Five young singers have been announced as winners of this year’s Met Opera Auditions.
The first Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions took place in 1954 since when the annual competition has helped launch the careers of countless young singers, including some of opera’s greatest stars.
The program is designed to discover promising young opera singers and assist in the development of their careers. Auditions take place in 41 Districts and 12 Regions throughout the US and Canada all run locally by volunteers.
The winners, pictured from left to right, are:
- Miles Mykkanen, Tenor
- William Guanbo Su, Bass
- Elena Villalón, Soprano
- Thomas Glass, Baritone
- Michaela Wolz, Mezzo-Soprano