Singers : Auditions 2018
Applications are invited from all voice types for the 2018 Summer Season
Deadline for applications: Monday 11 December 2017
For Summer Season productions 2018
Rehearsals in London from w/c Monday 16 July 2018 (although some participants will not be required until a later date)
Performances in London until Saturday 8 September 2018.
Possible repertoire to include:
Monteverdi L’incoronazione di Poppea
Stravinsky The Rake’s Progress
Wolf Der Corregidor
Handel, Vivaldi, Rameau etc The Enchanted Island - a pastiche devised by Jeremy Sams and premiered by the Metropolitan Opera in 2011
and Opera Workshops, Easter (3 - 7 April) and Summer (late-July / August) at London South Bank University
Preliminary auditions will be held in London, Birmingham, Cardiff, Glasgow and Manchester during January 2018.
Recall auditions will be held in London on 17, 18 and 24 February 2018.
Auditionees should prepare three contrasting arias, including one in English (this can be a translation). An accompanist will be provided.
Please download an application form from the list below. If you are studying at any college other than those listed or if you are not currently a full-time student, please complete the general application form.
- General Application Form
- Royal Birmingham Conservatoire
- Royal Conservatoire of Scotland
- Royal Northern College of Music
- Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama
All applications must be accompanied by a £20.00 payment towards the cost of auditions by bank transfer with a printout of the online payment receipt attached to your application form (to account name British Youth Opera, sort code 40-52-40, account number 00019314) or by cheque (payable to 'British Youth Opera'). Payments from candidates who are not selected for an audition will be refunded.