Elizabeth Connell Prize for Aspiring Dramatic Sopranos

It was the wish of the late South African soprano, Elizabeth Connell to create a scholarship in her name to assist aspiring dramatic sopranos. The competition is funded though a legacy left by Ms Connell which is administered by trustees and the Joan Sutherland & Richard Bonynge Foundation.

2016 Winner of the Elizabeth Connell Prize, Kseniia Muslanova from the Russian Federation

2016 Winner of the Elizabeth Connell Prize, Kseniia Muslanova from the Russian Federation

Elizabeth Connell Prize: $20,000 and an audition at the
Royal Opera House, Covent Garden in London.
2016 Winner – KSENIIA MUSLANOVA from the Russian Federation

2nd Prize: $6,000 – LEAH GORDON from Canada
3rd Prize: $5,000 – YASMINE LEVI-ELLENTUCK from Israel
Finalist Prizes: $3,000 – ANNA-LOUISE COLE & MARI WYN WILLIAMS

Lisa’s Aria from Queen of Spades by Tchaikovsky – Kseniia Muslanova
Ritorna vincitor from Aida by Verdi – Kseniia Muslanova

Final Rounds Accompanied by:
 David Harper

Mailing List: If you are interested in being on the mailing list for the Elizabeth Connell Prize please contact the foundation at: econnellprize@jsrbfoundation.com

2016 PARTNERS

AMEB (Qld)
Melbourne Opera
The Metropolitan Opera
Opera Australia
Royal Opera House Covent Garden
Sydney Philharmonia Choirs
Vienna Staatsoper
West Australian Opera
2GB Radio

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