The semifinalists have been selected! Published by Mie Inchley 14/08/2015 12:32:35 After two days of performances, the contestants have gone from 36 to 12. "The quality of this year's contestants goes from great to excellent," says Chair of the Jury Sophie de Lint The semifinalists are: (presented in the order they will perform) 1) Florie Valiquette Soprano Canada 2) Joshua Owen Mills Tenor Wales 3) Alexey Lavrov Baritone Russia 4) Yuriy Yurchuk Baritone Ukraine 5) Anna Rajah Soprano UK 6) Elsa Dreisig Soprano France 7) Andri Björn Róbertsson Bass Iceland 8) Leon Kosavic Baritone Croatia 9) Yulia Mazurova Mezzosoprano Russia 10) Annika Gerhards Soprano Germany 11) Lise Davidsen Soprano Norway 12) Petr Nekoranec Tenor Czech Republic The repertoire will be published tomorrow. The semifinal will take place in The Norwegian National Opera & Ballet, Second House, Sunday 16 August at 13:00. More information on our programme and tickets can be found here. For further updates, follow us on facebook!