The University of Cincinnati College-Conservatory of Music

CCM Opera 2011-12 Audition Information

Please read the following information about the CCM Opera auditions for the 2011-12 season.

TIME AND DATE: Monday September 26th & Tuesday September 27th from 4:00pm – 10:00pm in Corbett Auditorium.

Rehearsals with singers and accompanists will be held the September 17th – 20th and your accompanist time will be assigned to you after September 12th. Prepare only what you wish to audition for.

Audition repertoire for the 2011/2012 CCM OPERA Season

FALL OPERA STUDIO: Opera Fusion: New Works

One American Contemporary Song or Aria

WINTER MAIN STAGE OPERA: Don Giovanni

Don Giovanni
Finch’ han dal vino
Deh vieni alla finestra

Donn’ Anna
Or sai chi l’onore
Non mi dir: with Recit

Donn’ Elvira
Ah fuggi il traditor
Mi tradi: with Recit, entire aria

Don Ottavio
Il mio tesoro

Leporello
The catalog aria

Masetto
Ho Capito

Zerlina
Batti, batti

Commendatore
Banquo’s aria from Macbeth or similar bass aria with a sustained top E natural

WINTER STUDIO OPERA: La Tragédie de Carmen

Carmen
Seguidilla

Don José
La Fleur

Micaëla
Je dis

Escamillo
Toreador

* be prepared to speak the aria in French as part of the audition.

SPRING MAIN STAGE OPERA: The Rakes Progress

Tom Rakewell
Act One
Fig 27 Aria: Here I stand

Anne Trulove
Act One
Fig 180 Aria: No Word From Tom (With Cabaletta)

Nick Shadow
Act Three Scene Two
Fig 201 I burn I Burn I Freeze.

Sellem
Act Three Scene One
Fig 43 Recit: Ladies both Fair and Gracious
Fig 52 Aria: Who Hears me Knows me —

Baba the Turk
Act Two Scene Three
Fig 157 Recit: As I was Saying
Fig 170 Aria: Scorned Abused Neglected

SPRING STUDIO OPERA: La Cenerentola

Roles:
Cenerentola, Don Magnifico, Don Ramiro, Dandini, Alidoro, Clorinda, Tisbe
Please prepare the aria of the role you wish to be considered for.

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