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No doubting Thomas as British bass overtakes the baritones

The final of the Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition at the NCH held all sorts of surprising turns

10th February, 2019
William Thomas, winner of the Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition Pic: Frances Marshall

Well, I wasn’t expecting that! I’m referring to the final of the Veronica Dunne International Singing Competition at the NCH, which held all sorts of surprising turns. Music competitions can make you feel dizzy at times.

For instance, we had our first male winner in the contest’s history – just one female singer out of six contestants made the final. Not a single tenor was to be seen or heard, nor...

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