Giargiari Competition

Let Your Voice Be Heard!
2:08 pm
Fri September 27, 2013

AVA's Giargiari Bel Canto Competition on WRTI: Oct. 6th at 3 PM

Mezzo-soprano Kristina Nicole Lewis in the 2012 Giargiari Bel Canto Competition at the Perelman Theater.
Paul Sirochman

The votes are in! The winners of this year'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.

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Creatively Speaking
11:01 am
Sat October 6, 2012

Rising Opera Star William Davenport

William Davenport

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.  Many Giargiari Competition participants have gone on to stellar careers, and in recent years three in particular have also been awarded  the prestigious Richard Tucker Foundation Award, including tenors James Valenti and Stephen Costello, and soprano Angela Meade.