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2012
German-Australian
Opera Grant

The tenth MTO German-Australian Opera Grant sponsored by
the German-Australian Community and Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden

OPERA FINALE
12 November 2011



12 November 2011
at BMW Edge, Federation Square, Melbourne


Winner of the 2012 German-Australian Opera Grant:
Sarah Jones, Soprano - NSW


The four finalists (from left):
Sarah Jones (1st), Daniel Todd (4th), Bryony Dwyer (3rd), Adrian Tamburini (2nd)


Adjudicators and Finalists of the 2012 German-Australian Opera Grant (from left):
Peter Mander, David Kram, Phillipa Safey, German Consul General Dr Anne-Marie Schleich,
Daniel Todd, Linda Thompson, Richard Hobson, Sarah Jones, Ian Lowe, Bryony Dwyer,
Hans Henkell, Sabine Kozinc, Adrian Tamburini, Anthony Battaini



Semi Finals & Opera Finale 2012 Documentation

1st Prize

The winner will be granted a twelve months employment contract (mid August 2012 until July 2013) with the Hessisches Staatstheater Wiesbaden in Germany plus one month German tuition at the Goethe Institut in Berlin (July / August 2012) and one month work experience (June 2012) for an insight into procedures prior to the official start at the opera house as well as a $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 2012 German-Australian Opera Grant




Hannah Dahlenburg
Soprano
VIC


Adrian Tamburini
Bass-Baritone
NSW


Daniel Todd
Tenor
VIC


Bryony Dwyer
Soprano
NSW


Gabrielle Kavanagh
Coloratura Soprano
WA


Sarah Jones
Soprano
NSW


Diipti Firmstone
Lyric Soprano
VIC


Kristian Gregory
Baritone
VIC


Jacob Caine
Tenor
VIC


Anna Dowsley
Mezzo Soprano
NSW
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