Announcing the Winners of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions – Wisconsin District
MILWAUKEE, Wis.—November 3, 2018—Twenty-two singers performed on November 3, 2018 at The Metropolitan Opera National Council Wisconsin District Auditions, competing for cash prizes, the chance to perform on the Metropolitan Opera stage and the opportunity to launch a major operatic career.
Wisconsin District Winners
Four singers were selected by the judges to participate in the Regional Auditions in St. Paul, Minnesota on Sunday, February 24, 2019: Nicole Heinen, Nicholas Ward, Angela De Venuto and Emily Triebold. Each winner also receives $1,750. At least one singer from each Region will then be chosen to compete at the next phase of auditions in New York. The National Council Auditions Semi-Finals and Grand Finals Concert take place at the Metropolitan Opera House in March 2019.
Additional award winners:
The Wisconsin District judges included:
The 2018 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions – Wisconsin District were hosted by Milwaukee’s Florentine Opera Company and took place at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center in Brookfield, Wis.
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