Utah Festival hosts more than 20 extraordinarily talented artists in a world-class opera competition. YOU help select the winner, who then heads to Italy to compete for the ultimate operatic prize.
Semifinals | July 26, 2016 – 1:00 PM
Finals | August 2, 2016 – 1:00 PM
The Utah Theatre
18 West Center Street, Logan, Utah 84321
ANNOUNCING THE WINNERS OF THE 7th ANNUAL INT'L OPERA COMPETITION |
Congratulations to the winners of the 7th annual Michael Ballam Concorso Lirico International Opera Competition:
Marlen Nahhas – 1st Place Winner & Audience Favorite
Andrew Thomas Pardini – 2nd Place Winner / Alternate
Thank you to all of the talented artists who gave their best in the competition, and a special thanks to our audience for your support and participating in the vote!
The 1st Place Winner will be sent expense free to Alessandria, Italy to compete in the finals of the Concorso Internazionale di Musica "Cappucilli - Patané - Respighi", where they will join contestants from around the globe for the opportunity to sing in front of European agents and operatic producers. They will also present a debut performance in Italy. Should the 1st Place Winner not be able to participate in the finals, the Alternate will go in their place.
FINALISTS OF THE 7th ANNUAL INT'L OPERA COMPETITION |
The artists chosen to move on to the Finals on July 29, 2015 will be (in alphabetical order):
Andrew Thomas Pardini