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New Zealand-American soprano Westley was a New York district winner of the Metropolitan Opera Laffont Competition and a 2023 Gerda Lissner Grant Winner. This season she is set to join the ensemble at Stadttheater Bern.
Meanwhile, Sanders was a finalist in the 2023 Belvedere Competition and was awarded a study grant from The Metropolitan Opera Laffont Competition in 2021, after being named a national semifinalist in 2020. During the 2023-24 season, he is set to join the Lyric Opera of Chicago covering Don Ramiro in “La Cenerentola.” He makes debuts with Opera San José and Nashville Opera.
Among the other vocal artists on IMG’s roster are Justin Austin, Jane Archibald, Angela Gheorghiu, Richard Croft, Catherine Malfitano, Lawrence Brownlee, Renée Fleming, Raven McMillon, Eliza Bloom, Matthew White, and Brian Mulligan, among others.