Gauteng Opera will be holding auditions for their 2016 season which will include opera productions and concerts, singers who will form part of Gauteng Opera Guest Artists, Gauteng Opera Soloists, Academy and Ad-hoc chorus.
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) and be matric graduates.
Candidates for junior trainee must be eligible for grade 10 in 2016.
Gauteng Opera ad hoc Chorus: must prepare one (1) aria of their choice.
Venue: Gauteng Opera offices (Cnr Miriam Makebe and Anderson Street, Ferreirasdorp, Joburg) The audition date is Saturday 26 September 2015 from 10:00. Booking is essential. All Candidates must bring the 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 an appointment, candidates need to phone or e-mail the Gauteng Opera offices on 011 026 8118 or at firstname.lastname@example.org. Information is also be available on their website www.gautengopera.org.
Gauteng Opera is an all-round performing arts and entertainment company focussing on opera related productions, concerts and events. With the slogan “Opera for Everyone”, Gauteng Opera aims to expose opera to varied audiences with different opera offerings. Driven by excellence in vocal performance and theatre, Gauteng Opera prides itself in being one of the foremost nurturers of experts and proponents for quality vocal performance and theatre practitioners.