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Opera San José 2021-2022 Season Audition Notice

Opera San José is currently casting Resident Company, Principal, Cover, Comprimario, and Chorus roles for the 2021-2022 season. Vaccinated Bay Area singers are encouraged to apply for all role types, and may be invited for in-person auditions. Out of town artists for Resident company, Principal and Cover roles may submit video auditions for consideration. All audition submissions, both digital submissions AND requests for in person auditions are due by Thursday, June 10 at 11pm (Pacific).

SEASON INFORMATION

Rimsky-Korsakov’s Mozart and Salieri

Digital production
Casting for the role of Mozart, and chorus and super
Production period: 8/2 – 8/29/21

Purcell’s Dido & Aeneas

Live theater production
Casting notes: The roles of Aeneas, Belinda and Sorcerer have been cast. All other principal roles, and all cover and chorus roles are open.
Production period: 10/4 – 11/28/21

Bizet’s Carmen

Live theater production
Casting notes: The roles of Dancaïre and Escamillo have been cast. All other principal roles, and all cover and chorus roles are open.
Production period: 1/3 – 2/27/22

Bernstein’s West Side Story

Live theater production
Casting notes: The role of Tony has been cast. All other principal roles, and all cover and chorus roles are open.
Production period: 3/7 – 5/1/22

IN PERSON AUDITION DETAILS FOR BAY AREA SINGERS

To be considered for an in-person audition for the Resident Company, Principal, Comprimario, and Cover roles, please submit recordings of 2 arias from your standard audition package. If invited for an in-person audition, please come prepared with 5 arias with at least 2 languages represented.

To be considered for an in-person audition for Chorus Only, please submit a recording of 1 selection in English or French. If invited for an in-person audition, please come prepared with 3 pieces with at least 2 languages represented.

Selected applicants will be contacted with an audition slot.

DIGITAL AUDITION DETAILS FOR OUT OF TOWN SINGERS

To be considered for the Resident Company, Principal, Comprimario, and Cover roles, please submit videos of 3 arias from your standard audition package. At least 2 languages should be represented.

TO SUBMIT A DIGITAL AUDITION OR REQUEST A LIVE AUDITION