Friday, March 11, 2011

Canadians @ the MET Finals on Sunday

There is a lot of buzz this week about the two young Canadian singers that made it to the 2011 Metropolitan Opera National Council Audition Finals scheduled for this Sunday, March 13.

Joseph Barron, bass-baritone
Deanna Breiwick, soprano
Sasha Djihanian, soprano
Ryan Speedo Green, bass-baritone
Michelle Johnson, soprano
Joseph Lim, baritone
Nicholas Masters, bass
Philippe Sly, bass-baritone

Each of these contestants will perform in the National Council Grand Finals Concert on Sunday, March 13.  Met star Joyce DiDonato hosts the Finals, 2001 National Council winner Lawrence Brownlee performs, and winners receive cash prizes of $15,000 each!  Purchase tickets now to this exciting event via our website

It should be noted that soprano Sasha Dijihanian also made it to the upcoming finals of Cardiff Singer of the World!  Additionally, bass Nicolas Masters did his MM in Canada at McGill University, the school where Phillippe Sly is currently a fourth year BMus student.

Go Canada!

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