Placido Domingo’s singing competition, Operalia, is in L.A. this year. They’ve posted the names of the jurors of the Los Angeles Opera’s website. Here they are:

Operalia 2014 Jury

Marta Domingo (Stage Director)
F. Paul Driscoll (Editor-in-Chief: Opera News)
Thierry Fouquet (General Director: Opéra National de Bordeaux, France)
Anthony Freud (General Director: Lyric Opera of Chicago)
Jonathan Friend (Artistic Administrator: Metropolitan Opera, New York)
Jean-Louis Grinda (General Director: Opéra de Monte Carlo, Monaco)
Ioan Holender (Artistic Advisor: Metropolitan Opera and Tokyo Spring Festival; Artistic Director: George
Enescu Festival, Bucharest, Romania)
Peter Katona (Director of Casting: Royal Opera House, London, UK)
Christopher Koelsch (President and CEO: Los Angeles Opera)
Grégoire Legendre (General Director: Opéra de Québéc, Canada)
Joan Matabosch (Artistic Director: Teatro Real, Madrid, Spain)
Pål Moe (Casting Consultant: Bavarian State Opera, Munich, Germany; Glyndebourne Festival Opera, UK; Opéra de Lille, France; Norwegian Opera House, Oslo)
Andrés Rodriguez (General Director: Teatro Municipal de Santiago, Chile)
Helga Schmidt (Intendente: Palau de les Arts, Valencia, Spain)

I just have one question: Why no music critics?

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