Giargiari Competition http://wrti.org en AVA's Giargiari Bel Canto Competition on WRTI: Oct. 6th at 3 PM http://wrti.org/post/avas-giargiari-bel-canto-competition-wrti-oct-6th-3-pm <p>The votes are in! The winners of this year&#39;s AVA Giargiari Competition Broadcast on WRTI: First Place: SYDNEY MANCASOLA; Second Place: MARINA COSTA-JACKSON; Third Place: MACKENZIE WHITNEY. Winners from the October 4th event at the Kimmel Center: First Place: Diego Silva; Second Place: Shelley Jackson, Sydney Mancasola (tie); Audience Favorite: Patrick Guetti.</p> Fri, 27 Sep 2013 18:08:40 +0000 WRTI Staff 6472 at http://wrti.org AVA's Giargiari Bel Canto Competition on WRTI: Oct. 6th at 3 PM Rising Opera Star William Davenport http://wrti.org/post/rising-opera-star-william-davenport <p>Ahead of WRTI's broadcast of the Academy of Vocal Arts' 2012 Giargiari Bel Canto Competition on Sunday at 3 pm - with listeners having the opportunity to vote for their personal favorite at wrti.org.&nbsp; Many Giargiari Competition participants have gone on to stellar careers, and in recent years three in particular have also been awarded &nbsp;the prestigious Richard Tucker Foundation Award, including tenors James Valenti and Stephen Costello, and soprano Angela Meade.</p> Sat, 06 Oct 2012 15:01:00 +0000 Jim Cotter 4526 at http://wrti.org Rising Opera Star William Davenport