Palm Beach Opera Announces Chorus Auditions

Chorus auditions for Palm Beach Opera’s 2017 Season will be held Friday, April 1 and Saturday, April 2, 2016.

000000Banana Caramel ChampanadaPalm Beach Opera’s 2017 season repertoire includes: the annual Opera @ The Waterfront concert, Giacomo Puccini’s Madama Butterfly, Giuseppe Verdi’s Rigoletto and rounding out the season will be Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance.

Auditions are by appointment only, and applicants must complete and submit the audition request form prior to Friday, March 25, 2016. Form can be found at: www.pbopera.org/about-us-2/audition-form/

Auditions are available for men and women singers ages 18 and older. Professional singers with training and experience with operatic literature and performance are encouraged to apply. All singers must prepare two classical songs or arias, one of which must be in a foreign language (preferably Italian, French, or German), and may be asked to prepare a short excerpt from one of the upcoming operas in addition to the audition repertoire. A pianist will be provided.

Palm Beach Opera is dedicated to producing live opera at an international standard of excellence and to enriching the life of the communities it serves with a diverse offering of educational programs. Founded in 1961, the fully professional Palm Beach Opera presents main stage performances at the Kravis Center for the Performing Arts in West Palm Beach and is a proud member of OPERA America and the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County.