Call for entries: Gauteng Opera chorus auditions

South African performing arts and entertainment company Gauteng Opera will be holding auditions for their 2017 season of Opera Ad hoc Chorus in Johannesburg, South Africa on Saturday, 17 September.     

2014 Opera Auditions in Gauteng. Photo: www.stefanlouwtenor.blogspot.com
2014 Opera Auditions in Gauteng. Photo: www.stefanlouwtenor.blogspot.com

Gauteng Opera is a company that focuses on opera-related productions, concerts and events. With the slogan “Opera for Everyone”, the company aims to expose opera to varied audiences.

All ages are welcome at the auditions and the requirements for each category are as follows:

  • Soloists: Soloists must prepare three (3) arias of their choice from different operatic styles (if possible) and must include Bel Canto.

Gauteng Opera Academy Trainees and Junior trainees:

  • Candidates for trainee position must prepare one (aria). They should also be in their 2016 matric year or be matric graduates.
  • Candidates for junior trainee must be eligible for grade 10 in 2017.

Gauteng Opera Ad hoc Chorus:

  • Ad hoc Chorus members must prepare one (1) aria of their choice.

Venue: Gauteng Opera offices; 5-7 Miriam Makeba Street, Ferreirasdorp, Johannesburg.

Audition date: Saturday 17, September 2016 (from 10am).

All Candidates must bring their own sheet music on the day of the audition. An accompanist will be available on the day to accompany the candidates on piano (Own accompanist is welcome).

To Book for an appointment, candidates need to phone or e-mail the Gauteng Opera offices (011) 026 8118 or info@gautengopera.org.

For more information, please visit their website.  

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