The Giulio Gari Foundation to Present 2023 Winners Concert

By Afton Wooten

Photo credit: L2 Artists

The Giulio Gari Foundation’s 2023 competition winners will give the Winners Recital on Oct. 15.

First prize winner countertenor Key’mon Murrah performs with second through fifth place winners, bass-baritone Le Bu, bass-baritone Vladyslav Buialskyi, mezzo-soprano Cierra Byrd, and soprano Amanda Batista, respectively.

Also featured on the program are grand prize winners soprano Chanae Curtis and baritone Sejin Park, along with encouragement award winners soprano Chelsea Lehnea and bass Younggwang Park, and select finalists including tenor Joseph Sacchi and baritone Spencer Reichman. Pianist and music director Mary Pinto joins them at the piano.

The Blessed Sacrament Church in New York hosts the concert, starting at 2:30 p.m. local time. Dinner will follow at Arte Cafe.