Bay Area Opera Singers Compete for $50,000 in Prizes
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by BWW News Desk
Opera San José will present the Seventh Annual Irene Dalis Vocal Competition on May 4 at 8pm at the California Theatre, 345 South First Street in downtown San José.
Ten winners from the 2013 West Coast Auditions for singers will compete with two arias each for $50,000 in cash prizes, including a $5,000 prize for the audience favorite to be selected by popular vote during the final intermission. Premium seating at $150 includes an opportunity to meet the judges and attend a post-event champagne reception at the Sainte Claire Hotel. $50 for reserved orchestra seating. Tickets are on sale at the Opera San José Box Office, by phone at408-437-4450 or online at operasj.org.Dates: May 4, 2013 Time: 8:00 pm Location: California Theatre, 345 South First Street between San Carlos and San Salvador streets, downtown San José. Tickets: $150 ($50 tax-deductible) for premium seating; $50 ($25 tax-deductible) for reserved orchestra seating from Opera San José Box Office, 2149 Paragon Dr., San José, CA 95131; 408-437-4450; 408-437-4455 fax; operasj.org. Students 25 and younger (with student ID) $11 - Available 90 minutes prior to curtain at the California Theatre box office only.