As well as being a stage for opera performances, the competition has seen singers present less familiar repertoires, and even unaccompanied folk songs from their own countries, with the Lieder prize
growing in stature and popularity," he adds.
As well as being a stage for opera performances, the competition has seen singers present less familiar repertoire, and even unaccompanied folk songs from their own countries, with the Lieder prize
growing in stature and popularity.
Tickets are like gold dust but for ticket information call 029 2087 8444the Lieder prize
there in 1989.
There will also be a chance for them to compete for the separate pounds 5,000 Song Prize, which was famously won by Bryn Terfel in 1989 when it was known as the Lieder Prize
The internationally renowned Welsh bass-baritone returns to the hall - the venue where he won the Lieder Prize
in Cardiff Singer of the Year in the Eighties - St David's Hall on Sunday, May 11.
Welsh bass baritone Bryn Terfel, who won the Lieder Prize
in 1989 and went on to become a household name, said taking part in the competition could shape an opera singer's career.
She hopes to follow in the footsteps of Bryn Terfel, right, who won the Lieder Prize
at a previous Cardiff Singer of The World concert.
Wales has never won the contest but Terfel won the Lieder Prize
, now Song Prize, in 1989.
That was the turning point for this son of a sheep farmer from North Wales who went on to take the Lieder prize
at the prestigious Cardiff Singer of the World contest in 1989 and never looked back.
Funnily enough, he worked with the Cardiff Singer of the World Dimitri Hvorostovsky, who won the year I took the Lieder Prize
1989, on his first two albums, so he has a very long association with Wales, you know.
He carried off the Lieder prize
instead and the rest is history.
And all hope to follow in the footsteps of opera superstar Bryn Terfel who won the competition when it was called the Lieder Prize