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Saturday, May 14, 2016 Permalink

Met Opera: National Council Auditions Final Concert

2016 National Finalists | Photo: The Metropolitan Opera
 

2016 National Finalists | Photo: The Metropolitan Opera

The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Finals Concert.
 
 
The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions is a program designed to discover promising young opera singers and assist in the development of their careers. 


Some of today’s greatest singers got their start in the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions including Renée Fleming, Susan Graham, Thomas Hampson, Stephanie Blythe, Eric Owens, Patricia Racette, Deborah Voigt, Angela Meade and Frederica von Stade.

Listen to competitor Yelena Dyachek, from Sacramento, in two interviews on our program Insight with Beth Ruyak:  HERE, before the finals; and, HERE, after the finals

 


Conductor:
Antony Walker
The Metropolitan Opera Orchestra

Host: Deborah Voigt

Guest Artist: Eric Owens

 

Finalists:

Emily D'Angelo (Mezzo-Soprano; Toronto, Canada)

Yelena Dyachek (Soprano; Sacramento, California)

Lauren Feider (Soprano; New Holstein, Wisconsin)

Jonas Hacker (Tenor; Lake Delton, Wisconsin)

Theo Hoffman (Baritone; New York, New York)

Sol Jin (Baritone; Seoul, South Korea)

Jakub Józef Orliński (Countertenor; Warsaw, Poland)

Sean Michael Plumb (Baritone; Philadelphia, Pennsylvania)

Brian Vu (Baritone; Los Angeles, California)

 

Start time: 10:00 AM on Capital Public Radio.

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