Yuriy has won 1st place and Grand prize in 2013 Monastero Foundation Bel Canto Competition.
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.