Pretty Yende wins Operalia 2011


There was tremendous joy, pride and excitement as South African Soprano Pretty Yende took first prize in the Female Section of most prestigious singing competition in the world, the “Operalia World Opera Competition”. Miss Yende – a former graduate of the Opera School of the South African College of Music where she studied under Prof. Virgina Davids – currently resides in Milan, Italy, where she recently made her debut and completed her first year as member of the La Scala Opera Studio.

The nineteenth edition of the Operalia International Competition took place in Moscow from 18th to 24th of July [read more…]