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SUMMER FESTIVAL 2017

The Manhattan Opera Studio will be holding auditions for the 2017 Summer Festival.

The MOS Summer Festival is the first Summer Program of its kind in Manhattan. All the selected singers will have the opportunity to perform a fully staged opera with orchestra. Selected singers will participate in an aria and opera scenes concert at The National Opera Center, have masterclasses with some of the most important agents of New York City, feedback auditions with conductors of the Metropolitan Opera House, directors and managers, vocal advice, and coachings in music and diction.

In 2017 we will be adding one more prestigious manager to our faculty, improving the chances of young singers for being represented as professionals and helping launch their careers. Additionally all of our casted singers will perform in Carnegie Hall

In this edition of our Summer Festival we will be adding new performance venues with orchestra pit and larger seating capacity.

 

The 2017 Summer Festival Sessions

Session 1:  June 12th - July 11th

Session 2: July 17th - August 14th

 

casting all roles for the following operas:

Session 1

  • The Magic Flute by W. A. Mozart
  • Dido and Aeneas by H. Purcell
  • Ariadne auf Naxos by R. Strauss
  • Nozze di Figaro by W. A. Mozart

Session 2

  • Cendrillon by J. Massenet
  • Nozze di Figaro by W. A. Mozart
  • Cosi fan tutte by W. A. Mozart
  • The Magic Flute by W.A. Mozart
 

Program Location and Dates

The MOS 2017 Summer Festival will take place at The National Opera Center (330 7th avenue, New York, NY) on the indicated dates for each session. Singers interested in participating in both sessions might be eligible to do so based on their audition results.

 

Requirements

Candidates for the 2017 MOS Summer Festival must send a headshot and a resume to coordinator@manhattanoperastudio.org and submit the non-refundable application fee.

Age limit: 35 years old 

The MOS summer festival is open to singers of all nationalities.

Applicants who cannot come to New York City for a live audition will be requested to send a video with two contrasting arias, at least one aria must be in the Italian language.

 

Audition Dates 

All auditions will be held at the McKay Hall of The National Opera Center (330 7th Avenue, New York, NY)

  1. November 18th and 20th
  2. December 17th and 18th
  3. January 7th, 14th and 15th
  4. February 18th and 19th
 
 

Manhattan Opera Studio will provide an accompanist. You may bring your own accompanist if you prefer to do so.

 
 

Apply

In order to be considered for a specific audition date, please send your request to coordinator@manhattanoperastudio.org . You must submit your materials and application fee at least 4 days prior to the audition date you would prefer to attend. 

Audition Fee: 35 Dollars

Tuition

$2,600 The tuition includes all the courses and activities of the 2017 MOS Summer Festival.

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