Tuesday, April 5, 2016
FINALISTS: The Chicago Oratorio Award, 2016
In addition to national competitions in art song and opera, two cash prizes will be awarded as performance fees to soprano and baritone soloists selected to appear under Maestro David Katz's baton in concert with the Chicago Bar Association Symphony Orchestra & Chorus, the midwest's acclaimed all-attorney ensemble, in May 2016, performing the Brahms German Requiem, at St James Episcopal Cathedral, Chicago.
The FINALISTS are:
Peter W. Lightfoot
Teresa Winner Blume
The selection process for the Chicago Oratorio Award is separate from The American Prize judging. Winning one competition does not preclude the possibility of winning the other.
The American Prize has selected soloists to perform with the Chicago Bar Association Symphony and Chorus the last five years, in repertoire ranging from the Bruckner Te Deum and Beethoven Choral Fantasy, to a complete evening of opera excerpts and another featuring the music of Rodgers and Hammerstein.
To learn more about the CBASO & Chorus, please click here.