Friday, August 26, 2016

Morgan Pearse wins Cesti Baroque Opera Competition

Morgan Pearse
Barihunk Morgan Pearse ‏won the 7th Annual International Cesti Voice Competition for Baroque Opera in Innsbruck, Austria. 

The competition was named after Italian composer Pietro Antonio Cesti, who turned Innsbruck into a center for the Italian opera north of the Alps in the mid-17th century. Young singers from all over the world competed for prizes, as well as the chance to perform in a baroque opera at the Innsbruck Festival next season.

For a limited time you can watch the competition online. Pearse appears around the 49:00 mark.

Pearse will next appear singing in Haydn's Creation with the Russian National Orchestra at the Tchaikovsky Concert Hall in Moscow on September 18th.

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