The competition is aimed at semi-professional vocal and istrumental musicians who are currently attending university or have recently graduated and is open to soloists, duos or small ensembles. The finalists will compete on December 1st for the Great Romantics Prize at the Melbourne Recital Centre. The prize includes cash, a performance opportunity and a recording.
Daniel Carison sings "Madamina, il catalogo è questo"from Don Giovanni:
Daniel Carison is currently completing his second year studies in Bachelor of Music Performance at Melbourne University. He works as an actor and classical vocalist for TV, film and advertising. He has a number of years experience in film, stage and musical theatre performance, and operates his own recording studio. He is the winner of the Hermann Schildberger Award for best up and coming classical vocalist in the 2013 Boroondara Eisteddfod.