INT'L OPERA COMP.
Utah Festival hosts more than 20 extraordinarily talented artists. YOU help select the winner, who then heads to Italy to compete for the ultimate operatic prize (see below for more info from the 2012 competition). For the first time, this year's Final round will be incorporated into Operafest.
Semifinals | July 23, 2013 - 1:00 PM
Finals with Operafest | July 31, 2013 - 7:30 PM
WINNERS OF THE 4TH ANNUAL INT'L OPERA COMPETITION |
Congratulations to the winners of the 4th annual Michael Ballam Concorso Lirico International Opera Competition:
Sara María Pardo – 1st Place Winner
Alyssa Martin – Alternate
John Buffett – Audience Favorite
Thank you to all of the talented artists who participated, including Benjamin Salisbury for his outstanding performance during the deliberation of the judges.
Special thanks to our wonderful audience for their participation!
Ms. Pardo will be sent expense free to Alessandria, Italy to compete in the finals of the Concorso Internazionale di Musica, where she will join contestants from around the globe for the opportunity to sing in front of European agents and operatic producers. Ms. Pardo will also present a debut performance in Italy. Should Ms. Pardo not be able to participate in the finals, Ms. Martin as alternate will go in her place.
2012 FINALISTS |
(in alphabetical order):
Sara María Pardo
Krista Rose Wilhelm