Tamara WilsonSoprano Tamara Wilson has been named as winner of the 2016 Richard Tucker Award.

The artist, recipient of cash prize of $50,000, says, “I am incredibly humbled and honored to receive the Richard Tucker Award. The Foundation has supported me since the beginning stages of my career, and to be given its top honor is amazing. I jumped around in my room for a solid ten minutes after my conversation with Barry Tucker!”

Photo: Aaron Gang