After immense deliberation, our esteemed Opera Scholars Australia panel are delighted to announce the winner of the 2016 Scholar of the Year is baritone Stephen Marsh!

Stephen performed Hai gia vinta la causa from Mozart's 'Le Nozze di Figaro' on Saturday night at this year's Opera in the Alps to earn him the Betty Amsden AO Scholarship of $5,000.

Congratulations to our runners up Shakira Tsindos and Elizabeth Barrow on their wonderful performances on Saturday night to a stellar 4,000 strong audience!