The Dallas Opera’s Biennial Lone Star Vocal Competition uniquely supports emerging Texas singers for their future success in opera. This statewide competition offers developing singers an opportunity to showcase their talents on the Winspear stage, a chance to be discovered, and win cash prizes. Attendees can get in on the action by voting for the “Audience Favorite” winner!
Winners are selected by a distinguished panel of judges, chaired by The Dallas Opera’s Artistic Consultant David Lomelí and including Ian Derrer, The Dallas Opera’s Kern Wildenthal General Director and CEO; Elizabeth Askren, conductor and Hart Institute Alumna and Faculty; Donnie Ray Albert, Senior Lecturer in Voice at the Butler School of Music at the University of Texas at Austin; and Annie Burridge, Austin Opera’s General Director and CEO.
Emceed by tenor David Portillo, from the cast of Così fan tutte!
All tickets just $10!
Due to competition timing, finalists and music selections will be announced March 30, 2023.