Michael Weyandt won top honors and Malcolm Merriweather won an encouragement award (along with mezzo Rosalie Sullivan). As winner, Weyandt will be featured in his own recital with accompanist Thomas Muraco in 2013. The talented singer can next be seen performing Handel's "Almira" with operamission from May 26-31.
Weyandt performs Peter Maxwell Davis' Eight Songs for a Mad King, with the
Oberlin Contemporary Music Ensemble:
Weyandt performed Bellini's "Ma rendi pur contento," Schubert's "Das Zugenglocklein," Brahms' "Unbewegte laue Luft," Debussy's "Trois Ballades de Francois Villon, no. 2.," Poulenc's "Sanglots," and Ives' "General William Booth Enters Into Heaven." His accompanist was Jennifer Peterson.
Malcolm Merriweather singing "Easter" from Five Mystical Songsin 2010:
The competition is sponsored by the Art Song Preservation Society of New York.
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