Opus Concert Theatre is proud to announce auditions for the existing roles in our 2018 Season:

AÏDA - by Giuseppe Verdi - Semi-Staged Concert Version - Sung in Italian

Rehearsals begin in April, Conductor - Nonna Kaler-Slutsky, 

Accompanist - Aejin Kim and Brass Quintet

Performance dates are 2 June, 9 June and 17 June (Germano's), 30 June 2018

Locations - Owen Brown Interfaith Center - Hall C

                 Columbia, MD

                 Germano's in Little Italia, Baltimore

Roles available are:  

Aïda -  Ethiopian Princess - Soprano

Radamès - Captain of the Guard - Tenor

Amneris - Daughter of the Pharaoh - Mezzo-Soprano - already cast

Amonasro - King of Ethiopia - Baritone - already cast

Ramfis - High Priest - Bass

Sacerdotessa - High Priestesses - (shared role - you sing every show, individual lines, then come together when it gets low in the voice)  Soprano Section Leader for Ensemble;  Mezzo Section Leader already cast.

King/Pharaoh of Egypt - Bass - Section Leader for Ensemble

Messenger - Tenor - Section Leader for Ensemble

All People Welcome.  Diversity is key to creating good works.

Roles & Section Leaders - Stipend Pay

Ensemble Singers - Need altos, tenors and basses.  Volunteer

*****

Amahl & the Night Visitors - by Gian Carlo Menotti - fully staged production. 

Rehearsals begin in December.  Performances are:  December 16th,  21st, 22nd, and 23rd. 

Location - Germano's & Slayton House Theatre

                Columbia, Maryland

Casting: King Melchior - Baritone 

              King Balthazar - Bass

All other roles cast.

Roles - Stipend Pay

Ensemble Singers - Need altos, tenors and basses - Volunteer

*****

All shows will be video taped - DVD

For audition - Principal Artists - Your best aria in Italian and if interested in Amahl, something in English.  Can offer pieces from the shows, reading from score.

Ensemble Artists (Chorus) - sing what ever you like that shows off your voice.

To sign-up for a time:  

http://www.signupgenius.com/go/10c084fafae22a5fe3-opus1

Bring $20 check (Opus Concert Theatre) or cash to help pay for the accompanist & room rental.

Looking forward to hearing you, and have fun in the process!  

all the best,  diana :-D

diana cantrelle, MM dramatic mezzo-soprano

artistic director, Opus Concert Theatre - Giving Voice to Great Music!

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