The 2023 National Capital Opera Competition
This year's competition took place on in .
The winners were:
- 1st prize: Ariane Cossette, soprano ()
- 2nd prize: Angelo Moretti, tenor ()
- 3rd prize: Jordan Baldwin, countertenor ()
- other finalists will receive
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2023-08-30 Six Finalists Selected for Opera Competition with $21,000 Purse
Ottawa, ON: The National Capital Opera Society today announced the finalists of the 2023 National Capital Opera Competition which will take place on the 14th October at 2 p.m. at the First Unitarian Congregation Church at 30 Cleary Avenue in Ottawa, ON. Six young Canadian singers will compete for a total of $21,000 in prizes.
Previous finalists of the Competition, formerly known as the Brian Law Opera Competition, include the following: Joyce El-Khoury, Wallis Giunta, Joshua Hopkins, Sharleen Joynt, Meghan Lindsay, Shannon Mercer, Julie Nesrallah, Philippe Sly and Daniel Taylor.
This year’s finalists are: Daniela Agostino, Jordan Baldwin, Ariane Cossette, Angela Gjurichanin, Kathryn Rose Johnston, and Angelo Moretti.
The Competition was established in 1993 for the purpose of supporting young opera singers seeking a performance career and is normally held every two years.
To learn more about the National Capital Opera Society and the National Capital Opera Competition, visit www.ncos.ca.
About National Capital Opera Society: The National Capital Opera Society is an Ottawa-based charity whose mission is to hold the biennial National Capital Opera Competition and to promote the production of and interest in opera.
2023-07-05 Summer 2023 Newsletter
2023-01-30 NCOS Announces the 2023 National Capital Opera Competition
Following a four-year hiatus, the National Capital Opera Society is delighted to announce the 2023 National Capital Opera Competition (formerly the Brian Law Opera Competition). The new competition is now open to all young Canadian singers who are focusing on a performing career (maximum age 30 years for women and 32 years for men on the day of the competition). The Society is also glad to announce an increase in prize money: first prize is now $10,000, with a second prize of $5,000, a third prize of $3,000 and $1,000 for each of the remaining finalists. For more information, please visit the competition page or contact NCOS President Mark Robinson at 613-852-3524 or by email at .