2003 Winners and Finalists
First Place Winner
Second Place Winner
These singers appeared in the Final Audition Concert on the stage of Jordan Hall on Sunday afternoon, February 9, 2003. They were judged by Jonathan Friend, representing the Metropolitan Opera.
The first place prize is $5,000 ($4,200 from the Patrons of New England and $800: The Mrs. Edgar Tobin Award).
The second place prize is $4,500 ($3,900 from the Patrons of New England and $600 from the Metropolitan Opera National Council).
The third place prize is $4,000 ($3,600 from the Patrons of New England and $400 from the Metropolitan Opera National Council).
John Moriarty Encouragement Award (annual): This year there was no encouragement award; instead there were two third place awards.
All non-placing finalists received a stipend of $1,000, which included $300 from the semi-finalist stipend..
All semi-finalists receive a stipend of $300.