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MONC OR District Winners 2013

 

The following singers were selected by the judges, Peter Kazaras, Joel Revzen and Brad Trexell- at Sunday’s, October 6, 2012 Metropolitan Opera National Council Oregon District Auditions held at PSU’s Lincoln Performance Hall. Two singers are advancing to the Regionals in Seattle and received $1,000 in prize money –  soprano Nicole Haslett and soprano  Jacqueline Shoda-Iwasaki. Regionals takes place Sunday, January 19, 2014 at Benaroya Hall.

 

Congrats to Nicole Haslett (soprano) and Jacqueline Shoda-Iwasaki (soprano), our OR District Winners.

Congrats to Nicole Haslett (soprano) and Jacqueline Shoda-Iwasaki (soprano), our OR District Winners.

 

Winners advancing to the Regionals in Seattle 

Red highlighted …….1st aria chosen (singer’s choice)

Blue highlighted ……2nd aria chosen by the judges

 

Nicole Haslett                                 Soprano                      Age 25                        Portland, OR

O luce di quest’ anima                        Linda di Chamounix                            Donizetti

Sul fil d’un sofio etesio                        Falstaff                                                Verdi  

The Presentation of the Rose               Der Rosenkavalier                             R. Strauss

Lady with a Hand Mirror                     Postcard from Morocco                      Argento

Be kind and courteous                       A Midsummer Night’s Dream            Britten

 

Jacqueline Shoda-Iwasaki                Soprano                      Age 30                        Portland, OR

Per pietà                                              Così fan tutte                                      Mozart

Amour ranime mon courage              Roméo et Juliette                               Gounod                      

Mi chiamano Mimì                             La Bohème                                          Puccini

Song to the moon                                Rusalka                                               Dvořák

No word from Tom                             The Rake’s Progress                          Stravinsky

 

Our judges also gave out several awards for encouragement this year:

l - r:  Ariana Wehr (soprano) Encouragement Award; Angela Gribble (soprano) Encouragement Award and Audience Favorite Award; Nicole Haslett (soprano) winner moving to the Regionals in Seattle; Jacqueline Shoda-Iwasaki (soprano) winner moving to the Regionals in Seattle.  Melissa Fajardo (mezzo-soprano) Encouragement Award

l – r: Ariana Wehr (soprano) Encouragement Award; Angela Gribble (soprano) Encouragement Award and Audience Favorite Award; Nicole Haslett (soprano) winner moving to the Regionals in Seattle; Jacqueline Shoda-Iwasaki (soprano) winner moving to the Regionals in Seattle.
Melissa Fajardo (mezzo-soprano) Encouragement Award

 

$500 Encouragement Awards

 Angela Gribble                                    Soprano                      Age 28                        Mercer Island, WA

Volta la terrea                                     Un ballo in maschera                           Verdi

Una voce poco fa                                Il barbiere di Siviglia                           Rossini

Spiel ich die Unschuld vom Lande   Die Fledermaus                                   J. Strauss

Be kind and courteous                       A Midsummer Night’s Dream            Britten

Non monsieur mon mari                    Les Mamelles de Teresias                   Poulenc

 

Ariana Wehr                                Soprano                        Age 24                         Lafayette, LA

Chacun le sait                                   La Fille du régiment                            Donizetti

Quando m’en vo                               La Bohème                                          Puccini

Deh vieni, non tardar                       Le nozze di Figaro                              Mozart

Regnava nel silenzio                        Lucia di Lammermoor                        Donizetti

Be kind and courteous                    A Midsummer Night’s Dream            Britten

 

Melissa Fajardo                                 Mezzo-soprano          Age 24                        Portland, OR

Parto, partoma tub en mio                  La clemenza di Tito                            Mozart

Give him his orchid                            The Rape of Lucretia                          Britten

Pauline’s Aria                                     Pique Dame                                         Tchaikowsky

Una voce poco fa                                  Il barbiere di Siviglia                           Rossini

Va! Laisse couler mes larmes             Werther                                               Massenet

 

 The $500 Julie Reiersgaard Audience Favorite Award

 Angela Gribble                                  Soprano                      Age 28                        Mercer Island, WA

Volta la terrea                                     Un ballo in maschera                           Verdi

Una voce poco fa                                Il barbiere di Siviglia                           Rossini

Spiel ich die Unschuld vom Lande    Die Fledermaus                                   J. Strauss

Be kind and courteous                       A Midsummer Night’s Dream            Britten

Non monsieur mon mari                    Les Mamelles de Teresias                   Poulenc

 

 
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