Thursday, June 23, 2011

Audition for 2012 "L'elisir d'amore"

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Jeong Ae-Ree is launching her own opera company and is inviting YOU to take part! Exciting news this is indeed. The company is called New Opera Singapore and will stage Donizetti's beloved comedy L'elisir  d'amore. Here's more information :
New Opera Singapore

We are a non-profit organization comprising of a new generation of Singaporeans with a passion for Opera and Western Vocal music. We believe in the power of music and theatre to influence lives positively and we are committed in making classical music more accessible to the community. We seek to premier quality works with a fresh direction and provide a quality platform to young talents in Singapore and in the region.

Our first production will be Gaetano Donizetti's L'elisir d'amore in August 2012. We are holding open auditions soon and are inviting all interested singers and vocalists to apply!

L'elisir d'amore Open Auditions

Date: 15 and 16 July
Venue: TBC

- Please prepare 2 opera arias
- 1 of which must be in Italian
- Bring resume and photo to audition
- You may bring your own pianist but one will be provided
- Email or snail mail music together with application

Interested applicants please email
Application forms will then be emailed to you.

As it is, the unintentionally controversial soprano is using her unfortunate recent past to garner early hype for the company, landing a Sunday Times feature that will hopefully lead to more funding and sponsors. 

Think you have what it takes to be prima donna or primo tenore of a new opera outfit? Then take part by downloading the application form here!

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