A Russian conquers Wigmore Hallmain
The Wigmore Hall’s International Song Competition was won last night by a Russian bass-baritone Mikhail Timoshenko.
Timoshenko, 25 and an intern at the Paris Opéra, takes home £10,000.
The soprano Harriet Burns was placed second, followed by mezzo Beth Taylor and tenor Kieran Carrel, all three British.
Mikhail Timoshenko, winner of the 2019 Song Competition performs a mélodie by Ravel, Don Quichotte à Dulcinée: Chanson à boire with pianist Elitsa Desseva pic.twitter.com/w2WbvCSHVi
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