VE’S 11th Annual Opera Idol Winners

For the 11th consecutive year, acclaimed operatic Baritone Sherrill Milnes along with his wife, renowned soprano Maria Zouves, will return to the Midwest for the annual “Opera Idol” vocal competition in Chicago, Illinois.

This year’s winners are baritone Jean Carlos Rodriguez with the 2017 Opera Idol Award and soprano Helaine Liebman took home the People’s Choice Award. These awards are will go towards scholarships for both artists to attend the Milnes VOICE Studio this summer as part of the Savannah VOICE Festival, August 6 – 21, 2017.