IRENE DALIS VOCAL COMPETITION
Presenting the Winners of the 8th Annual Irene Dalis Vocal Competition:
First Place: Cecilia Violetta López, soprano
Second Place: Robert Watson, tenor
Third Place: Nicole Birkland, mezzo-soprano
Audience Favorite: Cecilia Violetta López, soprano
Opera San José, in association with Arts Management Services of San Francisco, presented the Eighth Annual Irene Dalis Vocal Competition on May 10, 2014, 3 p.m. at the California Theatre. Ten finalists competed 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 was selected by voting during the final intermission. The remaining seven contenders received $2,000 each as Encouragement awards.