Winners of The Marcello Giordani Foundation International Vocal Competition – New York 2012

The finals of the Marcello Giordani Foundation International Vocal Competition were held at Merkin Concert Hall at the Kaufman Center in New York City on March 3, 2012. Eighteen finalists were presented in concert accompanied by pianist Jonathan Kelly.

The competition, presented in collaboration with the Gerda Lissner Foundation, awarded $24,500 in cash prizes and a number of opportunity prizes including a role in a production of Falstaff at Teatro della Fortuna in Fano, Italy; a role in an opera production of the Crested Butte Music Festival in Colorado; and a role or concert at the Vero Beach Opera in Florida.

Grand Prize – Issachah Savage
, Tenor
First Prize – Corinne Winters
, Soprano
Second Prize – Juan Jose De Leon
, Tenor
Third Prize – Jan Cornelius

, Soprano

The Sergio Franchi Music Foundation Awards
D’Ana Lombard, Soprano
Juan Jose De Leon, Tenor

The Singer’s Development Foundation Awards
Jan Cornelius
, Soprano
D’Ana Lombard, Soprano

The Critic’s Choice Prizes
Corinne Winters
, Soprano
Juan Jose De Leon

, Tenor

The Vero Beach Opera Prizes Jan Cornelius, Soprano
Suzanne Vinnick, Soprano
Corinne Winters, Soprano

Mar 9, 2012

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