We will be hiring the following artists: Soprano, Mezzo-Soprano, Tenor, Baritone, Bass-Baritone or Bass and one Collaborative Pianist for the 2023-24 program.
Applicants who have been granted an audition for the 2023-24 Opera Colorado Artist in Residence Program must choose between two options:
Option 1: Live audition in New York, NY on November 30, 3022 or December 1, 2022
Option 2: Recorded audition submission, due on December 19, 2022
Live Auditions in New York, NY
Live auditions will be held in New York, NY on Wednesday, November 30, 2022 and Thursday, December 1, 2022 at the National Opera Center. A pianist will be provided. Applicants are asked to provide the audition panel with a printed list of the repertoire they will offer at their audition as wel as an updated bio and headshot. No other live audition dates will be offered.
Recorded Video Submissions – Due Monday, December 19, 2022
Applicants that choose the option of a recorded video audition will receive a list of 3 arias to record, selected from the repertoire list they provided in their application materials. The selected arias must be recorded in one continuous take and with live piano accompaniment. If it is not possible to record with live piano accompaniment, applicants must contact Opera Colorado to request an accommodation. Video auditions are required to be uploaded to YAP Tracker no later than December 19, 2022.
Information for Collaborative Pianist applicants
Collaborative Pianists who have been granted an audition are encouraged to select to audition live in New York, NY. If a live audition is not possible, Collaborative Pianist candidates may submit a recorded video audition in lieu of a live audition. Audition repertoire will be provided in advance for both live and recorded auditions.