Tune into Cardiff 2015Interview
Mark your calendars! From June 14-21, you can watch the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition online at bbc.co.uk/cardiffsinger. There are four instalments each of the Song Prize and Main Prize categories; Song Prize Recital 1 is June 14 at 2:30pm, GMT (9:30am for Torontonians), and the Main Prize concerts begin June 15 at 7:30pm (2:30pm EST). The Grand Finale happens June 21st at 7pm, 2pm EST. Click here for the full event schedule. For a sneak peek, watch 2013 Cardiff winner Jamie Barton sing her final round here.
Among the finalists is Canadian soprano Aviva Fortunata, current COC Ensemble member and singer of biggies like Verdi, Puccini and Messaien. Get to know her in our recent interview; she chats about singing in the Cardiff competition, visiting Welsh castles, and #Frockwatch: