support the Australian Singing Competition in its longstanding generosity to young singers struggling in an extremely competitive field. The prizes bestowed by the Competition provide invaluable opportunities for gifted young Australians. The Marianne Mathy Scholarship offers a wonderful launching pad for young classical singers.
Richard Bonynge AC AO CBE
2014 AUSTRALIAN CELLO AWARDS
Five Semi-Finalists have been announced in the inaugural Australian Cello Awards.
The goal of the Australian Cello Awards is to give opportunities that are designed to help young cellists embark on a professional career or further accelerate their development as an orchestral cellist, chamber music artist or soloist.
Yelian He (Australia), Edward King (New Zealand), Yoshika Masuda (Australia), Louise McKay (Australia) and Ruben Palma (Australia) were selected from field of talented entrants.
On Thursday, 14 November three Finalists will be announced at an event to be held in association with UBS Wealth Management in Sydney.
2014 FInals and award concert
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Mark this date in your calendar.
Finals and Award Concert of the Australian Cello Awards
Sunday 30 March 2014
Sydney Conservatorium of Music
Details to be announced
for the love of opera
For the Love of Opera.
Jade Moffat wins Marianne Mathy Scholarship in 2013.
QLD mezzo soprano Jade Moffat, 23 is the winner of the Marianne Mathy Scholarship ('The Mathy') in 2013.
In a celebration of talent and dedication, five young singers from New South Wales, Victoria, Queensland and New Zealand were heard by our distinguished adjudication panel — Emma Matthews (National Adjudicator), Conal Coad, Peter Czornyj, Michael Halliwell and Ian McCahon.
The singers were accompanied by the Australian Opera & Ballet Orchestra, under the baton of conductor Anthony Legge.
The audience was treated to a wonderful evening of entertainment at Verbrugghen Hall at the Sydney Conservatorium of Music.
Hannah Dahlenburg 25 soprano VIC
Alexander Knight 23 baritone NSW
Edward Laurenson 24 baritone NZ
Jade Moffat 23 soprano QLD
Danita Weatherstone 23 soprano NSW
Discover why people from around the world love opera – highlights from the Finals Concert will be posted soon on our YouTube Channel!
Soprano Nicole Car 2012 Opera Awards recipient
Roland Gridiger, Chairman of Music & Opera Singers Trust Ltd, is delighted to announce Nicole Car as the recipient of the 2012 Opera Awards. One of Australia's most outstanding young sopranos, Nicole was selected by an eminent judging panel comprising Brian Castles-Onion, Amelia Farrugia, Michael Lewis OAM and Dr Di Bresciani OAM.