Isabel Leonard winner of 2013 Richard Tucker Award
The Richard Tucker Music Foundation is thrilled to announce that mezzo-soprano Isabel Leonard - hailed as "a rising star" by the New York Times - is the winner of the 2013 Richard Tucker Award. This prestigious prize carries the Foundation's most substantial cash award of $30,000. Often referred to as the "Heisman Trophy of Opera," it is conferred annually on an opera singer at the threshold of a major international career; previous winners include such luminaries of the opera world as Renée Fleming, Deborah Voigt, David Daniels and Joyce DiDonato.
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