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2024-25 Season Auditions

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Opera Magnifico welcomes you to apply for an audition for our 2024-2025 season! Opera Magnifico provides paid opportunities to emerging operatic artists (of all ages) and is based in North/Central New Jersey. We present Mozart through Verismo era operas and are proponents of the bel canto technique of singing. 

Auditions will be held May 3-4 in Gladstone NJ. Our season includes two mainstage productions as well as additional concert opportunities. Our first mainstage production will be mid-January with rehearsal process beginning January 2, 2025 and our second will be in April.

Titles under consideration include Lucia di Lammermoor, Die Fledermaus, and Il Trovatore. Productions will be performed with at least an orchestral chamber ensemble. All roles are available to perform or cover and payment is provided. While the exact stipend amount is not available at this time, it will be similar to what we have paid previously ($250-600). Artists local to the tri-state area are preferred, though limited host housing is available for select artists. Prescreening is required and auditions will be granted on a rolling basis. Application Deadline: April 15th 2024. There will be an accompanist fee due on the day of your audition.

Prescreening Requirement:

1 video, preferably in Italian

Audition Repertoire Requirements:

4+ arias or art songs, 1 selection must be in Italian. It is preferable to have at least 2 Italian selections and at least one Verismo, Puccini or Verdi aria, though not required.

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