Galina Vishnevskaya

The Sixth International Opera Singers Competition Galina Vishnevskaya in Moscow ended with a surprizing result: Jury Chairman Olga Rostropovich announced that in the female category the jury had awarded no prize at all. In the male category, First Prize was awarded to Otar Jorjikia, tenor, from Georgia. Otaru Djordjikia, Second Prize to Alexander Roslavetz, bass, from Belorussia, and Third Prize to baritone Alexander Aliev (Russia). The competition started with 250 candidates. From them, fifty singers were allowed to participate in the competition.

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