Duo Timoshenko - Desseva - Wigmore Hall/Independent Opera International Song Competition

Sep 12, 2019

Mikhail Timoshenko wins Wigmore Hall International Song Competition

“Russian bass-baritone Mikhail Timoshenko has won first prize at this year’s Wigmore Hall / Independent Opera International Song Competition After four days of rounds before a jury comprised of eminent performers including Iain Burnside and Dame Felicity Lott, 25-year-old Timoshenko was awarded the £10,000 first prize. He performed with his duo partner, Bulgarian pianist Elitsa Desseva. Winner Mikhail Timoshenko studied at the Mednogorsk Conservatoire and the Hochschule für Musik Franz Liszt, Weimar. He has won top prizes in several other competitions, including first prize at the Franz Schubert und die Musik der Moderne Competition in Graz and the Hugo Wolf Competition in Stuttgart.”

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