The six finalists for the prestigious 2019 BOIBA Awardshave been announced ahead of 7 November’s Grand Final.
BOIBA 2019 Finalists
Natalie Davies – Mezzo Soprano
Jack Lee – Baritone
Erin Rossington – Mezzo Soprano
Myrna Tennant – Soprano
Kieron Connor Valentine – Countertenor
Bethan Terry – Soprano
The three judges – Isobel Buchanan, Dr Charles Wiffen and Morag McLaren were impressed by a very high standard of entries from England, Scotland and Wales and had to make the difficult decision of selecting the final six singers from over forty excellent entries.
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The Grand Final will be held at the Michael Tippett centre, Bath Spa University on Thursday 7th November at 7pm. Each of the finalists will perform a 12-minute programme as they compete for a first prize of £1,000, and the runner-up prize of £250.
The winner will also be engaged to perform in a concert at Bath Spa University in 2020.
The prestigious Bath Opera Isobel Buchanan Award is made annually to a promising young opera singer aged between 18 and 26. The award was launched in 2018 by international soprano and distinguished teacher Isobel Buchanan.
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Tickets £10 (students free but a ticket is still needed)
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