Houston Grand Opera Chorus Auditions



The Houston Grand Opera Chorus is a professional group of diverse men and women of all professions and backgrounds. Choristers rehearse weekday evenings and weekends for each repertory period. In the 2010-2011 season, a new chorister could earn $2,000.00 per production.

The 2010-2011 season productions in which the chorus will participate are:
Madame Butterfly
Peter Grimes
Dead Man Walking
Lucia di Lammermoor
The Marriage of Figaro

The Houston Grand Opera Association announces chorus auditions for its 2010-2011 season. Auditions will be held at the Wortham Theater Center, 510 Preston on:
Thursday, May 13 7:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Saturday, May 15 1:00 PM – 8:00 PM
Sunday, May 16 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM

Auditions should include two arias of contrasting style, tempo, in original language, and by memory. Operatic repertoire is preferred, but standard oratorio selections will be accepted. Sight reading may be requested. HGO will provide an accompanist, but singers are required to bring their own music.

Singers who wish to arrange an audition should contact the Houston Grand Opera Rehearsal Department at (713) 980-8679 after April 12, 2010.