[ students & alumni ]
Claudia Rosenthal ’08 BA, ’14 MM and David Pershall ’10 MM, ’11 AD have each won the top prize in the George London Foundation Awards Competition. The annual event, which is for young American and Canadian opera singers, held its final round of this year’s competition on February 19, 2016 at the Morgan Library and Museum in New York City.
Of the 23 finalists (from an initial field of 85), six were awarded grand prizes of $10,000 each, and nine received “encouragement awards” of $1,000 each. , and the rest received honorary mention and $500 each. Rosenthal and Pershall were among the singers chosen for the $10,000 grand prize.