LANZA EDUCATIONAL FOUNDATION awards - 28 may 2016
competition took place in the Recital Hall of the Birmingham
Conservatoire, Birmingham. About 25 members of The British Mario
Lanza Society were present, along with members of the public and
friends of the students there to support them.
Pike opened the proceedings, thanking the Foundation for their
continued support and that it meant a lot to the Conservatoire.
This year, the Trustees were able to award three prizes, due to
an increase in donations.
The Adjudicator this year was Mathew Best, and the Jonathan French was the pianist.
was awarded to Caroline Modiba. Her two arias were, a) E
strano, Ah forse lui, Sempre libero by Verdi. (b) Je veux vivre by
prize was awarded to Andrew Randal. His two arias were a) Hai gia
vinta la causa by Mozart (b) Look through the Port by Britten.
prize was awarded to Aimee Fiisk. Her two arias were a)
Donde lieta by Puccini and (b) I go to him by Stavinsky.
2016 Award Winners
Caroline Modiba (winner) on the left
Andrew Randal (second) on the right
Aimee Fiisk (third) centre