Thursday, April 30, 2009

Portland Opera presents a mock audition

Auditioning seems to be a hot topic lately, and Portland Opera will give you a glimpse into what goes on during an audition at a free event on Friday (May 1). Here's the scoop:

On May 1st the Portland Opera Studio Artists will share their best audition pieces, belting out glorious arias as they vie for that coveted contract in a mock audition. Bring your lunch and enjoy all the musical treats an audition has to offer and get a peek into a very important aspect of producing opera: the audition. Portland Opera’s Director of Artistic Administration Clare Burovac will host this mock audition, and Principal Accompanist Thomas Webb will accompany the artists on the piano.

WHAT: Portland Opera’s “Would you like an aria with those fries?” lunchtime presentation. May topic: The Opera (Mock) Audition

WHEN: Noon – 1:00pm, Friday, May 1, 2009.
WHERE: Multnomah County Central Library (801 SW 10th Ave) in the U.S. Bank room.

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