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June 24—July 15, 2021 COSI FAN TUTTE & POPOPERA

BROTTOPERA is a 3 week paid opera program dedicated to offering highly talented emerging professional opera singers the opportunity and experience of performing with a full symphony orchestra. As part of the annual Brott Music Festival, this 7th edition of the program, based in Hamilton Ontario, will offer:

  • Paid stipend (see chart below)
  • Accommodations
  • Performance opportunities with full symphony orchestra
  • Coaching and training experience from some of today’s top industry professionals

 

BROTTOPERA is open to emerging professional opera singers of any age ready to take on roles and perform them with full symphony orchestra. Maestro Boris Brott, one of Canada’s most decorated conductors, has a strong passion for and experience of working with singers. Don’t miss this chance….APPLY NOW!

Boris Brott

Artistic Director

Taras Kulish

Co-Artistic Director

The Program

The program will offer a fully staged production of Mozart’s COSI FAN TUTTE (in Italian), as well as POPOPERA, an opera excerpts concert, both with full symphony accompaniment. Selected singers will perform in both concerts. All singers should be of the highest professional standard when they arrive with their assigned role and repertoire memorized. Double accommodations will be provided and singers will be remunerated as follows:

COVID - 19 Information

The nature of BrottOpera will depend upon Covid-19 health restrictions. It is our intention to invite successful applicants to Hamilton for the program to take place live and in person should health restrictions allow. Otherwise the program will take place digitally.

Requested Audition Repetoire

  • 1 aria in Italian (from the role you are auditioning for)
  • 1 Mozart aria
  • Optional: 1 aria of your choice
  • Stipends

    Fiordiligi (soprano)………………………$1,000

    Dorabella (mezzo)……………………….$1,000

    Guglielmo (baritone)……………………$1,000

    Ferrando (tenor)………………………….$1,000

    Despina (soprano)……………………….$800

    Don Alfonso (bass-baritone)………..$800

    Lodging

    Double occupancy shared apartment accommodations, with kitchen (private bedroom) will be provided by BrottOpera at no charge. Free internet and free local calling are included.

    APPLICATION Deadline: December 18th, 2020

    EVERYONE IS GUARANTEED AN AUDITION (recorded auditions only)

    1. Fill out the online application form: www.brottmusic.com/brott-opera

    2. Pay application fee $50 (non-refundable)

    3. Include your resume (max. 2 pages), be sure to include the names and contact information of at least 2 references from industry

      professionals (voice teacher, coach, conductor, etc.)

    4. Include a copy of your headshot

    5. Acceptable video submission formats include Google Docs, Dropbox, as an attached file or link to a YouTube video.

    Step 1:

    Past Concerts