Opera Huntsville's

2021-2022 Season Auditions

Opera Huntsville is holding auditions for all voice types for various roles in our 2021-2022 season.

The primary performing opportunities include:

 

L’Elisir d’Amore, Bravo Bravo Gala Fundraiser, Opera Bytes,

and apprentice roles for

Bartok’s Bluebeard’s Castle and L’Elisir d’Amore. 

 

Scheduled auditions Date:

 

Saturday, May 15 1-3 pm

AUDITION REQUIREMENTS

 

  • 2 contrasting arias at least one Italian bel canto aria

  • Current resume

  • Current headshot 

Location will be announced upon audition confirmation.

 

To schedule an audition, email info@operahuntsville.org by May 12, 2021.

Stipends are available for lead roles in L’Elisir d’Amore. If additional funds become available, other roles may be offered stipends as well.

Opera Huntsville welcomes experienced production team members; including but not limited to, stage managers, stage directors, music directors, choreographers, fight masters, etc. If you are interested in joining the team please send an email to info@operahuntsville.org. 

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L’Elisir d’Amore

 

Music by Gaetano Donizetti

Music Director: Roberto Burton

Stage Director: Jacinda Swinehart

 

Performances will be:

April 21-24, 2022

 

This fully-staged production will be held at The Playhouse at the Von Braun Center in downtown Huntsville. 

 

Rehearsals will take place in late March and throughout April 2022. Tech week will be held April 18-21, 2022.

Nemorino - tenor. Peasant villager in love with Adina

Belcore – baritone. A soldier

Dr. Dulcamara – bass. A doctor selling love potions among other fun items

Giannetta – soprano. Adina’s friend

 

*Chorus auditions will be announced later

Note, the role of Adina has been filled. Apprentice positions will be offered for each of the five lead roles.

OH Apprentice Program

 

Performances will be:

 

Apprentice Showcase: Oct 19, 2021

Bartok: October 28-31, 2021

Donizetti: April 21-24, 2022

Apprentice Showcase: April 2022

Apprentice performers for Bluebeard’s Castle and L’Elisir d’Amore

 

Up to 9 singers will be accepted.

 

Judith - mezzo or soprano with strong low

Blue Beard - bass or baritone

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Adina - soprano

Nemorino - tenor

Belcore – baritone

Dr. Dulcamara – bass

Giannetta – soprano

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Bravo Bravo Gala Fundraiser

There will be two different programs.

Performances will be:

Saturday July 17, 2021

June or July of 2022

 

Rehearsals will take place in June.

We will offer four lead roles with additional ensemble roles:

 

Soprano

Mezzo

Tenor

Baritone

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Opera Bytes

Live-streamed mini performances of less than 30 minutes in length

 

Performances will be:

 

Nov 30 - Giving Tuesday Benefit Concert

Dec 21 - Christmas Carols & Holiday Favorites

Feb 2022 - On Love

 

For each Opera Bytes, we hold one rehearsal a week before the performance.

Opera Huntsville is dedicated to community growth by hiring 60% of local talent across each season. We open auditions to the public. We cannot guarantee production placement for every individual, however we gladly offer volunteer opportunities. Please contact info@operahuntsville.org for more information.