Elena Obraztsova competition
of young opera singers
6 —15 September 1999
President of the Competition - Valery Gergijev,
the Director and Chief Conductor of the Mariinsky Theatre,
the Chief Guest Conductor of Metropolitan Opera
under the auspices of the St-Petersburg Governor Vladimir Yakovlev
The General Director of the Competition - Larissa Gergijeva
The Executive Director of the Competition - Ella Fradkina
The Competition is run
by St-Petersburg Committee for Culture, Mariinsky Theatre, Elena Obraztsova,
Cultural Centre "St-Petersburg Music-Lovers"
THE INTERNATIONAL JURY
President - Elena Obraztsova (Russia)
Fedora Barbieri (Italy), Carlo Bergonzi (Italy), Vazha Chachava (Russia), Zara Dolukhanova (Russia), Larissa Gergieva (Russia), Nicolo Ghiuzelev (Bulgaria), Mark Hildrew (Great Britain), Makvala Kasrashvili (Russia), Victoria de Los Angeles (Spain), Mati Palm (Estonia), Richard Rodzinsky (USA), Renata Scotto (Italy), John Wustman (USA).