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OperaSlueth Blog Post

Click here to read a blog post from NEA Opera Honoree Speight Jenkins’ blog entitled OperaSlueth, featuring our fine singers. 

Announcing auditions for the 2015-2016 KU opera season!

Handel's Alcina.  Performance dates are: November 18, 20, 22
Double bill of Michael Torke's Strawberry Fields and Bohuslav Martinu's Comedy on the Bridge.  Performance dates are:  January 21 (Torke only) 22, 23
Fall Opera Workshop - works being considered:  Menotti's Amahl and the Night Visitors, Puccini's Suor Angelica and Puccini's Gianni Schicchi.  Performance dates:  Dec. 7,8,9,10.
Auditions will be held Sunday August 23 7-9pm and Monday August 24 5:30-8:30 in Baustian Theater.   A sign up sheet will be posted on the bulletin board next to room 306 Murphy Hall by the evening of Wednesday, August 19.

Please bring two operatic selections, one in Italian and on in English.  It is helpful but not necessary to have an aria by Handel.  It is also helpful to offer a piece that demonstrates vocal flexibility in coloratura passage.  A pianist will be provided, please bring double sided scores.  You will be asked to give any conflicts that you have during the rehearsal/production period.




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