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Friday, December 13, 2013

Amatori dell'Opera's annual tea at The Four Seasons Hotel



Our annual Amatori dell'Opera tea was held at The Four Seasons Hotel on December 11th and you can see by the images that a fun time was had by all!

The Vancouver Opera Foundation Bursary Awards were announced at the tea and we congratulate this year's recipients!

- Carmen Murphy, Senior Manager, Major Gifts and Planned Giving
 

Bruce Munro Wright
and Rachel Peake

Brian McMaster Opera Bursary Fund
The Brian McMaster Opera Bursary Fund is used for bursaries to Canadian individuals studying or improving their opera skills, whether as performing artists or as participants in productions.
            Conor Moore, Projection & Lighting Design
            Rachel Peake, Director


Joe Boxer Memorial Fund
The Joe Boxer Memorial Fund is used for bursaries to BC opera singing students in a resident artist program
            Frédérik Robert, Tenor
Frédérik Robert receives a hug from
Martha Lou Henley as
Eva Tavares looks on



Kurt Sickert Scholarship Memorial Fund

The Kurt Sickert Scholarship Memorial Fund is used for bursaries to performing artists, with preference given to Canadians training in Canada or improving their skills.
            Melanie Krueger, Soprano


Toni Cavelti Trust Fund

The Toni Cavelti Trust Fund is used for bursaries to aspiring BC opera singing students.
            Eva Tavares, Soprano


Barbara Eves-Sharp Scholarship Fund
Frédérik Robert,
pianist Tina Chang,
Melanie Krueger
and Eva Tavares

The Barbara Sharp Scholarship Fund is used for scholarships to singers in the VOIS program.
            Erica Iris Huang, Mezzo-Soprano

For more information about Amatori dell'Opera, please contact Carmen Murphy, Senior Manager, Major Gifts and Planned Giving, or visit us online.

 

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