NYIOP Casting Auditions - Cluj-Napoca, Romania

hosted by Romania National Opera Cluj-Napoca

3 - 5 July 2018
Romanian National Opera, Cluj-Napoca 
Registration Deadline is EXTENDED - All Spaces Available Until Full
Fee: EUR350

**Again - we have just received even MORE repertoire needs, so the registration will remain open until all spaces are filled.  After that time, there will be no additional spaces opened and a waiting list will be created**

For our LAST Casting Auditions of the 2017-18 season, we are honored to be hosted on the STAGE of the National Opera in Cluj-Napoca, Romania!  This is our BIGGEST session of the year and also our FIRST-EVER NYIOP in Romania!

Pianist will be provided at an additional fee, paid in cash directly to the pianist.

Theaters Confirmed:
  • Canadian Opera Company Toronto

  • Deutsche Oper Berlin

  • Theater Detmold

  • Israeli Opera Tel Aviv

  • Teatro Nacional de Santiago, Chile

  • Romanian National Opera Cluj-Napoca

  • Semperoper Dresden

  • Wiener Staatsoper

  • NEW - Romanian National Opera Iasi

  • NEW - Romanian National Opera Craiova

List will be updated here as confirmed and is subject to change

We also expect to have a number of international artist management representatives present at the project.

Repertoire Needed

Here is a list of the repertoire we have received from a few of the theaters confirmed to attend.  This is not a complete list and will be updated as we receive new information.

It is also important to note that MANY times in the past we have seen artists offered contracts for roles and productions that are not on the lists received before the auditions.

  • **NEW** Lyric Tenor - Tamino, Lenski, Ferrando, Hans (Bartered Bride)

  • **NEW** Character Tenor - Monostatos, Gaston, Normanno

  • **NEW** Lyric Soprano - Pamina, Gretel, Susanna, Micaela, Musetta

  • **NEW** Mezzosoprano - Carmen, Rosina, Dorabella, Cherubino, Suzuki

  • **NEW** Bass - Sarastro, Gremin

  • **NEW** Tenor and Bass for Young Ensemble

  • **NEW** Scarpia (Tosca

  • **NEW** Carmen (title role)

  • **NEW** Susanna (role)

    PLUS Most or All Leading and Comprimario Roles in Productions of:

  • Forza del Destino

  • Madama Butterfly

  • Tosca

  • Idomeneo

  • Don Giovanni

  • Parsifal

  • Nozze di Figaro

  • Die Zauberflöte

  • Wozzeck

  • Medea

  • Otello (cover for title role)

  • Andrea Chenier

  • Carmen

  • Cosi fan tutte

  • Die Entführung aus dem Serail

  • Die Zauberflöte

  • Elektra

  • Faust

  • Fiery Angel

  • Flying Dutchman

  • Hoffmann

  • Il Barbiere di Siviglia

  • La Traviata

  • Lucia di Lammermoor

  • Nabucco

  • Nozze di Figaro

  • Pagliacci

  • Rigoletto

  • Salome

  • Tosca

  • Turandot


** There is a great interest in dramatic spinto roles across all voice types.

** One theater coming has a repertoire and number of performances so vast that they write that they are literally looking for almost everything.

** There are also spaces available in several Young Artist Studios for artists under 30.  These positions are paid and the singers receive training as well as experience singing small roles on stage in the theater.

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FAQs regarding THIS Project

Info about traveling to CLUJ-NAPOCA -


It is VERY easy to get to and from Cluj for very little money from most of the major EU cities - it is served by Lufthansa and Tarom but also with WizzAir and BlueAir where you can get there and back from most major EU cities for usually around EUR100.  


The hotels are also very affordable and the theater is in the center of the very beautiful town.