New York City's Premier Concert Opera Company
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.
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
Mac-Irton - Bass
**ALL COVERS ARE AVAILABLE
Period: May 18-28, 2022
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:
Keith Chambers, Artistic Director