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14 Jun 2015 - 26 Mar 2023
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BBC Cardiff Singer of the World  | Performances (2)
22 June 2015www.theguardian.comRian Evans
BBC Cardiff Singer of the World review – exceptional technique and instinctive musicality shine through in a strong final
The exceptional technique of Nadine Koutcher, from Belarus, had created the strongest of impressions in her concert round, so it mattered less that her fine, stratospheric soprano betrayed the strain in this final. To borrow diving terms, her arias had carried the highest possible tariff in difficulty and, appropriately, it was for her precision in Olympia’s aria from The Tales of Ho...