Mongolian and Scot share BBC Cardiff song prizemain
The Mongolian baritone Ariunbaatar Ganbaatar was named joint winner of the BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Song prize. He shares the prize with the Scottish mezzo-soprano Catriona Morison.
The defeated finalists were John Chest, Iurii Samoilov and Louise Alder.
Ariunbaatar Ganbaatar, a 2015 winner of the Tchaikovsky Competition grand prix, will compete again on Sunday in the Cardiff competition’s main final, as will Morison. Both are hot contenders.