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Opera Gala concert Copenhagen


The Queen Sonja International Music Competition, in collaboration with the Danish National Symphony Orchestra, presented a selection of the finest young singers of today, in an Opera Gala concert at DR Koncerthuset Friday 3 November 2017.

The collaboration between The Queen Sonja International Music Competition and the Danish National Symphony Orchestra is part of the Competition's international focus and an extension of the orchestra's focus on career development for young talents.

The soloists who had the opportunity to sing at the beautiful concert house in Copenhagen were four of this year's finalists, two previous prizewinners and one Norwegian representative:

Seungju Bahg, First Prize winner 2017 (tenor, South Korea)
Giovanni Sebastiano Sala, Second Prize winner 2017 (tenor, Italy)
Alexander Roslavets, Third Prize winner 2017 (bass, Belarus)
Ruslana Koval, Finalist Prize winner 2017 (soprano, Ukraine)
Elsa Dreisig, Second Prize winner 2015 (soprano, Denmark/France)
Mélissa Petit, Third Prize winner 2013 (soprano, France)
Bror Magnus Tødenes (tenor, Norway)

Read more about the evening's concert programme and the artist's bios. Photos from the concert can be found on our Facebook page.

The concert was broadcast at the Danish radio programe P2s Operaaften Saturday 4 November.

​Photos: Sven Gjeruldsen, The Royal Court

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