Catriona Morison
(c) John Cooper

Scottish mezzo soprano Catriona Morison, 31, has won the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competition. 400 candidates had applied for the competition, 20 were admitted to the final rounds.

The other finalists were round winners tenor Kang Wang, 29, from Australia, baritone Anthony Clark Evans, 32, from the USA, baritone Ariunbaatar Ganbaatar, 29, from Mongolia and soprano Louise Alder, 30, from England, who was awarded the Dame Joan Sutherland Audience Prize.

Catriona Morison is a member of the ensemble of Oper Wuppertal. Winner of the Toonkunst Oratorio Prize at the 50th IVC ‘s-Hertogenbosch, she was also a finalist at the 9th International Hilde Zadek Voice Competition. She studied in Berlin at the Universität der Künste and at the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, graduating with Distinction. Catriona Morison is a Samling Artist and was a member of the Thüringer Opernstudio and the Salzburg Festival’s Young Singers Project.

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