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with a silvery edge.” Most recently, she won the Giulio Gari Foundation’s International Vocal Competition, received second prize at the Connecticut Opera Guild’s Vocal Competition, and was a Metropolitan Opera National Council Competition Semi-Finalist. In , Ms. Cornelius won second prize in the Licia Albanese–Puccini Foundation Vocal Competition, and first prize in the Gerda Lissner Competition. In the spring of , Ms. Cornelius was second-prize winner in both the Fritz & Lavinia Jensen Foundation and the Loren L. Zachary Vocal Competitions. She made her international competition debut as a finalist in the prestigious Monserrat Caballé International Vocal Competition. She also received an encouragement award from the Opera Index Foundation. Ms. Cornelius is a resident artist at the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia, where she has performed as: Mimì in Puccini’s La bohème, Anna Bolena in Anna Bolena, Silvana in Respighi’s La fiamma, Violetta in La traviata, Countess in Strauss’ Capriccio, Fiordiligi in Così fan tutte, and the title role in Manon Lescaut. As a young artist, she performed with Opera Theatre of St. Louis, Chautauqua Opera, Pensacola Opera, Mobile Opera, Opera Birmingham, Des Moines Metro Opera, and Ohio Light Opera. She was a resident artist with Virginia Opera’s Spectrum Young Artist Program, where she performed children’s operas for more than , students across the Virginia countryside. The summer of  was her professional debut with Chautauqua Opera as Micaëla in Carmen. In the summer of , Ms. Cornelius performed as Micaëla in Carmen Jan Cornelius at the Hawaii Performing Arts Festival and as Musetta Fiordiligi with the Virginia Opera. She will Atlanta Opera Debut Native Texan, Jan Cornelius, has been perform Verdi’s Requiem with the Alexandria described as a “dark-toned soprano, tipped Symphony in Zoll.

Minghella’s production of Madama Butterfly at English National Opera. He made his debut with the Netherlands Opera in Spring,  as Énée in the Pierre Audi production of Les Troyens. He also performed as Don José in Carmen at Royal Opera House and with the Simon Bolivar Orchestra in Caracas, Venezuela. Future seasons will include debuts with Dallas Opera, as well as Ismaele in Nabucco with the Bayerische Staatsoper. His European debut was as the Foreign Prince in Dvorˇák’s Rusalka at the Wexford Festival Opera in . He made his Carnegie Hall debut with Opera Orchestra of New York in a gala concert featuring Renée Fleming, Marcello Giordani, and Dolora Zajick. At age , Mr. Hymel was a winner in the  Verdi Aria Competition at the Aspen Musical Festival. At , he was a Grand Finalist in the  Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. In , at the age of , he won the Opera Lirica d’Orvieto Aria Competition in Perugia, Italy and the Palm Beach Opera Competition. He also participated in San Francisco Opera Center’s Merola Program. He has appeared as: Luigi in Il tabarro, Rinuccio in Gianni Schicchi, Pinkerton in Madama Butterfly, Guido in Zemlinsky’s A Florentine Tragedy, Pollione in Norma, the Duke in Rigoletto, Tamino in Die Zauberflöte, Don Ottavio in Don Giovanni, Froh in Das Rhinegold, and Arturo in Lucia di Lammermoor. Bryan studied at the Academy of Vocal Arts in Philadelphia.

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Encore Atlanta The Atlanta Opera la boheme  

Encore Atlanta is the official show program for The Fox Theatre, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (at Woodruff Arts Center and Verizon Wireless Am...

Encore Atlanta The Atlanta Opera la boheme  

Encore Atlanta is the official show program for The Fox Theatre, Atlanta Symphony Orchestra (at Woodruff Arts Center and Verizon Wireless Am...