Discover the next generation of Canadian opera talent in an exhilarating vocal competition
 
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8 CONTESTANTS 
7 JUDGES   
1 EXHILARATING COMPETITION 

Young singers from across Canada auditioned.  Eight have been chosen. Join us as they compete for the grand prize in front of a live audience and panel of esteemed judges chaired by Music Director Emeritus, Jonathan Darlington and hosted by CBC’s Sylvia L’Ecuyer. This is one exhilarating vocal competition you won’t want to miss.

April 26, 2019
5:30 PM cocktail reception
6:30 PM live competition
Tickets: $65

After the competition, join us for an unforgettable gala dinner on stage amid the set of Faust. For gala tickets or more information, please contact oselig@vancouveropear.ca or call 604 331 4836.

 

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MEET THE CONTESTANTS & JUDGES

Sarah Bissonnette, Mezzo
Elizabeth Harris, Soprano
Joé Lampron-Dandonneau, Tenor
Amanda Perera, Mezzo
Shantelle Przybylo, Soprano
Ryan Nauta, Tenor
Zainen Suzuki, Baritone
Ana Toumine, Soprano

 

Jonathan Darlington
Ben Heppner
Judith Forst
Leslie Dala
Kim Gaynor
Roberto Mauro
J. Patrick Raftery

While the jury deliberates, enjoy a performance by Canada’s leading opera sensation, Erin Wall.

 
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THE GALA EVENING 

Following the competition, you’ll take your seats on the Queen Elizabeth Theatre stage, surrounded by the set of Faust for an unforgettable culinary experience, prepared and presented by Four Seasons Hotel Vancouver, our Official Hospitality Partner and wines from Mission Hill Family Estate.

Dessert will be a unique creation prepared by renowned pastry chef and judge of The Great Canadian Baking Show, Bruno Feldeisen and special guest 2018 winner, Andrei Godoroja. The evening features a live auction and special performance by artists from our Yulanda M. Faris Young Artists Program.

 
 
 
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TICKETS

Guests can purchase tickets for the competition only, or tickets for the full Gala experience.

To attend the cocktail reception and competition: $65 per person.
To attend the cocktail reception, competition, and gala dinner: $650 per person.

For gala tickets or more information, please contact oselig@vancouveropear.ca or call 604 331 4836.

 
 

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