Palesa Malieloa

Palesa Malieloa

Palesa Malieloa (b. 1992) is a soprano from South Africa. In her home country she has studied at the NWU School of Music in Potchefstroom under Conroy Cupido and in the class of the Cape Town Opera Studio. She has enjoyed success in national music competitions and won a scholarship to study at the Cologne University of Music, starting in 2017. In 2018 she was awarded third prize at the University of South Africa’s Unisa International Voice Competition, having previously won a national competition.

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Preliminary round  
G. F. Händel Messiah: Rejoice greatly
R.V. Williams Silent Noon (Rossetti)
A. Berg Nacht (Hauptmann)
J. Massenet Manon: “Je marche sur tous les chemins” (Manon Lescaut)
   
Semifinals  
J. Sibelius  Säv, säv, susa (Fröding)
R. Schumann Frauenliebe und -leben (Chamisso)
  1. Seit ich ihn gesehen
  2. Er, der Herrlichste von allen
  3. Ich kann’s nicht fassen, nicht glauben
  4. Du Ring an meinem Finger
  6. Süsser Freund, du blickest
  7. An meinem Herzen, an meiner Brust
  8. Nun hast du mir den ersten Schmerz getan
G. Rossini La gazza ladra: “Di piacer mi balza il cor” (Ninetta)
   
Final  
J. Haydn Die Jahreszeiten: Willkommen jetzt - Welche Labung für die Sinne (Hanne)
I. Stravinski The Rake's Progress: “No word from Tom” (Anne Truelove)