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Phone 0151 558 1552
La Traviata Auditions
Opera Viva’s next production will be Verdi’s opera ‘La Traviata’. It will be staged at venues around Merseyside between 6th -13th April 2019.
Auditions for the rôles below will be held in the Music House of St Mary’s College on Sunday, 23rd September.
You may audition in the original Italian or in English, but the page references below are from the Schirmer edition, which will be used in rehearsals.
Role Voice type Aria Page (Schirmer edition)
Violetta Valery Soprano ‘Sempre Libera’ 64-69
Alfredo Germont Tenor ‘De miei bollenti spiriti’ 70-74
Giorgio Germont Baritone ‘Di Provenza il mar’ 109 - 115
Flora Bervoix Mezzo /Sop any suitable aria, preferably by Verdi ***
Annina Sop /High Mezzo any suitable aria showing range up to top G ***
Gastone (Viscount) Tenor/High Baritone any suitable aria showing range up to High G ***
Baron Douphol Bass/ Baritone ***
Marquis D’Obigny Bass ***
Dr Grenvil Bass ***
Giuseppe/Giuseppina Female or Male ***
Servant Female or Male ***
Messenger Female or Male ***
*** These rôles do not have arias or lengthy periods of singing. You are invited to submit any piece which shows your vocal suitability for the role chosen. (Please bring a copy of your music for our accompanist)
If you require further information, or would like to audition, contact Opera Viva by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org, phone 0151 558 1552, or visit us during a Wednesday rehearsal at the Music House, St Mary’s College, Crosby L23 5TW.
Please make sure we have your name and contact details and the part for which you wish to audition.
Non members must pay an audition fee of £20. If you are allocated a role, you must be a member to be covered by our insurance on stage. The audition fee will be credited towards your membership subscription of £70 per annum (students £35).