An American is first winner at BBC Cardiff Singer of the Worldmain
The US baritone Anthony Clark Evans, 32, is first through to the finals of the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition. (Since the contest is only screened several days late on BBC television, we apologise for the spoiler.)
Evans saw off four other contestants: Roberto Lorenzi (Italy), Nadezhda Karyazina (Russia), Batjargal Bayarsaikhan (Mongolia) and Lilly Jørstad (Norway).
Anthony Clark Evans has already sung roles at Chicago,San Francisco and the Met and is agented by CAMI.