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2010
German-Australian
Opera Grant


OPERA FINALE
14 November 2009



14 November 2009
at BMW Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne


Winner of the 2010 German-Australian Opera Grant:
Stephanie Gooch, Soprano - WA


The four finalists:
Angela Edwards, John Longmuir, Stephanie Gooch, Byron Watson

1st Prize - Stephanie Gooch, Soprano - WA
2nd Prize - John Longmuir, Lyric Tenor - WA
3rd Prize - Angela Edwards, Soprano - NSW
4th Prize - Byron Watson, Baritone - NSW


Adjudicators and Finalists of the 2010 German-Australian Opera Grant (from left):
Hans Henkell, Dieter Senft, Richard Hobson, Angela Edwards, Ian Lowe,
John Longmuir, Bodo Busse, Stephanie Gooch, Byron Watson, Dr David Kram,
Phillipa Safey, Peter Mander, Consul General Dr Annemarie Schleich



Opera Finale at BMW Edge, Federation Square on
Saturday, 14 November 2009


1st Prize

The winner will be granted a twelve months employment contract (mid August 2010 until July 2011) with the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden in Germany plus two months German tuition at the Goethe Institut in Berlin (July / August 2010) and one month work experience (June 2010) for an insight into procedures prior to the official start at the opera house as well as a the ALLCOLLINS $4000 cash prize.

An adequate amount of money will ensure that living costs are covered. The grant will be given to an outstanding emerging Australian opera singer in the early stage of his/her professional life with operatic stage experience capable of meeting the high quality standards of this major German opera house.

The value of this grant (including costs occurring in Australia) is approximately $64,000 including a return airfare to Wiesbaden and a $4000 cash prize.

2nd Prize

The second prize winner will receive $3000.

3rd Prize

The third prize winner will receive $2000.

4th Prize

The fourth prize winner will receive $1000.


The Semi-Finalists
of the 2010 German-Australian Opera Grant




John Donohoe
Baritone
NSW


Cherie Boogaart
Mezzo-Soprano
SA


Min Huh
Baritone
NSW


Eleanor Greenwood
Mezzo-Soprano
VIC


John Longmuir
Lyric Tenor
WA


Kathleen Parker
Soprano
QLD


James Roser
Baritone
NSW


Stephanie Gooch
Soprano
WA


Byron Watson
Baritone
NSW


Angela Edwards
Soprano
NSW


Martin Buckingham
Lyric Tenor
NSW


Hayley Sugars
Mezzo-Soprano
QLD

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