Faculty of Music

Western Opera Audition Format

Time of Auditions:

Auditions for all productions/events during the 2016/2017 academic year will take place Monday and Tuesday evenings during the first full week of classes in September. A sign-up sheet will be posted on the Performance Department bulletin board, located on the second floor of Talbot College, across from the Music Library, on Tuesday, September 6 at 10:00 a.m.

The 2016-2017 auditions for UWOpera will be held on:

Have one aria or song prepared. Please bring your own accompanist to the audition and arrive at least 15 minutes early.

Audition Panel:

Voting Members:

*The Performance Studies Chair and all members of the voice division are invited to hear auditions in a non-voting status.

Casting Guidelines:

Repertoire for 2016-17:

Opera Scenes Gala

November 4, 5 (8:00 p.m.)
Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College

Music Director – Simone Luti
Stage Director – Theodore Baerg

Open to all Western Students

Suor Angelica/Gianni Schiccchi (in Italian)

November 18 (8:00 p.m.), 19 (2:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.), November 20 (2:00 p.m.)
Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College

Music Director – Simone Luti
Stage Director – Tom Diamond

Open to all Western Students

The Magic Flute (Die Zauberflöte) by W.A. Mozart (Sung in German with English Dialogue)

January 27, 28 (8:00 p.m.), 29 (2:00 p.m.), February 3, 4 (8:00 p.m.), 5 (2:00 p.m.)
Paul Davenport Theatre, Talbot College

Music Director – Tyrone Paterson
Stage Director – Theodore Baerg

Open to all Western Students