Sponsorship and support in various forms is vital to the continuation of the Opera Awards.

We thank the following individuals and organisations.

Youth Music Foundation of Australia (YMFA)

Principal Sponsor

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YMFAustralia aims to facilitate performance opportunities and overseas study for young Australian musicians. The foundation follows the progress of other musicians and is able to foster music by providing assistance for musicians, educators and students in a wide variety of ways.

Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust

Sponsor of the Armstrong-Martin Scholarship

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The Australian Elizabethan Theatre Trust has supported the arts in Australia by Australian’s and for Australian’s since 1954.


Sponsor of the Glyndebourne Festival Prize

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Founded in 1934 by John Christie and his opera singer wife, Audrey Mildmay, Glyndebourne is committed to presenting opera of the highest quality, commissioning new work, developing new talent and reaching new audiences.

Britten-Pears Young Artist Programme

Sponsor of the Britten-Pears Prize

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The Britten–Pears Young Artist Programme was founded over 40 years ago by Benjamin Britten and Peter Pears to provide high-level performance training for the world’s best emerging professional musicians.

4MBS Classic FM

Sponsor of the 4MBS Classic FM Award

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One of Australia’s premiere community radio stations, producing three different radio services. 4MBS FM also produce festivals, plays and concerts, and provide arts and educational services. ​


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Aldeburgh Productions
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Music & Opera Singers Trust Ltd. (MOST®)

Since 1986, MOST® has administered the Opera Awards (Australia).

MOST® has a long and rich history creating and managing elite music and opera competitions, awards and scholarship on national and international levels ( Australia, Europe, Israel, Japan, New Zealand, UK and the USA).

MOST® provides professional management and consultancy services for competitions, events, awards, scholarships, prizes, grants and oral history recording projects.

We need you.

There are many benefits in choosing to sponsor or support the Opera Awards —

  • association with a premium, well-known ‘brand’
  • experienced management and event team
  • access to established social and professional contact networks, in a high-value industry sector
  • tax deductibility

An Opera Awards sponsor has the opportunity to invest in and further develop one of our existing scholarships or prizes or can help create an activity tailored to a specific area of interest. This may include the establishment of a new scholarship, grant or award; access to our sponsor and participant communities etc.There are also non-financial ways to support the Opera Awards in its endeavours. For example by providing donations of products, professional services, gifting, or other value-in-kind options.

The Opera Awards is considered one of Australia’s premier singing competitions for professional opera singers.

Many resources are needed for the awards to continue. Without our sponsors and supporters this would not happen.

We invite you to join a ‘family’ of like-minded people and organisations that are dedicated to promoting excellence in the opera and classical performing arts.

Become a sponsor