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:

Handel                                              Alcina

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.



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.