After two days of impressive performances, 12 of the 37 registered contestants remain.
- It has overall been a high level of performance, all the judges agree on that. It is exciting that the contestants are from so many different countries. All the singers have done an amazing job the first two days, said Chair of the Jury Birgitta Svendén.
The 2017 semifinalists are, in order of performance:
The semifinal will take place at The Norwegian Academy of Music, Sunday 13 August, 1.00 pm - 18.20 pm.
More details about performance times and repertoire can be found here.
The event will be streamed live here and the film will be available from the Competition's YouTube channel afterwards.
Semifinalists from left to right: Galeano Salas, David Shipley, JeongMeen Ahn, Kang Wang, Giovanni Sebastiano Sala, Ruslana Koval, Pavel Petrov, Ildo Song, Alexander Roslavets, Siyabonga Maqungo, Christian Valle. Seungju Bahg was not present.
Photo: Camilla Storvollen