Two lucky people have the chance to win a double pass to the 92nd Herald Sun Aria Competition at 7.30pm on Wednesday 30 October at Hamer Hall, The Arts Centre Melbourne. To be eligible, email rsvp@3mbs.org.au by 5pm Sunday 23 October with the subject title 2016 HSA and your details (Name, Email, Mobile). Please note, only the winners will be notified.

If you miss out, tickets can be purchased at artscentremelbourne.com.au

The Herald Sun Aria is Australia’s premiere competition for emerging singers. Founded in 1924 by The Herald & Weekly Times, it has propelled many well-known names onto the international stage.

The five finalists for 2016 are Bronwyn Douglass (mezzo soprano), Douglas Kelly (tenor), Raphael Wong (baritone), Jessica Harper (soprano) and Panayiota (Pana) Kalatzis (soprano).  Each of the finalists will sing two arias accompanied by the Australian Philharmonic Orchestra.

Finalists are competing for cash prizes and scholarships totaling $60,000.