Comprimario and Chorus Auditions for The Magic Flute

Audition Announcement

Opera Maine announces auditions for its July 2019 production of Mozart’s The Magic Flute. We seek local singers for comprimario roles and chorus in a fully-staged production sung in German with English dialogue. Live auditions will be held on Friday, February 1, between 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m. at Williston Immanuel – 156 High Street, Portland, Maine

To request an audition, email operamainechorus@gmail.com, subject “Magic Flute auditions”. Please include a resume and/or tell us about your musical training. If you cannot attend the auditions but would like to be considered, please include a high-quality video to act as your audition.

Auditions are by appointment. There is no fee to audition. Accompanist provided.

Audition requirement: One German language aria or art song; one English aria or art song.

Auditions for “3 Child Spirits” will take place in April – More details to be provided at a later date

Performances at Merrill Auditorium in Portland
Rehearsal and Performance Schedule:

Late May –  Chorus rehearsals begin with chorus master Sarah Bailey
July 1, 2019 – Music rehearsals begin with Stephen Lord
July 3, 2019 – Staging rehearsals begin and continue throughout the month
Wednesday, July 17 – Sitzprobe Merrill Auditorium
Saturday, July 20 – Piano dress rehearsal
Sunday, July 21 – Wandelprobe
Monday, July 22 – Dress rehearsal
Wednesday, July 24 – Performance 1
Friday, July 26 Performance 2

Honorarium for participants is provided at production conclusion.

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