IMG Artists would like to congratulate sopranos Maria Novella Malfatti and Raven McMillon, mezzo-sopranos Maire Therese Carmack and Hongni Wu, tenors Thomas Cilluffo, Richard Trey Smagur and Robert Stahley, countertenor Nils Wanderer, and bass-baritone Jongwon Han, on being selected as participants for the 2022 Operalia Quarter-Finals!

The Operalia Competition was founded in 1993 by Plácido Domingo to discover and help launch the careers of the most promising young opera singers of today. Operalia’s goal is to attract singers between the ages of eighteen and thirty-two, of all voice types from and all over the world, to have them audition and be heard by a panel of distinguished international personalities, in the most prestigious and competitive showcase in the world.

The quarter-finals will commence today (24 October) and conclude tomorrow (25 October), followed by the semi-finals on Wednesday 26 October, and the finals on Sunday 30 October. The semi-finals and finals will be live streamed on the Operalia Facebook page, as well as on

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