The artists will be representing six continents and will be recorded in 15 different locations. Australian soprano Nicole Car, along with French soprano Elsa Dreisig and Mexican tenor Leonardo Sánchez, will be in Paris. New York will be the location for Lawrence Brownlee, Raehann Bryce-Davis, Alec Carlson, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Brian Jagde, Isabel Leonard and Gabriella Reyes. Moscow offers Victoria Karkacheva and Dmitry Korchak; Berlin Sawan Al- Bahiti and René Barbera; Munich Etienne Dupuis, Hyesang Park and Golda Schultz; Toronto Joyce El-Khoury and Rihab Chacib. Zeina Barhoum will sing from a historical setting in Jordan; Vuvu Mpofu and Chuma Sijeqa from among South African vineyards. Further recordings will be made in Japan, North and South America.
This unique compilation is being offered by the artists and the producers as their contribution to World Opera Day and the values of inclusion which it espouses.
The music will be supplemented by short video messages from a few prominent people who support the campaign, including the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei, Spanish architect Santiago Calatrava, Belgian composer and organist Bernard Foccroulle, American theatre director and teacher Peter Sellars and Polish Nobel-Prizewinning writer Olga Tokarczyk.