181 registered candidates
(63 teams + 21 single candidates)
||Teatro Sociale di Como|
"I Capuleti e i Montecchi"
Intendant of Oper Frankfurt
Director of Production of Oper Frankfurt
Intendant of Teatro Sociale di Como
(chairman finale round)
Intendant of the Stadttheaters Bern
Director of Opera Verona
Dr. Eckhar Tiemann
Representative of the Audience
The finalists had to prove theri ability to lead singers in thier work. At the rehearsal room of the National Theatre London they rehearsed a given opera scene from their concept: the duet with Romeo and Giulietta of the first act.