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Lisette Oropesa

Notable winners of this awards include: Michael Maniaci (2002), Sarah Coburn (2004), Lisette Oropesa (2007).
In 2019, she won two of the largest prizes given to opera singers in the United States, The Richard Tucker Award and the Beverly Sills Award.

Michael Maniaci

Notable winners of this awards include: Michael Maniaci (2002), Sarah Coburn (2004), Lisette Oropesa (2007).
He is a winner of the 2002 Sara Tucker Study Grant and the 2002 Shoshana Foundation Career Grant.

John Keyes (tenor)

John Keyes
Notable winners of this awards include: June Anderson, Brian Asawa, Harolyn Blackwell, Stephanie Blythe, Christine Goerke, Susan Graham, Nathan Gunn, Jerry Hadley, John Keyes, Chris Merritt, Kelley Nassief, Stephanie Novacek, and Chad Shelton.
In 1990 he won an international singing competition in San Antonio and was awarded the Richard Tucker Career Grant.

Brian Asawa

Notable winners of this awards include: June Anderson, Brian Asawa, Harolyn Blackwell, Stephanie Blythe, Christine Goerke, Susan Graham, Nathan Gunn, Jerry Hadley, John Keyes, Chris Merritt, Kelley Nassief, Stephanie Novacek, and Chad Shelton.
In 1993, Asawa was awarded a career grant from the Richard Tucker Music Foundation and made his debut at the Santa Fe Opera as Arsamene in Handel's Xerxes.

Ailyn Pérez

Ailyn Perez
In 2012, Ailyn Pérez was named as the winner of the Richard Tucker Award, making her the first Hispanic singer to receive the award.
She is a 2019 Opera News Awards Honoree, and the winner of the 2012 Richard Tucker Award.

Diana Soviero

Diana Soviero (born March 19, 1946 in Jersey City) is an American operatic soprano of international stature, a recipient of the Richard Tucker Award in 1979.

Christine Goerke

Notable winners of this awards include: June Anderson, Brian Asawa, Harolyn Blackwell, Stephanie Blythe, Christine Goerke, Susan Graham, Nathan Gunn, Jerry Hadley, John Keyes, Chris Merritt, Kelley Nassief, Stephanie Novacek, and Chad Shelton.
She won the Robert Jacobson Study Grant in 1994, an ARIA award in 1996, and a George London Award in 1996, and a Richard Tucker Career Grant in 1997.

Chad Shelton

Notable winners of this awards include: June Anderson, Brian Asawa, Harolyn Blackwell, Stephanie Blythe, Christine Goerke, Susan Graham, Nathan Gunn, Jerry Hadley, John Keyes, Chris Merritt, Kelley Nassief, Stephanie Novacek, and Chad Shelton.
In 2000 he was awarded a Richard Tucker Career Grant.

Richard Leech (tenor)

Richard Leech
Richard Leech (born March 26, 1957) is an American operatic tenor, recipient of the Richard Tucker Award in 1988, and particularly associated with lyric roles of the Italian and French repertories.

Susan Dunn

In 1983, Dunn won three more honors including the coveted Richard Tucker Award, Chicago's WGN-Illinois Opera Competition and the Dallas Morning News' G.B. Dealey Award.

Richard Tucker

Tucker
The Richard Tucker Music Foundation, founded in 1975, carries the name of Richard Tucker.
Shortly after his death, the Richard Tucker Music Foundation was established by his widow, sons, colleagues, and friends, "to perpetuate the memory of America's greatest tenor through projects in aid of gifted young singers".

Renée Fleming

Renee Fleming
A National Medal of Arts, Richard Tucker Award, and Fulbright Lifetime Achievement Medal winner, she regularly performs in opera houses and concert halls worldwide.

Stephanie Novacek

Notable winners of this awards include: June Anderson, Brian Asawa, Harolyn Blackwell, Stephanie Blythe, Christine Goerke, Susan Graham, Nathan Gunn, Jerry Hadley, John Keyes, Chris Merritt, Kelley Nassief, Stephanie Novacek, and Chad Shelton.
The recipient of numerous honors, Novacek was awarded a Richard F. Gold Career Grant in 1997 by the Shoshana Foundation, a Sullivan Foundation Grant in 1999, and in 2000 she won a Richard Tucker Career Grant.

Patricia Racette

A winner of the Richard Tucker Award in 1998, she has been a regular presence at major opera houses internationally.

Deborah Voigt

In the same month, she won the coveted Richard Tucker Award from the Richard Tucker Music Foundation.

Aprile Millo

A. Millo
Shortly thereafter Millo won two major awards for classical singers: the coveted Richard Tucker Award (1985) and the Maria Callas Foundation Award (1986).

Harolyn Blackwell

Harolyn M. Blackwell
Notable winners of this awards include: June Anderson, Brian Asawa, Harolyn Blackwell, Stephanie Blythe, Christine Goerke, Susan Graham, Nathan Gunn, Jerry Hadley, John Keyes, Chris Merritt, Kelley Nassief, Stephanie Novacek, and Chad Shelton.
Early on in her career she won Baltimore Opera's Puccini Foundation Award, was a winner of the WGN-Illinois Opera Guild "Audition of the Air", was awarded two Career Grants from the Richard Tucker Music Foundation, and the Alumna of the Year Award from Catholic University.

Paul Groves (tenor)

Paul Groves
In 1991 he won the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions and in 1995 he won the prestigious Richard Tucker Award.

Stephanie Blythe

Blythe
Notable winners of this awards include: June Anderson, Brian Asawa, Harolyn Blackwell, Stephanie Blythe, Christine Goerke, Susan Graham, Nathan Gunn, Jerry Hadley, John Keyes, Chris Merritt, Kelley Nassief, Stephanie Novacek, and Chad Shelton.

John Relyea

John Relyea (born 1972 in Toronto) is a Canadian bass-baritone opera singer and winner of the 2003 Richard Tucker Award.