The Sembrich Competition honors the great Polish soprano Marcella Kochanska Sembrich, who made her Metropolitan Opera debut in 1883. After an enormously successful career, the popular singer founded the vocal programs at both the Juilliard School and the Curtis Institute. Previous winners of the competition include Barbara Hendricks and Jan Opalach.
The Competition is open to singers aged 18-35. Applications for singers are open until March 17th (Click here for more info).
Preliminaries (to be held on Saturday, April 5th at 4:00PM) are closed to the public.
Finals (Sunday, April 6th) are $20, $15 for KF Members, Seniors, and Students.