On Saturday, Oct. 29, 2022, Edmonton Opera (EO) held the finale for its first Rumbold Vocal Prize competition at the Jubilee Auditorium. The core principles of the annual Rumbold Vocal Prize are to provide financial assistance, experience and exposure to emerging Canadian artists in order to assist them in further career development. Out of 145 applicants from across Canada, four finalists were chosen to compete. The finalists had the opportunity to participate in a week-long professional development program, including a vocal master class conducted by world-renowned Canadian soprano Adrianne Pieczonka and a recital at the Northern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium.
The competition awards $12,000 for first place, $8,000 to second place, and $5,000 to each third-place winner.
2022 Rubies Awards Gala
Monday, November 7, 2022 6PM
An Evening Celebrating Canadian Opera Artists
FOUR SEASONS CENTRE FOR THE PERFORMING ARTS
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Congratulations to the 2022 Winners!
First Place: Lauren Margison, soprano
Second Place: Vartan Gabrielian, bass baritone
Third Place: Madison Montambault, mezzo soprano, and Spencer Britten, tenor.
Details for the 2023 Rumbold Vocal Prize will be released Summer 2023.
For more information about the Rumbold Vocal Prize, please visit this link.