2017 Opera Auditions

Tosca Childrens Chorus Auditions

Young Singers of the Palm Beaches is honored to the children's chorus for the Palm Beach Opera Production of Tosca.  

This is a unique honor and a major commitment.  It is important before you decide to audition that you carefully check your calendar to ensure you can be at all rehearsals.  Absences must be minimal and we must know of any conflicts in advance.  The Opera reserves the right to release a singer for excessive absences or tardieness.  

Eligible Singers - Singers in grades 4-8, boys with unchanged voices and girls who are willing to play a male role.

Audition Date - Sunday, October 15, 2017 - 5:15 p.m. - 6:15 p.m.

Audition Requirements - Rehearsal tracks will be available by September 1, 2017

Click here to open the score

Click here to listen to audition Portion 1 Excerpt

Click here to listen to audition Portion 2 Excerpt

You must prepare the selected portions of music indicated below. 

Portion 1 :

Music begins at measure 907 (rehearsal marker 53) on page 89. 

Begin singing at measure 913 on the word “Gloria” through measure 930 on page 94.

Portion 2:

Music begins at measure 1301 (rehearsal marker 88) on page 143.

Begin singing on beat 4 of that measure on the word “Te ae” to the end.

At the audition you will be asked to sing the above portions of music in a variety of groups and alone. You will be vocalized at the beginning of the audition. Singers will be selected based on their ability to accurately perform the two selected portions of music with confidence and ability to project a full, healthy sound. 

Children’s chorus required dates (confirmed)  -** dates updated on 8/24/2017:

November 5, 2017 - 5:00 p.m.  -  Rehearsal - Kravis Center

November 12, 2017 - Rehearsal - Kravis Center

November 26, 2017 - Rehearsal - Kravis Center

December 17, 2017 - Rehearsal - Kravis Center

January 6, 2018  - 10:00-1:00 p.m.  (final music rehearsal with Greg)

January 8, 2018 - 7:00-10:00 p.m.  (first Maestro rehearsal)

January 10, 2018 - 7:00 - 10:00 (staging)

January 13, 2018 - 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. (staging)

January 17, 2018 - 7:00 - 10:00 p.m. (staging)

January 19, 2018 - 7:00-10:00 p.m.  (room run)

January 20, 2018 - 2:30-5:30 p.m.  (final room run)

January 22,  2018 - 6:30-11:30 p.m.  (tech week)

January 23,  2018 - 6:30-11:30 p.m.  (tech week)

January 24,  2018 - 6:30-11:30 p.m.  (tech week)

January 25,  2018 - 6:30-11:30 p.m.  (tech week)

January 26, 2018 - 7:30 p.m.  Performance

January 27, 2018  - 7:30 p.m.  Performance

January 28, 2018 - 2:00 p.m.  Performance

 

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