Performers chosen to appear in the 2018 Ferrier Competition semi-finals on Wednesday 25 April at Wigmore Hall starting at 1.30 pm.
Performers shown in alphabetical order. Order of performance to be confirmed.
Singers Pianist (*competing for the accompanist’s prize)
Samuel Carl bass-baritone Soohong Park
Josephine Goddard soprano Elliot Launn*
Catriona Hewitson soprano Eleanor Kornas*
Michael Mofidian bass-baritone Jȃms Coleman*
Daniel Mullaney tenor Nathan Harris
Ida Ränzlöv mezzo-soprano Lucy Colquhoun
Elgan Llŷr Thomas tenor Dylan Perez*
William Thomas bass Michael Pandya*
Christian Valle bass-baritone Michael Sikich
Stephanie Wake-Edwards alto Thormod Rönning Kvam*
Nardus Williams soprano Jȃms Coleman*
The jurors for the 2018 competition will be…
Elaine Padmore OBE (Chairman)
John Mark Ainsley
Malcolm Martineau OBE
Joan Rodgers CBE
The 2018 competition will be held at Wigmore Hall on 25th and 27th April and Wigmore Hall bookings open to the general public on 6th February 2018.
Preliminary auditions will be held on 14, 15, 17 & 18 March at Henry Wood Hall, London SE1 4HU.
Debra Colvin was appointed as the Administrator of the Kathleen Ferrier Awards in October 2017. Debra studied singing at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama and has worked both in the music and finance industries. We are delighted to welcome her.
all photos by Robert Piwko
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