The PS2,500 Dame Joan Sutherland
Audience Prize was presented to the English mezzo-soprano Katie Bray, while the Song Prize was won by Mingjie Lei, a tenor from China.
Q: You succeeded Dame Joan Sutherland
as an official patron for the competition in 2019.
It would be a duller world that had to forego the possibility of another Dame Joan Sutherland
or Edna Everage, so I was delighted to see Australia's outgoing Governor-General become Dame Quentin Bryce.
Pat Allan Singers - Dame Joan Sutherland
, Peter Dawson, Malcolm McEachern.
Notably, the State Library of NSW has completed its cataloguing and digitisation program of its nineteenth-century Australian music; Monash University has mounted a wonderful exhibition of its rare sheet music in Stardust Melodies; the Australian Music Centre has released its innovative digital library lending scheme; the University of Melbourne has launched its new Grainger Studies interdisciplinary journal online and in print, and the National Library has acquired some wonderful new collections, including several following the death of the great Australian singer Dame Joan Sutherland
. Dr Graeme Skinner has assisted our libraries to more accurately date early Australian published music as a result of his PhD research on Australian musical composition 1788-1860.
The 43-year-old's 1987 breakthrough hit will join albums by opera great Dame Joan Sutherland
and Skyhooks and The New Seekers' 1964 hit 'I'll Never Find Another You' in the class of 2011.
"She was born with a God-given talent and shared it generously with the world" - Dame Joan Sutherland
's friend and biographer, Dame Norma Major.
In 1987 file picture, Dame Joan Sutherland
, left, and Luciano Pavarotti sing a scene from Gaetano Donizetti's opera Lucia di Lammermoor at the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
DAME Joan Sutherland
, one of the most acclaimed sopranos of the 20th century, has died aged 83.
TRIBUTES were paid yesterday to one of the towering figures of 20th century opera, Dame Joan Sutherland
, a stalwart of the Royal Opera House, who has died at the age of 83.
Australian soprano Dame Joan Sutherland
, who often sang with Pavarotti, said of the great tenor's voice: "Itwas incredible to stand next to it and sing along with it."