Utah District Auditions, Metropolitan Opera National Council

Young opera singers from around the United States, Canada, Puerto Rico, and Mexico, will compete for $15,000 cash prizes and the opportunity to kick off major operatic careers, when the Met’s National Council Auditions launches its 66th annual auditions program this fall. Over 1,000 singers between the ages of 20 and 30 will participate in the National Council Auditions, the longest-running singing competition in the country. Aspiring singers who hope to become 2019-20 Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions Winners must compete in four rounds of auditions culminating on the stage of the Met at the Grand Finals Concert on Sunday, March 1, 2020. The first level of the competition will be held in 40 Districts throughout North America, including the Utah District Auditions.The Utah District entry level auditions will be held on November 9, 2019 in the Libby Gardner Concert Hall on the University of Utah Campus from 11:00AM to 1:00 PM and 2:00 to 5:00PM and are open to the public to observe free of admission charge. Members of the Met’s artistic staff and other professionals from the opera world judge the auditions and give each singer feedback through all levels of the competition, which includes career advice and ideas on future engagements. The judges for the November 9, 2019 Utah District Auditions will be American bass opera signer Morris Robinson, Houston Grand Opera Studio Music Director and Rice University Director of Opera Studies Michael Heaston, and Portland Opera Director of Artistic Operations Clare Burovac

Event Info

  • Presented By: Utah Metropolitan Opera Auditions
  • Dates: November 9, 2019
  • Location: Libby Gardner Hall - University of Utah
  • Address: 1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
  • Time: 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM
  • Categories: Music, Free, Discounts & Free, Classical & Opera

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1375 East Presidents Circle, Salt Lake City, UT 84112
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