The evening will mark the début of Aigul Akhmetshina, the 21-year-old winner of the renowned “International Hans Gabor Belvedere Singing Competition“ of 2017, in Austria. The singer is a member of the Jette Parker Young Artists Programme at the Royal Opera House Covent Garden in London. The young mezzo soprano recently received rave reviews for her fascinating Carmen in the British capital.
The Kärntner Sinfonieorchester (Carinthian Symphony Orchestra) is conducted by Estonian Kristiina Poska. Internationally sought after as a conductor of concerts and operas, she was First Kapellmeister at Komische Oper Berlin, a prize-winning opera house, until 2016.
The engagement of Aigul Akhmetshina is supported by Claudia Boyneburg-Lengsfeld-Spendier.