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 firstname.lastname@example.org, 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.