Baroque Casting Auditions Karlsruhe

22 - 23 February 2019
Staatstheater Karlsruhe
Fee: EUR290

We return to Karlsruhe during the world-famous Handel Festival to offer opportunities to artists who specialize in Baroque repertoire. The auditions created over 10 contracts last year and we hope for MANY MORE this year.


The auditions will be attended by theaters, festivals, orchestras, ensembles and agencies who specialize in the Baroque repertoire.


It is simply THE BEST way to be heard for people who wish to be offered contracts for Baroque performance.

Attendees Confirmed:

Here is the list of attendees confirmed as of 8 February:

  • Badisches Staatstheater Karlsruhe

  • Internationale Händel Festspiele Karlsruhe

  • Theater Heidelberg

  • Winter im Schwetzigen Festival

  • Innsbrucker Festwochen der Alten Musik

  • Internationale Händel-Festspiele Göttingen

  • Il Pomo d'Oro Ensemble

  • **NEW - Festival Valle d'Itria Martina Franca

  • Parnassus Arts Production Vienna

  • Stage Door Artist Management Bologna

  • Staatstheater Mainz Germany

Other attendees likely and this list will be updated as we receive new information.

Here is a list of the Specific Repertoire Needs we have received so far - This is not a complete list from all attendees:

Specific Roles Needed:


- Bradamante in Alcina / Handel

- Calipso in Polifemo / Porpora

- Nerea in Polifemo / Porpora

- Amarilli in Pastor Fido / Handel

- Alcina in Orlando Furioso / Vivaldi

- Celleno in Orlando / Handel

- Medoro in Orlando / Handel

- Beratido in Rodelinda / Handel

- Euridice in Orfeo / Porpora


Full Casts:


- Orfeo / Porpora



A quote from one of the Festivals confirmed to attend: 


“Our main repertoire is German und Italian Baroque (17th and 18th century). We need everything.”



Ensemble Positions in Baroque Style Needed:


- Baroque singer (soprano) in style of lyric coloratura for 19/20 

- Baroque singer (soprano) in style of dramatic coloratura for 19/20 

- Baroque singer (Basso) for 19/20 

- Baroque singer (Tenore) for 19/20 

- Baroque singer (counterten. / Alto) for 19/20 


Standard Repertoire Specific Roles Needed:


- Pinkerton as a guest in season 19/20 

- Almaviva // Barbiere as a guest in season 19/20 


Standard Repertoire Ensemble Positions Sought:


- Heroic italian Tenor for 20/21 (Hoffmann, Don Carlo, Rusalka) 

- Dramatic Mezzosoprano from 20/21 on (Eboli, Jezibaba, etc.) 

- Lyric mezzo 

- Lyric Tenor


Young Artist Program Opportunities:


Positions in summer Accademia to study early and full bel canto style

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