Inter-Cities Performing Arts, Inc.
not-for- profit arts organization, 222, 879, 137/000
N.J. Office, 4000 Bergenline Ave, Union City, New Jersey 07087 201-863-8724
CONTACTS: CARMELA ALTAMURA, FOUNDER, 201-863-8724
SUZANNE KLEBE, ADMINISTRATORS & ANGELICA LLERENA
XV ALTAMURA/CARUSO INTERNATIONAL VOICE COMPETITION
HONORS POLAND’S 150 ANNIVERSARY
Union City, October 8, 2017…………. Winners of the 15th edition of the world renowned Altamura/Caruso International Voice Competition, will sing for Poland’s 150th Anniversary.
This year, according to tradition, the Altamura/Caruso International Voice Competition, 2017 is under the auspices of the Consul General of Italy in New York, Minister Francesco Genuardi.
The competition auditions and Finals’ Concert And Awards will take place in New York City, at the Good Shepherd Presbyterian Church Concert Hall, on October 28, at 4 pm. The audience will have a chance to vote for their favorite artist. The young artists will compete for $30,000.00 Sponsors include, The Agnes Varis Trust and the Altamura & Crossin Law Offices.
Many competition candidates are arriving from as far as China, Africa, South America and Russia, Finland, Finland and Italy. Past winners have performed in major opera houses such as the Metropolitan Opera, La Scala, Chicago Lyric, and the Bolshoi, to mention a few.
This year’s prestigious jury includes, Roger Malouf from the Metropolitan Opera, Opera agents, Luis Ehlers from Lombardo Associates, Mathew Laifer, Lukas Goik, Director of Poland’s Opera Slaska Bytem, Poland.
The Company founders, Leonard and Carmela Altamura, say in grateful terms, that our winners have been invited for the third time by the magnanimous cultural ambassador, Alex Fiszer of the MARCHOLT civic and Polish cultural organization.
In addition to the cash grants, the winners receive, the honorary title and mandate as Ambassadors of Peace. This year’s winners, in fact will perform as such, in Poland’s major cities, including the artistic site, Jewish Temple in Krakow, which was defamed by the Nazis during World War II.
Admission to the Finals $35. Students and Seniors with I.D. $25 For reservations, you may call, ANGELICA, at 201-866 7141. Groups have a 10 % discount.
Donations are most appreciated. Kindly mail donation or any communication to Carmela Altamura, Inter-Cities Performing Arts, Inc., 4000 Bergenline Avenue, Union City, NJ 07087 201-863-8724
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