SAD NEWS | Two Opera Singers Confirmed Among Germanwings Alps Crash Dead

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It has been announced today that German mezzo-soprano Maria Radner and bass-baritone Oleg Bryjak were among the 150 victims killed in the Germanwings Flight 9525 air crash in the Southern Alps, on Tuesday.

Both active on international stages, Radner, 34 and Bryjak, 54 had both performed on Monday evening in a performance of Wagner's 'Siegfried' at Barcelona's Gran Teatre del Liceu.

“We have lost a great performer and a great person in Oleg Bryjak – we are stunned,” Deutsch Oper am Rhein Director, Christoph Meyer has said.

The Gran Teatre del Liceu has confirmed Radner, who made her New York Metropolitan Opera debut in 2012, along with her husband and baby, were among the deceased.

Our condolences are with their familes, friends and colleagues.