The International Opera Awards announced the shortlist for this year's Awards. Director Sjaron Minailo is selected in the category 'Young Director'.
The nominees were selected by the jury chaired by John Allison, editor of Opera magazine and classical music critic with The Daily Telegraph. Last year Operadagen Rotterdam was a nominee in the category 'Best Festival'.
The winners will be announced at the awards ceremony on Sunday 15 May which will be held again in central London.