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 will present the Ninth Annual Irene Dalis Vocal Competition on May 16, 2015, 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. For tickets, ($150 and $50) call the OSJ Box Office at (408) 437-4450.