Sivko not only made it to the final round with two other baritones, but took the top men's prize at the Neue Stimmen competition today. Elsa Dreisig took the top prize for women, as well as the audience prize. Tenors Pene Pati and Lukhanyo Moyake took second and third prize respectively. Miriam Albano and Bongiwe Nakani were the other winners among the women.
Anatoli Sivko sings Verdi's "O tu, Palermo"from I vespri siciliani:
Anatoli Sivko graduated from the Molodechno Music College and the Belarusian State Academy of Music. Since graduating, he has been a soloist of Bolshoi Theatre of Opera and Ballet in Minsk. He's performed in Tchaikovsky’s Iolanta, Verdi’s Attila, Monteverdi’s Orpheus, and Verdi’s Un ballo in maschera.
During the 2015-2016 season he makes his house debuts in Un ballo in Maschera at the Bayerische Staatsoper, Tchaikovsky's Pique Dame at Netherlands Opera and Leporello in Don Giovanni in Barcelona.
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