Auditions

CHORUS REHEARSAL SCHEDULE 2016-2017 SEASON

Flying Dutchman rehearsals begin September 20 (Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Saturday morning and afternoon.  Tech rehearsals are evening) with performances on November 12, 17, 20, 2016.

9/20/2016 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Musical Opera Center
9/22/2016 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Musical Opera Center
9/24/2016 10 a.m.-Noon (Women) / 2 p.m.-4 p.m. (Men) Musical Opera Center
9/27/2016 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Musical Opera Center
9/29/2016 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Musical Opera Center
10/4/2016 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Musical Opera Center
10/6/2016 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Musical Opera Center
10/11/2016 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Musical Opera Center
10/13/2016 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Musical Opera Center
10/18/2016 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Musical Opera Center
10/20/2016 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Staging Opera Center
10/22/2016 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Staging Opera Center
10/22/2016 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Staging Opera Center
10/25/2016 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Staging Opera Center
10/27/2016 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Staging Opera Center
10/29/2016 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Staging Opera Center
10/29/2016 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Staging Opera Center
11/1/2016 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Staging Opera Center
11/3/2016 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. Room Run Opera Center
11/5/2016 Call Time: 1:45 p.m. — 2 p.m. – 5:15 p.m. Sitzprobe Long Center
11/6/2016 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. Piano Tech Long Center
11/7/2016 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. Piano Tech Long Center
11/8/2016 Call Time: 6 p.m. — 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. Piano Dress Long Center
11/9/2016 Call Time: 6 p.m. — Curtain: 7 p.m. Orchestra Dress Long Center
11/10/2016 Call Time: 6 p.m. — Curtain: 7 p.m. Orchestra Dress Long Center
11/12/2016 Call Time: 6:30 p.m. — Curtain: 7:30 p.m. Performance I Long Center
11/17/2016 Call Time: 6:30 p.m. — Curtain: 7:30 p.m. Performance II Long Center
11/20/2016 Call Time: 2 p.m. — Curtain: 3 p.m. Performance III Long Center

Daughter of the Regiment rehearsals begin on November 29 (Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Saturday morning and afternoon.  Tech rehearsals are evening) with performances on January 28, February 1, 5, 2017

11/29/2016 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Musical Opera Center
12/1/2016 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Musical Opera Center
12/6/2016 7 p.m.-10 p.m. Musical Opera Center
12/8/2016 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Musical Opera Center
12/13/2016 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Musical Opera Center
12/15/2016 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Musical Opera Center
1/3/2017 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Musical Opera Center
1/5/2017 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Staging Opera Center
1/7/2017 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Staging Opera Center
1/7/2017 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Staging Opera Center
1/10/2017 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Staging Opera Center
1/12/2017 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Staging Opera Center
1/14/2017 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Staging Opera Center
1/14/2017 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Staging Opera Center
1/17/2017 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Staging Opera Center
1/19/2017 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. Room Run Opera Center
1/21/2017 Call Time: 1:45 p.m. — 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Sitzprobe Long Center
1/22/2017 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. (TBD) Piano Tech Long Center
1/23/2017 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. Piano Tech Long Center
1/24/2017 Call Time: 6 p.m. — 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. Piano Dress Long Center
1/25/2017 Call Time: 6 p.m. — Curtain: 7 p.m. Orchestra Dress Long Center
1/26/2017 Call Time: 6 p.m. — Curtain: 7 p.m. Orchestra Dress Long Center
1/28/2017 Call Time: 6:30 p.m. — Curtain: 7:30 p.m. Performance I Long Center
2/2/2017 Call Time: 6:30 p.m. — Curtain: 7:30 p.m. Performance II Long Center
2/5/2017 Call Time: 2 p.m. — Curtain: 3 p.m. Performance III Long Center

Madame Butterfly rehearsals begin on March 21 (Tuesday and Thursday evenings and Saturday morning and afternoon.  Tech rehearsals are evening) with performances on April 29, May 4, 7, 2017.

3/21/2017 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Musical Opera Center
3/23/2017 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Musical Opera Center
3/28/2017 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Musical Opera Center
3/30/2017 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Musical Opera Center
4/4/2017 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Musical Opera Center
4/6/2017 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. Musical Opera Center
4/11/2017 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Staging Opera Center
4/13/2017 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Staging Opera Center
4/15/2017 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. Staging Opera Center
4/15/2017 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. (TBD) Staging Opera Center
4/18/2017 7 p.m. – 10 p.m. Staging Opera Center
4/20/2017 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. Room Run Opera Center
4/22/2017 Call Time: 1:45 p.m. — 2 p.m. – 5 p.m. Sitzprobe Long Center
4/24/2017 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. (TBD) Piano Tech Long Center
4/25/2017 Call Time: 6 p.m. — 7 p.m. – 11 p.m. Piano Dress Long Center
4/26/2017 Call Time: 6 p.m. — Curtain: 7 p.m. Orchestra Dress Long Center
4/27/2017 Call Time: 6 p.m. — Curtain: 7 p.m. Orchestra Dress Long Center
4/29/2017 Call Time: 6:30 p.m. — Curtain: 7:30 p.m. Performance I Long Center
5/4/2017 Call Time: 6:30 p.m. — Curtain: 7:30 p.m. Performance II Long Center
5/7/2017 Call Time: 2 p.m. — Curtain: 3 p.m. Performance III Long Center

 


 

 

Please contact Rebecca Graham for more information. No phone calls, please. 

Please contact Rebecca Graham for more information.

SECTION VIOLA AUDITIONS | February 11, 2017, 9:45 AM (more info)

To be eligible for viola auditions, please submit a resume to Beverly Frittelli and a refundable $100 deposit to the Austin Opera office no later than February 4, 2017.  Upon receipt, you will be emailed a link and password for the excerpts. Auditions will be held at the opera office – 3009 Industrial Terrace, Suite 100, Austin, TX  78758.

Viola Audition Repertoire:

  1. Concerto Exposition 0nly – you pick
    Hindemith
    Bartok
    Walton
  1. Excerpts from the following:

Viola

  • Beethoven | Symphony #5, Second Movement
  • Bizet | Chanson de Torreador
  • Brahms | Symphony #2, Fourth Movement
  • Britten | Peter Grimes
  • Mozart | Marriage of Figaro, Overture
  • Mozart | Symphony #35, First Movement
  • Rossini | La Gazza Ladra, Overture
  • Strauss | Don Juan
  • Wagner | Tannhauser, Overture

Excerpts are used by permission and provided for study purposes only. Please destroy them immediately after audition.

Please note: Austin Opera performs three productions a year at the Long Center in Austin, Texas. The Austin Opera Orchestra is not a full time orchestra. The scheduling for services for each production is generally spread over a 2-3 week period.  Austin Opera does not provide any housing or travel. The Austin Opera Orchestra operates under a master contract negotiated between Austin Opera and Local AFM 433.

For additional information, please contact:
Beverly Frittelli, Orchestra Manager
bfrittelli@AustinOpera.org

SECTION AND ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL TRUMPET AUDITIONS | February 11, 2017, 12:45 PM (more info)

To be eligible for trumpet auditions, please submit a resume to Beverly Frittelli and a refundable $100 deposit to the Austin Opera office no later than February 4, 2017.  Upon receipt, you will be emailed a link and password for the excerpts. Auditions will be held at the opera office – 3009 Industrial Terrace, Suite 100, Austin, TX  78758.

Trumpet Audition Repertoire:

  1. Solo of your choice
  2. Hummel Concerto, First Movement, Exposition for Solo
  3. Excerpts from the following:

Trumpet:  Trumpet 1 unless otherwise indicated

  • Bizet | Carmen Prelude, trumpet 1 and 2
  • Mahler | Symphony #2, Movement 5
  • Mussorgsky | Pictures at an Exhibition, Promenade
  • Puccini | Tosca, Act 4
  • Respighi | Pines of Rome, off stage solo
  • Rimsky-Korsakov | Scheherazade, Fourth Movement
  • Schumann | Symphony #1, First Movement, opening
  • Strauss | Dance of the Seven Veils
  • Stravinsky | Petrushka, Ballelrina’s Dance
  • Wagner | Tannhauser, Overture

Excerpts are used by permission and provided for study purposes only. Please destroy them immediately after audition.

Please note: Austin Opera performs three productions a year at the Long Center in Austin, Texas. The Austin Opera Orchestra is not a full time orchestra. The scheduling for services for each production is generally spread over a 2-3 week period.  Austin Opera does not provide any housing or travel. The Austin Opera Orchestra operates under a master contract negotiated between Austin Opera and Local AFM 433.

For additional information, please contact:
Beverly Frittelli, Orchestra Manager
bfrittelli@AustinOpera.org

SECTION VIOLIN AUDITIONS | February 12, 2017, 9:45 AM (more info)

To be eligible for violin auditions, please submit a resume to Beverly Frittelli and a refundable $100 deposit to the Austin Opera office no later than February 5, 2017.  Upon receipt, you will be emailed a link and password for the excerpts. Auditions will be held at the opera office – 3009 Industrial Terrace, Suite 100, Austin, TX  78758.

Violin Audition Repertoire:

  1. Solo of your choice – a movement of a sonata, exposition of a concerto or other solo
  2. Excerpts from the following:

Violin

  • Strauss | Don Juan
  • Mozart | Symphony #39, Finale
  • Humperdinck |Hansel and Gretel, Overture
  • Puccini | La Boheme , Act 2
  • Giordano | Andrea Chenier
  • Verdi |La Forza del Destino, Overture
  • Wagner |Tannhauser

Excerpts are used by permission and provided for study purposes only. Please destroy them immediately after audition.

Please note: Austin Opera performs three productions a year at the Long Center in Austin, Texas. The Austin Opera Orchestra is not a full time orchestra. The scheduling for services for each production is generally spread over a 2-3 week period.  Austin Opera does not provide any housing or travel. The Austin Opera Orchestra operates under a master contract negotiated between Austin Opera and Local AFM 433.

For additional information, please contact:
Beverly Frittelli, Orchestra Manager
bfrittelli@AustinOpera.org

SECTION BASS AUDITIONS | February 19, 2017, 9:45 AM (more info)

To be eligible for bass auditions, please submit a resume to Beverly Frittelli and a refundable $100 deposit to the Austin Opera office no later than February 12, 2017.  Upon receipt, you will be emailed a link and password for the excerpts. Auditions will be held at the opera office – 3009 Industrial Terrace, Suite 100, Austin, TX  78758.

PLEASE NOTE: Anyone who accepts an offer of employment from the Austin Opera Orchestra must have a low C extension, or be willing to get one before the start of employment.

Bass Audition Repertoire:

  1. Solo of your choice
  2. Excerpts from the following

Bass 

  • Beethoven | Symphony #9, First Movement
  • Mozart |Figaro Act II, Finale, Number 16
  • Mozart | Magic Flute Overture
  • Puccini | Madama Butterfly Act I
  • Smetana | Bartered Bride, Overture
  • Verdi | La Traviata Act I, Number 2
  • Verdi | La Traviata Act II, Number 4
  • Verdi | Otello Act IV
  • Wagner | Die Meistersinger Act II, Scene 7
  • Wagner | Die Walküre Act II, Scene 4

Excerpts are used by permission and provided for study purposes only. Please destroy them immediately after audition.

Please note: Austin Opera performs three productions a year at the Long Center in Austin, Texas. The Austin Opera Orchestra is not a full time orchestra. The scheduling for services for each production is generally spread over a 2-3 week period.  Austin Opera does not provide any housing or travel. The Austin Opera Orchestra operates under a master contract negotiated between Austin Opera and Local AFM 433.

For additional information, please contact:
Beverly Frittelli, Orchestra Manager
bfrittelli@AustinOpera.org

PRINCIPAL TUBA AUDITIONS | February 19, 2017, 12:45 PM (more info)

To be eligible for tuba auditions, please submit a resume to Beverly Frittelli and a refundable $100 deposit to the Austin Opera office no later than February 12, 2017.  Upon receipt, you will be emailed a link and password for the excerpts. Auditions will be held at the opera office – 3009 Industrial Terrace, Suite 100, Austin, TX  78758.

Tuba Audition Repertoire:

  1. Vaughn Williams | Concerto for Bass Tuba, Movement 2
  2. Excerpts from the following:

Tuba:

  • Berlioz| La Damnation of Faust, March Hongroise (Rakoczy March)
  • Berlioz | Symphony Fantastic
  • Marler | Symphony #1
  • Mahler | Symphony #5
  • Stravinsky | Petrouchka (1911 version)
  • Verdi | Rigoletto
  • Wagner | Das Rheingold
  • Wagner | Die Meistersinger, Prelude
  • Wagner | Die Walkϋre, Ride of the Walkϋres
  • Wagner | Lohengrin, Prelude Act 3

Excerpts are used by permission and provided for study purposes only. Please destroy them immediately after audition.

Please note: Austin Opera performs three productions a year at the Long Center in Austin, Texas. The Austin Opera Orchestra is not a full time orchestra. The scheduling for services for each production is generally spread over a 2-3 week period.  Austin Opera does not provide any housing or travel. The Austin Opera Orchestra operates under a master contract negotiated between Austin Opera and Local AFM 433.

For additional information, please contact:
Beverly Frittelli, Orchestra Manager
bfrittelli@AustinOpera.org

Please contact Beverly Frittelli for more information.

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