Savonlinna Opera Festival Choir is seeking new male singers for the season 2019 (the female choir is already complete)

During the rehearsal period Savonlinna Opera Festival Choir will rehearse in Helsinki as follows:
• 19. – 20.1. 
• 16. – 17.3. 
• 27. – 28.4. 
• 18. – 19.5. 
 
The summer period in Savonlinna, including rehearsals and performances will be 16.6. – 27.7.
 
The Chorus Master is Matti Hyökki.

The working period of a chorus member includes all rehearsals and performances. Each singer will sign a personal contract with Savonlinna Opera Festival.
 
The repertory of the season includes the following works:
• Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia
• Verdi: Rigoletto
• Mozart: Die Entführung aus dem Serail
• Mozart: Mass C minor
 
Two auditions for male singers will be organized in:
• Helsinki (Finland), Sunday 23.9. (Hall of Sällskapet MM, Liisankatu 2)
• Riga (Latvia) Saturday 6.10. (the exact place and time will be informed later)

Register yourself for the audition by e-mail: olli.tuunanen@operafestival.fi

Include your registration message the following information:
- name
- address
- telephone number
- e-mail address
- voice section (e.g. baritone)
- song of the audition (e.g. Mozart: Sarastro’s aria from Die Zauberflöte)
- place for the audition (e.g. Riga)
- music education up to now
- previous experiences for choir singing
 
The registration for the Helsinki audition will end on Wednesday, 5.9. and for the Riga audition on Wednesday 26.9. The personal audition time will be infomed by e-mail.

During the audition the candidate will sing an optional aria or song (max. duration 5 min.). There will be a professional pianist available. 
 
More information from the 5th of September:  olli.tuunanen@operafestival.fi, +358 50 5220252