BROTTOPERA is a three (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 8th edition of the program, based in Hamilton Ontario, will offer:
- Paid stipend (see chart below)
- 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!
The program will offer a fully staged production of Rossini’s LA CENERENTOLA 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:
In accordance with the Province of Ontario and the City of Hamilton, BROTTOPERA requires proof of double vaccination and must be up to date on all Government COVID-19 protocols and requirements. This is mandatory for acceptance and participation in the program.
Requested Audition Repetoire
Provide 2 video recordings of arias;
- Appropriate aria from La Cenerentola, or any aria by Rossini
- Aria of your choice
Double occupancy shared apartment accommodations, with kitchen, bedroom & shared washroom, provided by BROTTOPERA at no charge. Free internet & free parking.
Cenerentola Mezzo-Soprano …… $1200
Prince Ramiro Tenor …… $1200
Dandini Baritone …… $1200
Don Magnifico Bass …… $1200
Alidoro Bass …… $1000
Clorinda Soprano …… $800
Tisbe Mezzo-Soprano …… $800
Application deadline is January 05, 2022.
Everyone is guaranteed an audtion. (recorded auditions only)
Be prepared. Please note that you will be asked for the following during the application process:
- A $50 CAD non-refundable application fee. Visa/MC and Amex accepted.
- Your resume (2-page max)
- Your headshot photo.
- Video submission (Google Docs, Dropbox, or URL)