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Announcing Upcoming Auditions

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The North Carolina Opera announces house auditions in Carswell Recital Hall at Meredith College. If you wish to be considered for an audition, please submit a current biography and one page resume in MS Word or PDF format to Please DO NOT submit audio or video files with audition request. Audition dates and times:

Sunday, May 9, 7 – 10 pm; Monday, May 10, 7:30 – 10 pm; Wednesday, May 12, 6:30 – 10 pm
Please indicate if you wish to be considered for a certain day/time.

There is a $10 audition fee for all artists and a pianist will be provided, although you may choose to bring your own.  Please do NOT submit the audition fee with your request, the fee will be collected at the audition (please bring cash).

Artists should be prepared with four to six operatic selections demonstrating a variety of styles and languages. Artists wishing to be considered for the Britten must offer an aria in English, preferably from the 20th or 21st century.

NOTE: Auditions for the NCO chorus will be held separately, details will be announced at a later date. In addition, these auditions serve as an open call for artists wishing to be considered for education/outreach opportunities with North Carolina Opera for the 2010/2011 season.

The following roles are open for the 2010-2011 season, and qualified artists from the Triangle and southeast region will be given primary consideration:


Available roles: Spoletta, Sciarrone, Shepherd Boy (soprano, mezzo-soprano, or youth soprano), Jailer

BRITTEN: Turn of the Screw

Available roles: Governess, Peter Quint, Miss Jessel, Mrs. Grose, Flora, Miles, Prologue (tenor)

DONIZETTI: Don Pasquale

Available roles: Notary


Available roles: Wagner, Martha

Written by Darla

April 30, 2010 at 10:01 am

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  1. […] about me, the point is the North Carolina Opera auditions (ending on Wed. 5/12)  were done with 2 considerations that made them singer friendly.  Thank you […]

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