VOBO - What does VOBO stand for? The Free Dictionary
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Vincent Osborne, founder and director of VOBO
, said: "Our aim is to make opera companies--not just the ushers at their performances--as ethnically rich and diverse as Team GB in the Olympics or players in the English Football League, reflecting the nation, not just a small part of it".
The biennial Vobos competition will scour the Commonwealth for promising black voices, with the winner being awarded a pounds 30,000 bursary to study at music school and the possibility of a recording contract.
Vincent, a charismatic entrepreneur and one-time student at Birmingham Drama School, explains how the BBCF and Vobos came about.