Prizewinners and Jury 2009

Julia Lezhneva and Kihwan Sim
More about the winners: www.julialezhneva.com Kihwan Sim (Opera-Connection Alste & Mödersheim's website)

Women

I prize Julia Lezhneva Russia

II prize Nadine Sierra USA

III prize Keunghea Kang South Korea

IV prize Kishani Jayasinghe Sri Lanka

Men

I prize Kihwan Sim South Korea

II prize Timothy Mix USA

III prize David DQ Lee Canada

IV prize Azamat Zheltyrguzov Kazakhstan

Special Prize for the best performance by a non-Finnish singer of a Finnish song: Katharina Göres Germany

Jury

Jorma Silvasti (Chairman), Tereza Berganza, Soile Isokoski, Thomas Moser, Jewgenij Nesterenko, Anna Tomowa-Sintow