Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen sweeps Dallas

Étude Arts celebrates Aryeh Nussbaum Cohen’s wins of the 2018 Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition.  His performance in the competition garnered both First Prize Winner and “People’s Choice Award.”  During the evening’s Finals Round, Mr. Nussbaum Cohen performed “Inumano fratel…Stille amare” from Handel’s Tolomeo and “Dawn, still darkness” (Refugee’s Aria) from Jonathan Dove’s Flight with Dallas Opera Music Director, Emmanuel Villaume, leading the Dallas Opera Orchestra.

Judges for the 2018 Dallas Opera Guild Vocal Competition:

Brian Zeger, Chair
Artistic Director of the Ellen and James S. Marcus Institute for Vocal Arts
The Juilliard School

Emmanuel Villaume
The Mrs. Eugene McDermott Music Director, The Dallas Opera

Peter Czornyj
Vice President of Artistic Operations, the Dallas Symphony Orchestra

Kathleen Kelly
Associate Professor of Music, University of Michigan
Former Director of Music Studies, Vienna State Opera

Alain Lanceron
President of Warner Classics

Andreas Melinat
Vice President Artistic Planning, Lyric Opera of Chicago

Pål Moe
Casting Director, Bavarian State Opera;
Casting Consultant, Glyndebourne Festival and Opéra de Lille