IRENE DALIS VOCAL COMPETITION
Opera San José, in association with Arts Management Services of San Francisco, will present the Eighth Annual Irene Dalis Vocal Competition on May 10, 2014, 3 p.m. at the California Theatre. Ten finalists will compete for $50,000 in cash prizes: First prize ($15,000), second prize ($10,000) and third prize ($5,000.) In addition, a $5,000 prize for Audience Favorite will be selected by voting during the final intermission. The remaining seven contenders will receive $2,000 each as Encouragement awards.To purchase tickets ($50 and $150), call the OSJ Box Office at (408) 437-4450.
Following the competition, the company will present a Farewell Tribute Dinner for retiring General Director Irene Dalis. Tickets ($300) can be purchased online or by calling the OSJ Box Office at
Singers wishing to enter the competition should visit the West Coast Auditions for Singers website for more information.