The event was hosted by world-renowned American bass-baritone David Pittsinger, and featured 10 of opera's rising stars. Performances included Oxford native Charlie Widmer performing "La Donna E Mobile" from Verdi's Rigoletto, Cheshire High School student Alea Vernon performing "Tornami A Vagheggiar" from Handel's Alcina, Soprano Kelly Griffin portraying Lady Macbeth from Verdi's Macbeth, and Baritone Ryan Burns singing "Largo Al Factotum from Rossini's The Barber of Seville. Mr. Pittsinger also sang the finale to close the show.

We look forward to seeing everyone again next year!