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An audition for Savonlinna Opera Festival Choir for the season 2020

During the rehearsal period Savonlinna Opera Festival Choir will have five rehearsal weekends in Helsinki as follows:
• 23. – 24.11. 
• 18. – 19.1.
• 7. – 8.3. 
• 4. – 5.4. 
• 16. – 17.5. 
 
The rehearsal and Festival season period in Savonlinna is 15.6. – 24.7. 
 
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 program of the season 2020
• Rossini: Il barbiere di Siviglia
• Szymanowski: Król Roger
• Bizet: Carmen
• Verdi: La traviata
 
Three auditions will be arranged
• Jyväskylä, Friday 27.9. (Jyväskylä University, M-building, Seminaarinkatu 15)
• Helsinki, Saturday 28.9. (The hall of Sällskapet MM, Liisankatu 2)
• Helsinki, Sunday 29.9. (The hall of Sällskapet MM, Liisankatu 2)

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. Helsinki)
- music education up to now
- previous experiences for choir singing
 
The registration for the audition will end on Friday, 6.9. 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 2th of September:  olli.tuunanen@operafestival.fi, +358 50 5220252