Madama Butterfly by Giacomo Puccini | Iolanthe by Gilbert & Sullivan
Monday, November 6, 2023. 6pm - 9pm by appointment at the Wang Opera Center
Adult Chorus (Men and Women, ages 16+)
Those auditioning should prepare one vocal solo of their choice and bring accompanying sheet music. The audition process will last approximately 10 minutes and will include the vocal solo, a range check, and a harmony check. The Wang Opera Center is located at 2408 Linwood Ave. Naples, FL 34112.
In the 2023-24 season, the chorus will perform in Madama Butterfly, and Iolanthe. Choristers may perform in one or both productions. Rehearsals are held on Monday evenings from 7:00pm - 9:30pm and on Saturdays from 10:00am - 12:30pm beginning in November. No experience in opera is required for volunteer positions. Paid positions may be available for those with professional training and experience.
Contact Robin Frank, Chorusmaster, at RFrank@operanaples.org to schedule an audition.
Iolanthe - February 3-4 at The Wang Opera Center. Performed in English with piano.
Madama Butterfly - March 8 and 10 at Cambier Park, Festival Under the Stars. Performed in Italian with orchestra.
Opera Naples Youth Company
Opera Naples is excited to announce opportunities for youth, ages 7-18, to join the Opera Naples Youth Company. Members of the Youth Company grow as young musicians through choral and solo singing and perform in various events throughout Opera Naples' season. The youth company explores music from a range of genres including selections from opera, musical theater, popular songs, and folk songs, and many events qualify for volunteer hours. No prior experience or training is required.
Registration is now open for the Winter sessions!