2009 International Vocal Competition
Photo Album
Click here for winners list

The Licia Albanese-Puccini Foundation 35th Anniversary Gala 2009 at Carnegie Zankel Hall
(Poster designs by Gregory Downer)

Taylor Stayton - 1st Place Winner

Betty Cooper Wallerstein and Taylor Stayton

Nadine Sierra - 3rd Place winner

Mr. and Mrs. Matthew Johnson

Issachah Savage - 4th Place Winner

Sachi Liebergesell and Issachah Savage

Michael McGee - 5th Place Winner

Susan Pasini and Michael McGee

Edward Parks - 6th Place Winner

Sherrill Milnes and Edward Parks

Evan Boyer and Kelly Markgraf - Winners

Michael Fornabaio and Evan Boyer

Charles Hamlen - Kelly Markgraf and Evan Boyer

Deanna Breiwick-Taylor Stayton-Sharleen Joynt - Winners

Rosalind Elias and Sharleen Joynt

Adam Diegel - Winner

Annie Benoit and Adam Diegel

Rachele Gilmore - Winner

Tony Russo and Rachele Gilmore

Licia Albanese

Licia and Teresa Stratas

Maria Theresa Fauci -Past President

Sachi Liebergesell - Gala Chairman

Sachi- Maria Theresa-Licia-Teresa Stratas

Maurizio Antonini - Deputy Consul of Italy

Martina Arroyo - Special Guest

Stephen De Maio - Artistic Director

Richard Margison - Honored Guest

Charles Hamlen - Honored Guest

Rosalind Elias - Special Guest

Barbara Conrad - Special Guest

Carol Lawrence - Honored Guest

Samuel Ramey - Special Guest

Marta Eggerth Kiepura - Special Guest

Father John Kamas

Scene from Finale

Scene from Finale

Scene from Finale

Scene from Finale

Dinner Table

Gala Dinner at NYAC

Bob Sherman and Mrs. Maria Ashdown

Mr. and Mrs. Aldo Mancusi

Elinor Ross and Mr. and Mrs. Walfredo Toscanini

Edward Jackson and Mr. and Mrs. Joseph Gimma, Jr.

Kent Tritle - Robert Sherman - Eve Queler - David Gilbert

Barbara Bender - David Bender - Eve Queler - David Gilbert

Carol Lawrence and Guests

Col. and Mrs. Jon Mendes

Licia Albanese - Issachah Savage - Teresa Stratas

Board Memebers and Dinner Guests

Dinner Guests

Dinner Guests

Michael McGee, Halley Gilbert, Nathan Fuhrman

Cheryl Johnson, Nadine Sierra, Betty Cooper Wallerstein

Dinner Guests

Licia and Dinner Guests