Saturday, September 26, 2020

Opera Naples Auditions

Naples’ premiere opera company, Opera Naples, will be holding local auditions at their permanent home, the Wang Opera Center (2408 Linwood Avenue Naples, Florida 34112), on August 26 and August 28 for their Chorus and the Student Apprentice Programs.

Auditions are open to adults who live in Southwest Florida with an interest in singing with The Opera Naples Chorus. No experience in opera is necessary. Those auditioning should prepare one vocal song and bring sheet music. Paid positions are available for qualified individuals.

2017-18 Season productions that involve chorus:

• Madama Butterfly by Puccini,
sung in Italian, performed at Artis Naples on Nov. 3
• L’elsir d’amore by Donizetti, sung
in Italian, performed at Wang
Opera Center on Feb. 23 and 24
• Le nozze di Figaro by Mozart,
sung in Italian, performed at Artis Naples on May 10

Rehearsals are held at the Wang Opera Center on Monday evenings and select Saturday afternoons beginning mid- September.

Children and youth between the ages of 7-20 are invited to audition for Opera Naples’ student apprentice program. There is no cost to participate in the program. Admission is determined by audition and interview.

To schedule an audition or for more information, please contact chorus master, Robin Frank, at rfrank@operanaples.org. Information can also be found at operanaples.org/auditions/. Auditions at later dates are available by appointment.

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