Chorus Auditions 2017-18

José Luis Moscovich

General Director

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CARMEN AUDITIONS

 

Carmen - Georges Bizet - In French - José Luis Moscovich, conductor,  Richard Harrell, director

 

Auditions will take place on

Sat, March 10, 2018 - 1 p.m. - 3 p.m. and

Wed, March 14, 2018 - 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.

 

at the Holt Building (WBO's headquarters)

221 Lambert Ave., Palo Alto, CA 94112

 

Performance Dates: Fri., May 25 (8 p.m.), Sun., May 27 (2 p.m.), Sat, Jun 2 (8 p.m) and Sun, Jun 3 (2 p.m.), 2018.

Rehearsals start: Sat, May 17, 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 Schirmer

 

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 3/17  11 am-2 pm

Wed 3/21  7-10 pm

Sat 3/24  11 am-2 pm

Wed 3/28 -7-10 pm

Sat 3/11 - 11 am - 2 pm

Wed 4/4 - 7-10 pm

Wed 4/11 - 7 pm - 10 pm

Sat 4/28 - 11 am - 2 pm

Wed 5/2 - 7-10 pn - Stumble-thru with principal;s 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 5/05 2-6 pm

Sun 5/06 2-6 pm

Tue 5/08 7-10 pm

Wed 5/09 7-10 pm

Fri 5/11 7- 10 pm - Run-thru

Sat 5/12 2:30-5:30 pm - Designer Run

Sun 5/13 - 2-5 pm - Work-thru

Tue 5/15 - 7-10 pm TBA

 

Staging and other rehearsals at Lucie Stern Theatre

 

Wed 05/16 7-10 pm - Safety check and walk-thru onstage (mandatory)

Fri 05/18 7-10:30 pm - Work-thru

Sat 05/19 2-6 pm - Run-thru

Sun 05/20 2-5:30 pm - Run-thru

Sun 05/20 7:30 pm (Wandelprobe)

Mon 05/21 7:30 pm Piano Dress

Tue 05/22 7:30 pm Orchestra Dress 1

Wed 05/23 7:30 pm Orchestra Dress 2

 

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

Wed., May 30 - 7 p.m. at the theater.

 

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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