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European Views on North American Singers
Ronni S. Levine
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In January 2005, singers from around Europe came to Como, Italy, to compete in the preliminary, semifinal, and final rounds of As.Li.Co., Associazione Lirica e Concertistica Italiana’s Competition for Young Opera Singers of Europe. Each year, As.Li.Co. auditions hundreds of young singers throughout Europe for principal roles in the Circuito Lirico Lombardo’s mainstage season. Each year, top professionals in the field of opera in Europe come together to identify some of Europe’s most promising young talent. From over 140 singers this year, two were chosen as winners of the competition and three as honorable-mention awardees.

About the Author: Ronni S. Levine is currently the international relations coordinator at As.Li.Co. Prior to that she worked at OPERA America from 1997 in various capacities, culminating her tenure in 2002 as membership services manager. She has worked with The U.S. Trade Representative in Geneva, Switzerland; The University of Maryland School of Music; and The Washington Chamber Symphony in various administrative positions. She received her B.M. in voice performance from Northwestern University and her M.M. in voice from the University of Maryland.

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