Tafelmusik is proud to announce the winners of its first Vocal Competition:Â
Kim Leeds, Mezzo-Soprano / Jacques-Olivier Chartier, Tenor / Jonathan Woody, Baritone.
The esteemed jury included Jeanne Lamon, Mary Morrison, Catherine Robbins and Ivars Taurins.
We congratulate the winners who will be joining Tafelmusik in April as soloists in our 'Zelenka & Bach' programme.Â Mezzo-Soprano, Kim Leeds has also won the Audience Choice Award. Bravo to all nine finalist!
Kim Leeds, Mezzo-Soprano / Jacques-Olivier Chartier, Tenor / Jonathan Woody, bass-baritone
Save the date! Be sure to join us Saturday, January 16, 2016,Â at 1:00 pm to hear the brilliant young singers selected for the final round of Tafelmusikâ€™s inaugural Vocal Competition. They will display their artistry in a free public recital at Trinity-St. Paulâ€™s Centre, Jeanne Lamon Hall.
Nine singers â€“ three each of alto, tenor, and bass â€“ have been selected for the final round from over 65 applications. They join us on January 16 to sing an array of baroque arias by Handel, Bach, and Zelenka, accompanied by Christopher Bagan on harpsichord and organ. It promises to be a delightful afternoon of wonderful singing.
Meet the Finalists
Our esteemed jury will select three winners to appear as soloistsÂ in the final concerts of Tafelmusikâ€™s 2015-16 season, performing Zelenkaâ€™s Missa omnium sanctorum.
Meet the Jury
We encourage you to join us on January 16 to hear an afternoon of brilliant singing. In the two intermissions youâ€™ll have a chance to meet the singers as well as members of our esteemed jury, as we all gather over refreshments. Those who stay for the entire afternoon will have the opportunity to participate in the selection of theÂ Audience Choice Winner.
Jonathan Woody, baritone
Johanna Bronk, mezzo-soprano
Jacques-Olivier Chartier, tenor
Andrew Rader, countertenor
Brian Giebler, tenor
Jeremy Ludwig, baritone
Kim Leeds, mezzo-soprano
Zach Finkelstein, tenor
David Rugger, baritone