Hear our rising stars! The Sixth Mildred Miller International Voice Competition features young professionals aged 18-32 competing for cash prizes and roles in Opera Theater Summerfest 2017. Founder of Opera Theater, Mildred Miller Posvar is one of the esteemed performers who judge the dramatic contest. Past winners include Metropolitan Opera countertenor Andrey Nemzer, Elizabeth Baldwin, and Juan Jose DeLeon. Finals will take place October 30 from 2-5 PM at the intimate Frick Art and Historical Center auditorium (7227 Reynolds St., Point Breeze, 15208) immediately followed by the presentation of prizes. Tickets are $35 (AAA discounts apply) and students with valid ID will be admitted free at the door. Enjoy an intimate reception with Opera Theater founder Mildred Miller Posvar and the competition winners in the spectacular ballroom of the former Benedum mansion, with hosts Lee Knox and Dan Smith, immediately following the presentation of prizes. A VIP ticket $125 provides priority seating for the competition finals and the private reception with wine and hors d'oeuvres. Detailed directions and parking information for the Benedum mansion will be sent to VIP ticket holders.