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The 12th BBC Cardiff Singer of the World Competition

Contestants from 25 countries have been selected to battle it out in what many consider to be one of the world’s premier singing competitions.

Singer of World contest selection

Contestants from 25 countries have been selected to battle it out in what many consider to be one of the world's premier singing competitions.

During the 12th BBC Cardiff Singer of the World, Soprano Camilla Roberts, from Cardiff, will represent Wales.

Originally from Wrexham, she was winner of the 2004 Welsh Singers Competition last June.

The competition will be held between 11-19 June at St David's Hall and the city's New Theatre.

Dame Joan Sutherland has returned this year as the competition's patron.

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