Houston Grand Opera presents 32nd Annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers Concert of Arias
Houston Grand Opera has selected the semifinalists for the 32nd annual Eleanor McCollum Competition for Young Singers Concert of Arias. The program will also be streamed live on Facebook and YouTube for all to enjoy, inviting viewers to cast their votes for the Online Viewers’ Choice Award.
This year’s semifinalists are:
- Sopranos: Tatiana Carlos, Murrella Parton, Rachel Shaughnessy
- Mezzo-sopranos: Sun-Ly Pierce and Isabel Signoret
- Tenor: Angel Romero
- Bass-baritone: Laureano Quant
- Bass: Cory McGee
The competition and its final round, the Concert of Arias, are held annually to identify candidates for HGO’s internationally acclaimed Studio program, which nurtures young artists who have the potential for major careers in opera. Past prize winners who are now artists on the international stage include Jamie Barton, Joyce DiDonato, Ana María Martínez, Ryan McKinny, and Tamara Wilson.