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The Patricia H. Reid Orchestral Fellowships
Opera Australia invites outstanding early career string musicians to be part of The Patricia H. Reid Orchestral Fellowships for 2023.
Applications Close: Wednesday 31 August 2022. No late applications will be accepted.
Opera Australia is seeking to cast a Children’s Chorus for their upcoming production of La Bohème as part of their 2023 Sydney Summer season. This show is a revival of the very successful Gale Edward’s production that will be performed in the Joan Sutherland Theatre at the Sydney Opera House from 12 January 2023.
Opera Australis is looking for 12 children between the ages of 9-14 and no taller than 155cm to perform as the Children’s Chorus in Act 1, as well as two children for small acting roles in Act 2, who will be taken from the Children’s Chorus. Children are required to be in the treble range.
The Children’s Chorus will start rehearsals on Tuesday 13 December.
The Children’s Chorus are required to be available for all performances.
Performance dates: 12, 14, 18, 21, 24, 27, 31 January, 3, 8, 11, 14, 18, 23, 25 February, 1, 3, 9, 11 March
From 10:30am, Saturday 8 October 2022 at The Opera Centre, 480 Elizabeth Street Surry Hills.
Children auditioning will be asked to perform a short solo from musical theatre or classical repertoire. Experience singing in another language is preferable, but not required.
The Children’s Chorus must comply with Opera Australia’s Covid-19 Vaccination Policy and Covid-Safe Plan. The vaccination policy requires that all people interesting OA facilities must have at least two Covid-19 vaccinations, and booster shot if eligible and is a condition of employment. They may also be required to undergo Covid-19 testing and other health checks as part of the Covid-Safe plan, which will be amended from time to time and undertaken with parental or guardian consent.
Please contact Rebecca Mychael at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any further questions.
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