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National Council Grand Finals Concert

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Come see the 2017 Finalists compete for cash prizes and the chance to launch a major operatic career while accompanied by the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra, conducted by Nicola Luisotti, and featuring host Renée Fleming, and guest artists Jamie Barton, Michael Fabiano and Amber Wagner. Following the concert, toast our new 2017 winners at a champagne reception on The Mercedes T. Bass Grand Tier.

The 2017 MONC Finalists:
Samantha Hankey, Mezzo-Soprano, Eastern Region
Natalie Image, Soprano, Western Region
Kirsten MacKinnon, Soprano, Middle Atlantic Region
Aryeh Nussbaum-Cohen, Countertenor, Eastern Region
Cody Quattlebaum, Bass-Baritone, Eastern Region
Gabriella Reyes de Ramírez, Soprano, New England Region
Richard Smagur, Tenor, Central Region
Kyle van Schoonhoven, Tenor, Central Region
Vanessa Vasquez, Soprano, Middle Atlantic Region

For more information and tickets:

Earlier Event: February 22
HANDEL | Agrippina
Later Event: March 23
Vocal Arts Honors Recital