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2018 Bursaries

We are delighted to announce the 2018 recipients of Opera Awards Foundation bursaries. Selected from over 200 applicants, this year’s bursary recipients hail from 14 different countries. We look forward to introducing them to you over the coming months.

Thank you to our sponsors, donors, Patrons’ Circle members and Advisory Council, whose generosity enables us to support these gifted emerging artists. We are especially grateful to Mazars for their ongoing support of the International Opera Awards.

The 2018 Opera Awards Foundation bursary recipients are:

Vlada Borovko Soprano (Website|Twitter)
Dennis Chmelensky Baritone (Website)
Magid El-Bushra Countertenor (Website|Twitter)
Juliane Gallant Conductor (Website|Twitter)
Andrii Ganchuk Baritone
Robert Garland Baritone (Website)
Anna Gomà Mezzo soprano (Website)
Anna Harvey Mezzo soprano (Website|Twitter)
Maeve Höglund Soprano (Website|Twitter)
Simone Ibbett-Brown Mezzo soprano (Website)
JungKwon Jang Countertenor
Bethan Langford Mezzo soprano (Website|Twitter)
Ki Hyun Lee Bass
Blaise Malaba Bass
Xolane Marman Director
Alice Privett Soprano (Website)
Naomi Rogers Mezzo soprano (Website|Twitter)
Valerie Rosa Soprano (Website)
Nela Šarić Soprano (Website)
Cecilia Stinton Director (Website|Twitter)
Felicity Turner Mezzo soprano (Website)
James Way Tenor (Website)

In addition we continue to support ongoing opportunities for previous bursary recipients through our Artist Development Fund.

The Opera Awards Foundation regularly presents recitals, masterclasses and other events featuring our bursary recipients. For priority access to these exclusive events, and to help us support the next generation of operatic talent, join our Patrons’ Circle.

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