NYIOP Toronto Casting Audition

9 - 11 February 2018
Canadian Opera Company 
Deadline Extended - ALL available spaces online now.
Fee: $290USD

We are happy to announce our first ever auditions in Toronto, Canada and are honored to be hosted by the Canadian Opera Company!  

The auditions will be held at the Imperial Oil Opera Theater of the COC located at 227 Front Street East, Toronto, ON M5A 1E8 


They will NOT be held at the Four Seasons Center.


Many have asked for contacts of pianists in the Toronto area - here is a list of the information we have.  This does not mean that they are available, this is just a contact list of options.

- Christina Faye (available on 10th) - christinamfaye@gmail.com

- Suzy Smith (available on the 11th) - s.suzysmith@gmail.com

Theaters Confirmed
  • Los Angeles Opera

  • Theater Basel

  • Stadttheater Klagenfurt

  • Staatsoper Hannover

  • VARA Amsterdam Zaterdag Matinee

  • Houston Grand Opera

  • Michigan Opera Theater (Sat / Sun only)

Repertoire Needed

Here is some repertoire we have been given so far - much more to come over the next days as this is not from all the theaters coming:

Specific Roles Open:

  • Don Giovanni: Zerlina, Masetto

  • Fliegende Holländer: Steuermann

  • Hansel und Gretel: Hansel, Gretel, Witch

  • Rigoletto: Gilda, Sparafucile, Monterone

  • Aida: Il Re

  • Salome: Herodias, Narraboth, All Jews, Slaves, etc

  • Mimi

  • Alcina

  • Rachel/LA JUIVE

  • Aida

  • Salome

  • Tosca

  • Amneris

  • Cavaradossi

  • Florestan

  • Manolios/GREEK PASSION

  • Almaviva, Figaro/BARBIERE DI SIVIGLIA

  • Cherubino

  • Mimi, Rodolfo, Marcello

  • Ellen Orford


  • Lensky


Seeking Full Casts (all roles considered):

  • Die Zauberflöte

  • I Puritani

  • Lucia di Lammermoor

  • Tannhauser

  • Merry Widow

  • Carmen

  • Sound of Music

Ensemble / Fest Positions:

  • Soprano for fest (Pamina, Zerlina, Marzelline, Morgana, Gretel)

  • Coloratura for fest (Eudoxie, Königin der Nacht, Adele, Miss Mao)

  • Mezzo for fest (Orlofsky, Hänsel, Bradamante, 2nd or 3rd Lady)

  • Tenor for fest (Tamino, Don Ottavio, Jacquino, Oronte, Narraboth)

  • Baritone for fest (Marcello, Giovanni, Papageno)

  • Bass for fest (Angelotti, Colline, Ramfis, Rocco, Sarastro)

  • Alto for fest (Madre/AL GRAN SOLE, Marcellina, Auntie)

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FAQs regarding THIS Project

You should prepare between 4-6 arias that show you best.

You will begin with an aria of your choice (no longer than 5-6 minutes) and the panel will ask for any additional pieces they wish to hear.

A pianist may be available for use by NYIOP does not cover any costs related to the pianists.

You do not need to be available all three days.  You are free to leave Toronto after you have sung at your scheduled time.