News OPERA SCHOLAR OF THE YEAR ANNOUNCED FOR 2013
Twenty year old soprano Anna Voshege wins the 2013 Opera
Scholar of the Year. After 3 years in the Opera Scholars Australia
Program, Anna has been awarded the $5000 cash prize to assist her in her career
The three finalists, including soprano Jessica Boyd and soprano Rebecca Gulinello performed with distinction on Saturday evening at Opera in the
Alps and were very excited to be performing with an orchestra.
The audience also enjoyed the opportunity to cast their vote for Scholar of the Year at Opera in the Alps for the first time. The result also
confirmed the judging panel’s choice for Opera Scholar of the Year. The Judges
consisted of the Directors of the Opera Scholars Australia Program - Graeme and
Margot Wall, Ms Yvonne Kenny AM, Patti Graetz, Mr David Ashton Smith and
conductor- Guy Noble.
Opera Scholars Australia was born in the North East of Victoria in 1998 when
the first group of 8 scholars performed with the main choir at the Mt Buffalo
Chalet where Opera in the Alps began.
Anna will go on to perform at Opera in the Market on Monday February 25th and Opera in the Caves in South Australia in April.
2013 Guest Artists
Our exciting line-up of Guest Artists for 2013 include:
To find out more
about each artist who has, or who will be appearing, in an Australian Music Events concert, click here
Auditions for the 2013 / 2014 Opera Scholars Australia Program
Interest in the Opera Scholars Australia Program continues to grow from year to year. Applications will re-open for young singers to take part in the program in 2013 / 2014 in April 2013.