Mezzo soprano Catriona Morison has been topped the winner of this 12 months’s BBC Cardiff Singer of the World competitors.
The 31-year-old from Scotland was the decide’s wildcard and one in all 5 finalists who carried out with the BBC Nationwide Orchestra of Wales at St David’s Corridor, Cardiff.
The week-long competitors featured 20 younger classical singers.
They have been chosen from an unique checklist of 400 entrants earlier than auditions.
Ms Morison was offered with the Cardiff Trophy and £15,000 prize cash.
The opposite finalists have been spherical winners Kang Wang, 29, a tenor from Australia, Anthony Clark Evans, 32, a baritone from the USA, Ariunbaatar Ganbaatar, 29, a baritone from Mongolia and Louise Alder, 30, a soprano from England.
Ms Alder was awarded the Dame Joan Sutherland Viewers Prize.
The Welsh consultant within the competitors was Sioned Gwen Davies, a mezzo soprano from Colwyn Bay, Conwy county.
The ultimate’s judging panel was made up of director of Welsh Nationwide Opera David Pountney, mezzo-soprano Grace Bumbry, soprano Sumi Jo, baritone Wolfgang Holzmair and conductor Anu Tali.