Competition Results

Our 9th Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition received an all time high number of applications, with competitors entering from 35 different countries around the world.

Competition Results

Our 9th Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition received an all time high number of applications, with competitors entering from 35 different countries around the world.

2019 Finalists

Congratulations to the six singers who successfully reached our Final of the 9th Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition. We are thrilled to announce our winners and thank you to the RTÉ National Symphony Orchestra led by internationally acclaimed conductor Laurent Wagner.

 

2019 COMPETITION RESULTS:

Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition 2019 – William Thomas, Bass
1ST PRIZE €10,000
William Thomas

BASS  |  24, UK


Presented by Alltech in memory of Pearse Lyons
Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition 2019 – Joanna Kedzior, Soprano
2ND PRIZE €5,000
Joanna Kędzior

SOPRANO  |  24, POLAND


Presented by ESB
Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition 2019 – Thedore Platt, Baritone
3RD PRIZE €4,000
Theodore Platt

BARITONE  |  24, UK


Presented by KPMG
Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition 2019 – Emmett O'Hanlon, Baritone
4TH PRIZE €3,000
Emmett O’Hanlon

BARITONE  |  28, USA


The Margaret Quigley Memorial Prize
Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition 2019 – Yuriy Hadzetskyy, Baritone
5TH PRIZE €2,000
Yuriy Hadzetskyy

BARITONE  |  26, UKRAINE


Presented by Margaret & Liam Gilligan
Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition 2019 – Cameron Shahbazi, Countertenor
6TH PRIZE €1,000
Cameron Shahbazi

COUNTERTENOR  |  26, CANADA


Presented by Martin Coonan

Further prizes

Along with our finalist prizes, we have a selection of extra prizes that are awarded by individual supporters and sponsors.

Wil Keune Prize of €1,000
Presented by his wife, Jane Carty, for the best performance of a Mozart aria in any round of the Competition

Claire Lees  SOPRANO  |  31, UK


Audience Prize of €1,000
Sponsored by Brian McIlroy

Emmett O’Hanlon  BARITONE  |  28, USA


Oratorio Prize of €500
In memory of William Young, presented by his wife Alison, for best performance of an oratorio aria in any round of the Competition

Yuriy Hadzetskyy  BARITONE  |  26, UKRAINE


Dermot Troy Prize of €500
For best Irish singer, sponsored by Geraldine McGee

Carolyn Holt  MEZZO-SOPRANO  |  26, IRELAND


Dame Joan Sutherland Prize of €500
For the most promising singer in the Competition

Joanna Kędzior  SOPRANO  |  24, POLAND

 


 

SEMI FINALISTS Prize of €500
Congratulations to the singers who successfully progressed to the Semi Finals of the 2019 Competition. 

Eleanor Dennis  Soprano, Scotland

Marlena Devoe  Soprano, New Zealand

Felicitas Frische  Soprano, Germany

Andrew Gavin  Tenor, Ireland

Carolyn Holt  Mezzo-Soprano, Ireland

Satriya Krisna  Tenor, Indonesia

Claire Lees  Soprano, UK

Luis Magallanes  Tenor, Venezuela

Lindsay Metzger  Mezzo-Soprano, USA

Shin Yeo  Bass, Rep of Korea

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