Joan Sutherland & Richard Bonynge Foundation: Bel Canto Award and Elizabeth Connell Prize Singing Competition Final

Saturday 16 September 2017

Verbrugghen Hall

Level 3, Sydney Conservatorium of Music

Hear some of the world’s finest young singers in competition at this thrilling afternoon of voice. 11 singers will be competing for over $150,000 in prize money. The Bel Canto Award is one of Australia’s most prestigious singing competitions. 6 young Australian singers will perform two arias. The Elizabeth Connell Prize is Australia’s only international competition and will feature 5 sopranos from Russia, Finland, USA, England and Australia who will also perform two arias for the judges. Compere: Silvio Rivier


Adults $45 | Pensioners $40 | Students $20 | Under 15 Free


Oliver Boyd, Livia Brash, Bronwyn Douglass, Paull-Anthony Keightley, Fiona McArdle, Brenton Spiteri, Silja Aalta, Fiona Jopson, Ksenia Khovanova, Katie Lowe and Emma McDermott. Accompanied by: David Harper


Richard Bonynge AC CBE, Bernadette Cullen, Glenn Winslade, Fiona Janes