarded Anzhelina Shvachka (mezzo-soprano, Ukraine)
Zhu Huiling (mezzo-soprano, China)
Ewa Biegas (soprano, Poland)
5. 2007 Ji-Min Park (tenor, South-Korea) Veronika Dzhioeva (soprano, Russia) Ilya Silchukov (baritone, Belarus)
Oliver Kuusik (tenor, Estonia)
6. 2009 not awarded Anatoli Sivko (bass, Belarus) Asmik Grigorjan (soprano, Lithuania)
Pauliina Linnosaari (soprano, Finland)
Maria Veretenina (soprano, Estonia)
7. 2011 not awarded Andrey Sauchanka (baritone, Belarus) Elina Šimkus [Volkmane] (soprano, Latvia)
8. 2013 Jomante Slezaite (soprano, Lithuania) Anna Denisova (soprano, Russia) Leo Radoslavljevic (baritone, United States)
9. 2015 Sunghyun Kim (tenor, South-Korea) Ewa Tracz (soprano, Poland) Yury Rostotsky (tenor, Russia)
Rihards Millers (baritone, Latvia)
10. 2017 Abigail Levis (mezzo-soprano, United States) Taras Berezhansky (bass, Ukraine) Eszter Zemlényi (soprano, Hungary)

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