Photo: Francisco-Briceño

Yaritza Véliz wins 3rd Prize in the finals of the 57th Viñas Competition held in Barcelona on 25th January 2020.

Founded in 1963 by Jacint Vilardell to commemorate Catalan tenor Francesc Viñas, the competition has become one of the major contests in the opera, oratorio and Lied world, in which young singers from all over the world take part every year.  The Final Audition is held each January in the Gran Teatre del Liceu, as is the final concert with the winners, accompanied by the Gran Teatre del Liceu Symphony Orchestra.  As part of the collaboration between the Liceu and the Teatro Real of Madrid, the main prizewinners of the competition will take part in the “Winner’s Concert of the 57th Tenor Viñas Contest”, to be held on May 22nd, 2020, at the Teatro Real in Madrid.