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Opera Awards (Australia)

The Opera Awards is open to professional Australian opera singers wishing to further their studies or careers overseas.

The Awards feature some of the most respected awards and opportunities available to opera singers, including the YMF Australia Award and the Armstrong-Martin Scholarship.

Entrants must have performed at least two principal roles with a recognised professional opera company in the two years prior to judging.

There is no age limit.

An adjudication panel determines the winner at a private session. Each entrant is required to perform from their own selection of four arias and be interviewed about their proposed singing activities and/or study plan.


2017 winner
Adrian Tamburini 



2012 Opera Awards Recipient - Nicole Car, Soprano

2012 Recipient, Nicole Car

One of Australia's most outstanding young sopranos, Nicole was selected by an eminent judging panel comprising Brian Castles-Onion, Amelia Farrugia, Michael Lewis and Dr Di Bresciani. Find out more on our YouTube channel by clicking on the link below.


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