PRIZES & AWARDS

The Premiere Opera Foundation International Vocal Competition will grant over $25,000 in prizes, awards, and unparalleled opportunities:

EDWARD ROSEN MEMORIAL GRAND PRIZE
TAKAOKI ONISHI - Baritone
$5,000

DMITRI HVOROSTOVSKY MEMORIAL CAREER GRANT
TAKAOKI ONISHI - Baritone
$3,500

TEATRO ALLA SCALA AUDITION PRIZE
One winner will receive a private audition for Toni Gradsack, head casting manager of Teatro alla Scala, in Milan, Italy. (Round trip plane fare and two nights accommodation included. Valued at $2,500)
MARIO ROJAS - Tenor

SECOND PRIZE
DASHAUI CHEN - Tenor
$2,500

THIRD PRIZE
ZIYI DAI - Soprano
$1,500

AUDIENCE FAVORITE
XIAOMENG ZHANG - Baritone
$1,000

DR. DAVID DICHIERA ENCOURAGEMENT GRANTS
AARON CROUCH - Tenor
$1,000

SAE LIN KIM - Mezzo Soprano
$1,000

MARIO ROJAS - Tenor
$1,000

DANIEL BIAGGI/PALM BEACH OPERA CAREER CONSULTATION PRIZES
Individual one-hour career consultations in New York City with Daniel Biaggi, General Director - Palm Beach Opera. (If desired, a pianist and studio will be included)
Valued at $200 per hour:

DASHAUI CHEN - TENOR

ZIYI DAI - SOPRANO

ANASTASIIA SIDOROVA - Mezzo Soprano

CAROLYN SPROULE - Mezzo Soprano

XENI TZIOUVARAS - Mezzo Soprano

CENTRO STUDI ITALIANI/PREMIERE OPERA FOUNDATION INTERNATIONAL
VOCAL ARTS INSTITUTE STUDY GRANT
Three week, all expense paid (airfare & housing included) participation in the
Operatic Vocal Arts & Italian Language Institute in Italy.
Valued at $6,000:

AARON CROUCH - Tenor