Newsletter of the Jussi Björling Societies of the USA & UK

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Heidi Melton update



Heidi Melton, Voxna, Metropolitan Opera House


Heidi Melton, whom we heard at the July, 2008 commemorative concert in Voxna, Sweden (see newsletter number 14, November, 2008), has recently won the George London Foundation Awards Competition. Described by the NY Times as "one of the most prestigious contests for promising young singes (35 and under) in North America;' the award carries a prize of $ 10,000 to the top s ix contestants, and $1,000 to eight others. There were 26 finalists in the competition held March 20th, 2009 in the Morgan Library.