Milnes VOICE Award

9461559Opera Legend Sherrill Milnes has contributed a significant body of work to the legacy of great singing. The Milnes Family celebrates and recognizes those who have made an extraordinary difference in the perpetuation of excellence in the art of great singing in the operatic repertoire and other classically sung genres of music.


Our 2016 Award recipient James Morris was honored at
on Thursday, February 11, 2016 at
The Harmonie Club, 4 E. 60th Street, New York City



2016: James Morris

Legendary bass- baritone James Morris is famous for his performances in opera, concert, recital, and recording. With a repertoire including works by Wagner, Verdi, Puccini, Off enbach, Stravinsky, Mussorgsky, Mozart, Gounod and Britten, Mr. Morris has performed in virtually every international opera house and appeared with the major orchestras of Europe and the United States.Read More

He is considered one of the greatest interpreters of the role of Wotan in Wagner’s Der Ring des Nibelungen , the title role in Wagner’s Der fliegende Holländer  and as Hans Sachs in Die Meistersinger von Nürnberg , having performed these roles in the leading houses of the United States and Europe, including the prestigious Metropolitan Opera.