Lovers of Italian opera and fine dining can combine these passions at the Bel Canto Foundation Opera Evenings. Held in a banquet setting, guests are serenaded by Junior Division winners as they enjoy a gourmet Italian dinner. Following dessert, contestants from the Student and young Artist Divisions compete for over $50,000 in monetary prizes. The Grand Prize Winner receives a cash prize of $10,000 to be used to further their education and/or operatic career.

All evenings are held at Monastero's Ristorante & Banquets, 3935 West Devon Avenue in Chicago, located at Devon & Pulaski/Crawford Avenues. For reservations call: 773-588-2515


2015 OPERA CONTEST EVENINGS ~ FINAL OPERA CONTEST SEASON

SEMI-FINALS
$50.00 per person, wine, dinner, tax & service charge included,
of which $10.00 is tax deductible
Sunday, March 15 at 5:30 PM
Sunday, April 26 at 5:30 PM

GRAND PRIZE FINAL EVENING
$75.00 per person, hors d’oeuvres, wine, dinner, tax & service charge included,
of which $20.00 is tax deductible
Saturday, May 2 at 6:30 PM

BRAVO AWARDS
$60.00 per person, wine, dinner, tax & service charge included,
of which $10.00 is tax deductible
Sunday, May 17 at 5:30 PM