A STAR (OF THE OPERA) IS BORN!
Metropolitan Opera Western Regional Auditions Finals to take place
Saturday, October 23, 2010 – 1 p.m.
Zipper Concert Hall at The Colburn School.
The roster of renowned singers whose early careers involved competing in the Metropolitan Opera Western Regional Audition Finals includes Leona Mitchell, Sondra Radvanovsky and Deborah Voigt. Those wishing to hear the upcoming generation of opera stars are invited to attend the 2010-2011 Western Regional Audition Finals on Saturday, October 23.
“The purpose of the auditions is to discover exceptionally talented opera singers and assist them in their development,” explains Molly Siefert, Western Regional Director.
Judges who will hear the singers participating in the auditions on October 23 are-
Christopher Hahn, General Director – Pittsburgh Opera
Gianni Rolandi, Director – Young Artists Program, Lyric Opera of Chicago
Christopher Macatsoris, Music Director – Academy of Vocal Arts (AVA), Philadelphia
Tickets for the Metropolitan Opera Western Regional Audition Finals are available for $35/person. Call (626) 285-3688 or (818) 240-6464. Zipper Concert Hall is located on the campus of The Colburn School at 200 South Grand, Los Angeles (90012) —diagonally across the street from Walt Disney Hall.
For more information about the National Council Auditions Program, visit www.metoperafamily.org/metopera/auditions/national.