Chorus Auditions 2017-18

José Luis Moscovich

General Director

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FIDELIO AUDITIONS

 

Fidelio - Ludwig van Beethoven - In German - José Luis Moscovich, conductor,  Ragnar Conde, director

 

Auditions will take place on

Wed, Nov 29, 2017 - 7 p.m. - 10 p.m. and

Sun, Dec 3, 2017 - 2 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

 

at the Holt Building (WBO's headquarters)

221 Lambert Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94112

 

Performance Dates: Fri., Feb 16  (8 p.m.), Sun., Feb 18 (2 p.m.), Sat, Feb. 24 (8 p.m) and Sun., Feb 25 (2 p.m.), 2018.

Rehearsals start: Sat., Jan.6, 2018 (see below for complete coro reh. schedule)

Chorus Master:  Bruce Olstad

 

IF YOU ARE INTERESTED IN AUDITIONING, PLEASE CONTACT THE CHORUS MANAGER - SEE CONTACT INFO BELOW

 

Audition Form

 

Audition Piece

 

Score

We will be using the vocal score published by Bärenreiter - Plate 9011-90

 

Chorus Rehearsal Schedule

 

Below are the dates for Fidelio chorus music rehearsals. We will only have 6 music rehearsals plus the stumble-thru. with the principals and conductor.

 

Sat 1/06 11 am-2 pm - tutti

Tue 1/09 7-10 pm - MEN only

Wed 1/10  7-10 pm - tutti

Sat 1/13  11 am-2 pm - tutti

Wed 1/17  7-10 pm - tutti

Sat 1/20 11 am-2 pm - tutti

Wed 1/24 -7-10 pm - Stumble-thru with  principals and conductor.

 

These are in addition to staging rehearsals and performances.  Here are the tentative dates for those:

 

Staging Rehearsals (at the Holt Building - 221 Lambert Ave - Palo Alto)

 

Sat 1/27 2-6 pm

Sun 1/28 2-6 pm

Tue 1/30 7-10 pm

Wed 1/31 evening (tentative)

Fri 2/02 7- 10 pm - Run-thru

Sat 2/03 2:30-5:30 pm - Designer Run

Sun 2/04 - 2-5 pm - Work-thru

 

Staging and other rehearsals at Lucie Stern Theatre

 

Wed 02/07 7-10 pm - Safety check and walk-thru onstage (mandatory)

Fri 02/09 7-10:30 pm - Work-thru

Sat 02/10 2-6 pm - Run-thru

Sun 02/11 2-5:30 pm - Run-thru

Sun 02/11 7:30 pm (Wandelprobe)

Mon 02/12 7:30 pm Piano Dress

Tue 02/13 7:30 pm Orchestra Dress 1

Wed 02/14 7:30 pm Orchestra Dress 2

 

PLEASE NOTE that there will be a mandatory brush-up music rehearsal in between performance weekends, on

Wed., Feb 21 - 7 p.m. at the Holt Buiding

 

If you have other questions. and to sign up for the audition, please contact our

Chorus Manager: Joanne Bogart at ChorusAuditions@wbopera.org (preferred)  or (650) 380-9532

 

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