Tag Archives: Agnes Sarkis

Further news of Grads’ soloists…

A number of the soloists who have given great pleasure in their performances with the Choir are currently doing very well with Opera Australia (OA). In particular, Anna Dowsley, the young mezzo-soprano who starred in our memorable Verdi Requiem in … Continue reading

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The Joan Carden Award—a brief history

A highlight of this year’s Sydney University Graduate Choir concert series will be the conduct of the prestigious Joan Carden Award. As we prepare to open the application process for prospective competitors, it is timely to provide a brief history … Continue reading

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Australian Singing Competition: Success for Anna Dowsley

Members will be interested to hear that Anna Dowsley (mezzo soprano), who, with Amy Corkery, was singled out for encouragement in March this year, by the adjudicators of the Joan Carden Award, sponsored by the Choir,  won the final of … Continue reading

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Joan Carden Award 2012

The Joan Carden Award for 2012 has been won by mezzo soprano Agnes Sarkis. The judges also singled out soprano Amy Corkery, and mezzo soprano Anna Dowsley, for encouragement. The photos below, including the judging panel (great soprano Joan Carden … Continue reading

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