WQXR Presents The Metropolitan Opera National Council Award Winners
Monday, March 11, 2013
Hear tomorrow's opera stars today!
Meet the 2013 winners of The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions, straight from the Grand Finals concert on the Met stage the previous day, in their first New York performances as winners. Met Opera star and former National Council Audition Winner Eric Owens joins them in a varied program of operatic selections. Hosted by Operavore’s Naomi Lewin.
The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions has been discovering promising young opera talent for nearly 60 years. About 100 former participants appear on the Met roster every season. Past award recipients include Renée Fleming, Susan Graham and Thomas Hampson.