Review

The DEBUT Classical Singing Competition will be staged for the tenth time in 2020. During the last few years, numerous young artists have been thrilled to win one of the coveted awards.

Debut 2018

Debut 2018

The first prize, the Golden Victoria and €10,000 in cash, was won by Vasilisa Berzhanskaya, a mezzo-soprano from Russia.

Second prize and €5,000 went to the Chinese mezzo-sporano Yajie Zhang. The German baritone Konstantin Krimmel was delighted with the bronze Viktoria and a prize of € 2,500.

Debut 2016

Debut 2016

The first prize, the Golden Victoria and €10,000 in cash, was won by Jihyun Lee, a soprano from South Korea.

Second prize and €5,000 went to tenor Seungju Bagh. The Bronze Victoria and €2,500 were bestowed on countertenor Jungkwon Jang.
 

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Debut 2014

Debut 2014

The Golden Victoria and €10,000 in cash were presented to Adriana Ferfecka.

Second prize and €5,000 went to soprano Maria Chabounia from Belarus. The Bronze Victoria and €2,500 were bestowed on countertenor Josef Jacub Orlinski.

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Debut 2012

Debut 2012

The Golden Victoria and €10,000 in cash were presented to Kartal Karagedik from Turkey. Kartal Karagedik currently has an engagement with the Hamburg State Opera House for the 2017/18 season.

Second place and €5,000 went to Alexey Bogdanchikov of Uzbekistan. The Bronze Victoria and €2,500 euros were bestowed on Chinese soprano Yitian Luan.

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Debut 2010

Debut 2010

The Golden Victoria and €10,000 in cash were presented to Hila Fahima.

Second place and €5,000 went to Han-Sung Yoo. The Bronze Victoria and €2,500 euros were bestowed on Norma Nahoun.

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Debut 2008

Debut 2008

The Golden Victoria at DEBUT 2008 was won by Olga Bezsmertna.

The Georgian Anna Kasyan took second place. Christina Dietzsch was happy about the third place.

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DEBUT 2006

Burcu Uyar, the Turkish soprano, was winner of DEBUT 2006.

Second prize went to Russian singer Olga Peretyatko, a dramatic coloratura soprano. Third prize was awarded to South Korean baritone Tae-Joong Yang.

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DEBUT 2004

Her victory in the DEBUT Opera Singing Competition 2004 marked a decisive career step for Irini Kyriakidou, the young Greek soprano.

Second prize went to tenor Seung-Hyun Kim from South Korea. The third prize was awarded twice, to soprano Ina Kancheva from Bulgaria and baritone Jin-Ho Yoo from South Korea.

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DEBUT 2002

Caterina-Cellia Costea of Romania was proclaimed winner of the very first DEBUT Opera Singing Competition 2002.

Second place went to Geratdo Garcicano from Mexico. Annabelle Stratenwerth of Leipzig came third.

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