Instrumental colour aplenty in this year's musical line-up.
The 22-year-old mezzo soprano tells us about singing Mahler and Mozart at this weekend's Bangalow Music Festival, and her future plans.
Mezzo-soprano Xenia Puskarz Thomas will use the prize worth $43,000 to study in New York.
11 young singers will compete to secure their place in the final, where they’ll get a chance to take home the Marianne Mathy Scholarship.
Xenia Puskarz Thomas gives an excellent performance in Debussy and Ravel L‘enfant double bill.