Daily News Roundup: 6 December 2016

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  • The song competition of the Concours international de musique de Genève, which ended December 2, didn’t hand out a First Prize. Four prizes were handed to German tenor David Fischer: Second Prize, Public Prize, Students Prize and Yvonne Sigg Prize. The Swiss Marina Viotti and Korean Seung-Jick Kim shared the Third Prize ex aequo.

 

  • Soprano Elisabeth Carron died last Thursday at the age of 94. She sang as Mimi from La Bohème at the MET and as the main role of Madama Butterly at City Opera among many leading roles.

 

  • Soprano Gigliola Frazzoni died between Saturday and Sunday in her hometown Bologna in Italy aged 93. She made her debut as Mimi from La Bohème in a Bologna opera house before becoming known and performing regularly at La Scala.

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