2018 Audition Results

2018 Adjudicators Peter Coleman-Wright, Anke Höppner & Nicholas Braithwaite

The Opera Foundation for young Australians is proud to announce the following winners and finalists of our 2018 Awards and Scholarship.


Vienna State Opera Award WINNER

Eleanor Lyons – Soprano currently lives in Europe


Rockend Berlin New Music Opera Award WINNER

Natalia Raspopova – Conductor from New South Wales


Dalwood-Wylie American Institute of Musical Studies Award WINNER

Chloe Harris – Mezzo-Soprano from Victoria


AIM Sundell Study Award WINNER

Chloe Harris – Mezzo-Soprano from Victoria


Deutsche Oper Berlin Award FINALISTS

Bronwyn Douglass – Mezzo-Soprano from New South Wales
Timothy Newton – Bass from New South Wales – Winner
Danita Weatherstone – Soprano from New South Wales


Lady Fairfax New York Scholarship FINALISTS

Olivia Cranwell – Soprano from New South Wales
Alexandra Flood – Soprano currently lives in Europe
Jessica Harper – Soprano from New South Wales
Jeremy Kleeman – Bass-Baritone from Victoira
Xenia Puskarz Thomas – Mezzo-Soprano from Queensland – Winner