A Russian conquers Wigmore Hall

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.

 

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  • Sonia Lovett says:

    He had the most stage presence.

  • Jimbo says:

    Kieran Carrel is German according to his agent, having studied in London.

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