The Scholarship not only provides a prize of PS4,000 to further talented young performers' academic studies, but the prestige of being linked with the world's foremost bass-baritone
also holds considerable weight.
Powers, a Barrington resident, has a deep resume, including bass-baritone
for the Metropolitan Opera in New York.
One of the brightest representatives of the musical culture of Azerbaijan, Honored Artist, winner of numerous international competitions, bass-baritone
Ilham Nazarov told Day.Az about his stunning successes in the past year.
The singer had travelled from Monaco especially for the ceremony and, pointing at the carriage, said "This is fabulous, I feel like I'm going to cry!" She is the fourth and final person to have a carriage named after them, following cycling supremo Sir David Brailsford and two of the Dame's close friends in bass-baritone
Sir Bryn Terfel and classical crossover singer Katherine Jenkins.
This week's features bass-baritone
Ashley Riches (pictured), who has devised a recital of Schubert, Dvorak and Brahms.
The three top prize winners were Vaughan, Ontario mezzo-soprano Simona Genga; Ottawa bass-baritone
Joel Allison and Gatineau, Quebec soprano Anna-Sophie Neher.
A special rendition of a Philippine kundiman medley by local Chicagoan and bass-baritone
Karrell Bernardo and pianist Magnus Villanueva complemented Sunico's performance.
Tenor Idwer Alvarez and bass-baritone
Gaspar Col-n will give the class, which is free and open to the public.
The eminemt bass-baritone
from Pant Glas, near Penygroes, was a special guest at Pontio Bangor, attending a sell-out concert at Theatr Bryn Terfel on Saturday featuring pianist Llyr Williams and the Royal Liverpool Philharmonic Orchestra conducted by Vasily Petrenko.
And finally, three new compilations have been released, American Places: Musical Travels (0028), with music by 19th and 20th century composers with pianist Margaret Ulmer and bass-baritone
, Eric Sosman; "Chester": The Stoughton Harmony (0031); and "The Liberty Song": From the Pilgrims' Landing to World War I (0032).
Tonight, it all gets going at the Albert Hall as Katie Derham and Tom Service introduce Belshazzar's Feast by William Walton and music from the BBC Symphony Orchestra and Chorus, with the BBC National Chorus of Wales, the BBC Singers and bass-baritone
soloist Christopher Maltman.
Other performers include soprano Linda Barbieri, tenor Stanley Wilson, bass-baritone
Rod Nelman, and pianists Olga Rogach and Malcolm Halliday.