Berkshire Opera Festival
BOF announces auditions for the Berkshire Opera Festival Chorus for BOF's summer 2020 production of W.A. Mozart's Don Giovanni and BOF's Gala Fifth Anniversary Concert. Auditions will be held for the following chorus sections:
Successful applicants will be added to the Berkshire Opera Festival Chorus roser.
Auditions will be held Saturday, April 4, 2020 in Great Barrington, MA.
Candidates must prepare two arias or art songs, at least one of which must be in Italian. There might also be sight-reading on this audition. To apply, please send a one-page resume, or a list of previous choral experience, to BOF's Artistic Director, Brian Garman, at bgarman@BerkshireOperaFestival.org before March 21. You will be notified of your exact audition time and location no later than March 25. Please note that an audition is not guaranteed.
An accompanist will be provided for these auditions at no charge.
All choristers are paid. Rehearsals will take place on selected evenings and weekends. All rehearsals and performances will take place during the month of August 2020.
The application period to audition for the Berkshire Opera Festival Orchestra for the summer 2020 season is now closed. Please contact personnel manager Deane Prouty at dprouty@BerkshireOperaFestival.org for information about future auditions.
Supernumeraries (Non-Singing Actors/Extras)
For information about how to be a supernumerary in BOF's future seasons, please write to BOF's Director of Production, Jonathon Loy, at jloy@BerkshireOperaFestival.org.