Auditions

 

 

"New York Lyric Opera...Artistic Director Elizabeth Heuermann can be counted on to put on a
good show...Opera lovers are always thirsty for talent and there was plenty of that on stage..."
- Meche Kroop

 

New York Lyric Opera Theatre

2015/2016 SEASON

 

Upcoming Auditions!

 

Sunday, November 15, 2015 (6:30-8:30PM) &

Friday, December 11, 2015 (6:30-8:30PM)

 

If you would like to take audition LIVE or by

 RECORDING, please email us at 

info@newyorklyricopera.org 

 

 

*Deadline to audition via RECORDING

instead of live audition: 

November 1, 2015 (for December shows) 

& December 11, 2015 (for February-May shows).

 

 

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2015/2016 SEASON AUDITIONS!

Over 40 shows this season!

 

Performance venues include:  

CARNEGIE HALL, LINCOLN CENTER, SYMPHONY SPACE, DIMENNA CENTER, NATIONAL OPERA CENTER ...

AMONG OTHERS.

 

For LIVE Audition or by RECORING:
For info on how to audition LIVE or by RECORDING, please email us at info@newyorklyricopera.org or call us at (646) 755-8043.   
 

FACEBOOK: 

You can also find us on facebook under New York Lyric Opera Theatre.

 

REPERTOIRE REQUIREMENTS: 
Mainstage Leading roles: 3 arias 
Mainstage Supporting/Comprimario roles: 2 arias/art songs 
Emerging Artist Program (includes covers): 2 arias/art songs 
German Lieder/Art Song Concerts/Opera Chorus: 1 aria/ art song/musical theatre or sacred piece/lieder

 

MAINSTAGE REHEARSALS: 
Rehearsals will begin 10-21 days prior to each performance.

 

EMERGING ARTIST PROGRAM:  
The program is approximately 1 month in length (along with the mainstage performance if emerging artist is asked to cover).

 

HOUSING: 
Although housing is not provided, some affordable options may be available (at singer's expense).

 

ADDITIONAL INFO:
Audition fee for LIVE audition & audition by RECORDING; Accompanist provided for LIVE auditions. 10 ticket obligation (except for special audition shows); No pay.
 

VERY IMPORTANT:  

All singers must audition LIVE or by RECORDING at least ONCE per year in order to be considered.
 

 

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2015/2016 Season Dates & Venues 
Conductors

2015/2016 Season

 

Pei-wen Chen (Metropolitan Opera/Washington Opera/NY Opera Theatre/Regina Opera/Carnegie Hall/Lithuanian State Symphony Orchestra/Staff of Mannes School of Music)

ALCINA (11.6.15 & 11.8.15)

 

Earl Buys (Metropolitan Opera/Houston Grand Opera/San Francisco Opera/Santa Fe Opera/Florentine Opera/Atlanta Opera/Pittsburgh Opera/Carnegie Hall/Lincoln Center)

DIE WALK‹RE (11.5.15 & 11.8.15)/LE NOZZE DI FIGARO (12.12.15)

  

Richard Cordova (NY City Opera/Santa Fe Opera/Dallas Opera/Opera der Stadt Bonn-Germany/Sarasota Opera/ Florida Grand Opera/Los Angeles Philharmonic/Little Opera Company of NY/Carnegie Hall)

OPERA GALA at CARNEGIE HALL (11.14.15)/DIE ZAUBERFL÷TE (12.12.15)/ADRIANA LECOUVREUR (4.1.16)

 

Jimin Lee (Staff of Manhattan School of Music/Aspen Music Festival/Seoul International Music Festival/Seoul Arts Center/Sejoung Center for the Arts/Young Music Academy

IMPRESARIO (9.19.15) & THE TELEPHONE (9.19.15)

 

Jorge Parodi (Faculty member of Juilliard School, Manhattan School of Music, and New York University & Carnegie Hall/Lincoln Center/Lake George Opera Festival/Connecticut Grand Opera/Teatro Colon)

ANNA BOLENA (2.26.16)

 

Michael Sheetz (Metropolitan Opera/New York City Opera/ New York Philharmonic/ Aspen Opera Theatre/ Middlebury Opera Company/Atlantic Wind Symphony/ Lincoln Center/ Staff of Manhattan School of Music)

L'INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA (11.4.15 & 11.6.15)

 

David Stech (Astoria Symphony Orchestra/Orquestra Sinfonica Uncuyo (Argentina)/Boshuslav Martinu Philharmonic (Czech Republic)/New Symphony Orchestra (Bulgaria)/Ash Lawn Opera)

DON GIOVANNI (10.25.15 & 10.27.15)

 

Kristin Kemp (Opera New Jersey/Sarasota Opera/Opera Pacific/Utah Festival Opera/Florida Orchestra/ Opera Theatre of Lucca/Chelsea Opera/Kentucky Opera)

CENDRILLON (12.11.15)

 

*Conductors are subject to change at any time.   

   

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2016
National
Vocal Competition
Auditions!

 

 

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2016 National Vocal Competition

Guidelines & Application

 

Click Here for Guidelines 

 

Click Here for Application 

 

 

OVER $5,000.00 in CASH 

PRIZES!

 

National Finals

at 
CARNEGIE HALL
&
SYMPHONY SPACE
on Broadway!!!
 

Live Auditions

 

URBANA, ILLINOIS

December 6, 2015 at 
University of Illinois
 

NEW YORK CITY

December 11, 2015 
& February 21, 2016

 

NOLA Studios
 

MIAMI, FLORIDA

January 31, 2016

University of Miami

 

SAN FRANCISCO, CALIFORNIA
February 7, 2016

 

San Francisco Conservatory  
of Music

 

BLOOMINGTON, ILLINOIS
March 5, 2016

Illinois Wesleyan University
* Walk-ins are welcome

 

for ALL regional locations, time permitting. *
 

Auditions by Recording

 

Division I & II  

may audition LIVE 

or via a RECORDING for the Regional level.

 

Junior High &  

High School Division
must audition LIVE
at ONE of the Regional locations
of applicant's choice.
*Junior High & High School will audition only ONCE. The

audition will take place at the regional level.

 

 

 

 

Congratulations!

2015

New York Lyric Opera Theatre's

National Semi-Finalists,

Finalists & Winners!

 

 

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2016
Summer Music Program
Auditions!

 

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2016 Summer Music Program 
 

June 3 - July 1, 2016

 

Performances at

 

CARNEGIE HALL 
LINCOLN CENTER 
NATIONAL OPERA CENTER

 

Operas to be performed:
DON GIOVANNI  
THE MAGIC FLUTE 
LA BOH»ME
L'INCORONAZIONE DI POPPEA
LE CADI DUP…

 

*Selected performances with ORCHESTRA & STAGING*
*Weekly Private Voice Lessons & Vocal Coaching*
*Master Classes in Voice, Diction, & Acting*
*German Lieder/Aria/Art song, Opera & Choral performances*
*Audition Day critiquing auditions*
*Q&A with Casting Committee*
*Mock Auditions with Top NY Agent*
*Agent Q&A & Consultations*
Lectures & Informational Sessions:
Budgeting/Music Business/Auditioning & Performing/Role Preparation/Self-promotion
& Marketing/Music Encompassing Mind, Body, & Spirit

 

Tuition
Mainstage or Cover Role Participants: $2,595.00
Chorus/Lieder Participants: $1,995.00
(Housing not included, but AVAILABLE).


Audition Repertoire Requirements

Mainstage or Cover Role Participants:
2 arias, art songs, or lieder (or combination thereof)
Chorus/Lieder Participants: 1 aria, art song, lieder, or musical theatre song

  

LIVE auditions

 

NEW YORK CITY 
December 11, 2015 & February 21, 2016
 

SAN FRANCISCO

February 7, 2016
 

BLOOMINGTON, ILLINOIS 

March 5, 2016
 

Deadline to audition by

RECORDING: 
March 5, 2016
For more information: (646) 755-8043 or info@newyorklyricopera.org

 

 

 

 
 

 

AUDITIONS!

 

Friday, December 11, 2015 

7:30-9:30PM

NOLA Studios

244 W. 54th Street,

11th floor

NYC

 

 

 

 

NY Lyric  

celebrates its

250th  show!

This October! 

 

 

 

 

Performance venues 

include:

CARNEGIE HALL

LINCOLN CENTER

SYMPHONY SPACE

DIMENNA CENTER

NATIONAL OPERA CENTER

...AMONG OTHERS

 

 

 

 

Selected performances with
orchestra!


 
 

Over

40 shows 
this season

 

 

 

 

HERE'S WHAT 

PEOPLE ARE SAYING ABOUT THE 

NY LYRIC...


 

"...This is an experience I will never forget, singing with you [NYLOT] in such an historic place..." 

- A. Curling 


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"Making my Carnegie Hall debut was a life long dream for me. Thank you for giving me so many incredible singing opportunities including my Lincoln Center debut.."  

- S. McCarthy 

  

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"It has been an honor to work under you in this production. Thank you so much for your direction, great advice, and organization. - I. Conrad 

 

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"...deepest gratitude for the opportunity to take part in the Emerging Artist Program. I have learned so much about myself as a performer & it helped me to get clarity...[of] achieving my goals.  

- M. Rubin 

 

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"I cannot thank you enough for this beyond incredible opportunity and amazing growing experience..."  

- J. Doolan  

 

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"I had a wonderful experience...and the casts were excellent musicians & colleagues." - M. Lazyan 

 

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"I had a fantastic experience working with you & this company...and feel I have truly grown..." - A. Penchuk 

 

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"It's been a great experience working with NY Lyric Opera Theatre..." - T. Bourne 

 

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"Thank you for this wonderful performing opportunity..."

-  A. Szpak 

 

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"...thank you for giving me the opportunity to sing...It has been such a pleasure..." - T. Cottarel 

 

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 "...Thank you for providing me with this great opportunity..." - C. Kim 

     

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"It was such a wonderful thing to be able to perform...in such a great space with a wonderful conductor and coach..." - B. Argiro

 

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"...thank you for your support again and every time I learn a lot when I sing with NYLOT..." - H. Cho  

 

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"It was such a great pleasure to sing with NYLOT..." - N. Soma 


 

 

2016 National Competition Regional
Locations:
 
NEW YORK CITY
 
SAN FRANCISCO
 
MIAMI
 
URBANA
 
BLOOMINGTON

 

 

 

 

National
Finals
at
CARNEGIE HALL
&
SYMPHONY SPACE
on Broadway

 

 

 

 

OVER
$5,000.00
in
CASH
PRIZES!

 

 

Four
Age Categories:

Junior High: 10-14
High School: 13-19 
Division I: 18-26
Division II: 27-35

 

 

 

 

San Francisco
Conservatory
of Music
will host
Western
Division!

 

 

University
of Miami
will host
Southern
Division!

 

 

 

 

University
of Illinois
&
Illinois
Wesleyan
University
to host
Midwestern
Division!

 

 

 

 

NOLA Studios
will host
Northern
Division
in
New York City!
 

 

 

 

Competition
Prizes
 
Junior High:
 1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Winners perform at Symphony Space on Broadway
 
High School:
1st, 2nd & 3rd Place Winners perform at Symphony Space on Broadway
 
Division I:
1st Prize: $1,000
2nd Prize: $500
3rd Prize: $250
 
Division II:
1st Prize: $2,000
2nd Prize: $1,000
3rd Prize: $500

 

 

 

 

Competition Audition Repertoire
Requirements:
 
Junior High:
1 aria or art song or musical theatre song
 
High School:
1 aria or art song or musical theatre song
 
Division I:
3 arias/art songs in at least 2 contrasting languages
 
Division II:
5 arias: in at least 3 contrasting languages

 

 

AUDITIONS!
For information on how to audition LIVE or via RECORDING,  
please email us at info@newyorklyricopera.org or call (646) 755-8043.
Walk-ins are welcome, time permitting.

 

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