And the winners are:
1. Eunju Kwon - 24 - Soprano - Korea - €15,000
2. Kihwan Sim - 26 - Bass - Korea - €10,000
3. JunHo You - 28 - Tenor - Korea - €8,000
4-7 equal prizes of €4,000
Andriana Chuchman - 27 - Soprano - Canada
Rachel Frenkel - 28 - Mezzo Soprano - IsraelPavel Kolgatin - 22 - Tenor - Russia
Mikhail Korobeynikov - 30 - Bass - Russia
€1 = approx $1.50
Off to the party - more later. maybe!
MUCH later - Sunday morning - the party was over by 2.30 am and I was up to get the 7 am train from Gütersloh to Düsseldorf Airport. I will fly to London and on to Chicago arriving 5.30 pm Sunday. Home at last!
At the top you see a chaotic photo of some of the winners including Andriana Chuchman of the Lyric's Ryan Center front and center! She will be with COT next Spring in Giasone. Book now!