Russian, 21, wins Belvederemain
The Hans Gabor Belvedere international singing competition – one of the more useful contests – was won last night in Villach, Austria, by the veryy young Valeriia Savinskaia from Russia.
Aside from a cash prize, she receives a prompt engagement at the Deutsche Oper Berlin.
Second was Boikhutso Owen Metsileng of South Africa. Third was Slávka Zámečníková of Slovakia.