Auditions

La Dame Blanche Auditions

 

We are announcing auditions for our upcoming concert performance with full orchestra of Boïeldieu’s LA DAME BLANCHE. We invite submissions for artists appropriate for these roles with our company. 

 

Boïeldieu - LA DAME BLANCHE  (sung in French)

Performance: Saturday, May 28, 2022, 7:00 PM

The Center at West Park

165 W. 86th Street, New York City

Keith Chambers, Conductor

New Amsterdam Opera Orchestra

 

** Concert style - Music stands will be on the stage, but singers are expected to use them only as a reference.

 

Roles Available

PRINCIPAL ROLES:

Anna - Full Lyric Coloratura Soprano 

 

Jenny - Soprano

 

Marguerite - Mezzo-Soprano

 

Georges Brown (Later Julien) - High Lyric Tenor with some movement. Could be designated a “Rossini tenor”

 

Dikson - Tenor or Baritone.  Though classified as a tenor, the role sits largely in the baritone range.  

 

Gaveston - Bass

 

SECONDARY ROLE:

Mac-Irton - Bass

 

**ALL COVERS ARE AVAILABLE 

 

Period: May 18-28, 2022

 

Audition dates: 

December 1st and 2nd

Studios 353 in New York City

353 W. 48th Street, 2nd Floor 

 

Since our incorporation in 2016, NAO has produced critically acclaimed concert performances of Fidelio, La forza del destino, Hérodiade, I Vespri Siciliani & La Favorita (named Best Opera in Concert 2018 by WQXR’s Fred Plotkin).  

 

New Amsterdam Opera offers two tiers of performance honoraria, $500 for leading roles and $300 for secondary roles.  After the performance, singers will receive select video footage from the performance that can be freely shared.

 

Please send audition materials to:

info@newamsterdamopera.org

 

Best regards,

Keith Chambers, Artistic Director