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Eugene Onegin - the cast



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The Music House,

St Mary's College,

Everest Road,


L23 5TW


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Next production:




La Traviata


Sunday, 7th April.          2.30 (Matinee) Holy Trinity, Southport.PR 9
Friday, 12th April           7.30.    Mossley Hill Church, L18
Saturday, 13th April.    7.30.  St Mary's College. Crosby L23
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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 operaviva@ymail.com, 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).


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