On Sunday, June 25th, 2017, our tireless judges faced some very serious decisions to make after hearing ten wonderful finalists, delight our enthusiastic audience.  In order to allow as much time as possible, we were thrilled to present two superb guest artists, both former contestants.

On June 25, 2017

Nereida Garcia, Soprano

 Nerieda sings Mi chiamano Mimì from Puccini’s La BOHÈME.

She was accompanied by Maestro Teruhiko Toda. HD Video by Robert Land Productions.

Jon Janacek, Tenor

Jon sings Vesti la giubba from from Leoncavallo’s I PAGLIACCI.

On June 25, 2017, he was accompanied by Maestro Teruhiko Toda. HD Video by Robert Land Productions.

Nerieda sang Stridono lassù from Leoncavallo’s I PAGLIACCI.

Jon sang Mein lieber Schwan! from Wagner’s LOHENGRIN.

 Special Thanks to:

Robin Angly & Miles Smith for sharing their fond memories of our dearly departed friend and board member, Stephen Zamora, 1944-2016.  In memorandum, we dedicated this year’s program to Stephen Zamora.