Arias and duets from Tchaikovsky's opera Mazeppa, Rimsky-Korsakov's Snowmaiden, Rachmaninoff's Francesca da Rimini, M. Musorgsky's Boris Godunov, A. Borodin's Prince Igor, S. Profkofiev's Alexander Nevsky and others performed by the participants of the Summer festival. Accompanied on the piano by Katerina Souvorova.
Stage Director: Nicholas Olcott, Set Designer: Olga Shpitalna, Murat Tasar, Art work: Melody Greenlief, Costume designer: Emma Gorin, Producer, Conductor: Katerina Souvorova
Stage Director: Debbie Niezgoda, Set Designer: Murat Tasar, Jason Child, Costume designer: Lois Dunlop, Producer, Conductor: Katerina Souvorova
Randolph Rd Theater, 4010 Randolph Rd, Silver Spring, MD
The festival will start on June 7 and run till July 13 with the performances of Ravel's opera L'Enfant et les Sortileges on June 27-29 and Rodgers/Hammerstein's The Sound of Music on July 10-13.
The AUDITIONS for both productions will be held by appointment only. Contact firstname.lastname@example.org
For the auditions for L'Enfant et les Sortileges singers are required to sing an aria in French and an aria of their choice.
For the auditions for The Sound of Music adults and childern should prepare one or two English pieces.
To apply to auditions the applicants need to send via email the following materials to email@example.com.
2. Application Fee Children and Adults $36.50 (PayPal)
3. Headshot ( Adults) For the children we would need a picture of any kind, not a headshot.
4. Current Resume (email and bring a hard copy for auditions). Adults only.
5. Recent mp3 recording. Youtube or DVD if available. Adults only.
6. Short bio. Children and Adults
"L'Enfant et les Sortileges is performed in French. Stage director: Peter Kozma. Rodgers/Hammerstein's The Sound of Music is performed in English. Stage Director: Debbie Niezgoda.
Tuition: $1000 (Tuition is Non-Refundable after April 1.)
Housing: Limited housing for out of town singers might be available.
Venues: Rehearsals will be held in the Church in Bethesda and Randolph Rd. Theatre.
Payments: Pay an audition fee online with your credit card through PayPal. You do not have to have a PayPal account and can use any major credit card.
Audition Fee is $36.50 ( $35 plus $1.50 PayPal fee).Tuition is paid by check sent to
Bel Cantanti Opera, 13007 Prairie View Pl. Germantown, MD, 20874.
Check has to be postmarked not later than March 20th, 2013.
9:45 am - Check In.
10:00 am - Yoga session
11:00 am - Coachings sessions / music rehearsals / staging rehearsals
2:30pm - Short break, Lunch
3:00pm - Guest-Artist Event / Master Class / Performance seminar
5:00 pm - Short Break / Dinner.
6:00pm - Music Coachings / Staging rehearsals
10:00 pm - Participants released.
Each individual schedule will be different depending on participation.The schedule for the children will be 12pm - 5pm