The Royal Opera House has chosen five singers and a stage director for its Jette Parker Young Artists programme from September 2019.
They were picked from 508 applicants from 61 countries. Those accepted are:
South African soprano Masabane Cecilia Rangwanasha
British mezzo-soprano Stephanie Wake-Edwards (pictured)
Tongan/New Zealand tenor Filipe Manu
Uruguayan tenor Andrés Presno
South Korean bass-baritone ByeongMin Gil
British director Isabelle Kettle
The two tenors, Filipe Manu and Andrés Presno, are students at the Guildhall School of Music.