Auditions - Orquestra filarmónica prtuguesa
The Orquestra Académica Filarmónica Portuguesa will hold auditions for the for the performers of the opera “Felizmente Há Luar” based on the literary work of the playwright Luís de Sttau Monteiro, with music by Alexandre Delgado, staging by António-Pedro Vasconcelos and with the direction of maestro Osvaldo Ferreira.
A. Applications are open for soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, bass.
B. There is no age limit.
C. The application must be made through this link following the filling instructions.
D. Application must be submitted, containing all requested information, between April 5 and 30, 2023.
E. Auditions will be held in Lisbon (May 2nd) and Porto (May 6th).
F. The opera will be presented in 2024.
REPERTOIRE TO BE PRESENTED
Principal Sousa (bufo tenor) — governor of the Kingdom
Vicente (tenor) — police informer
Pedrillo’s Aria: “Frisch zum kämpfe” (Mozart, Abduction of the Seraglio)
D. Miguel Forjaz (dramatic baritone) — governor of the Kingdom
Marechal Beresford (dramatic bass-baritone) — Governor of the Kingdom
Police / Servant (bass)
Scarpia’s Aria: “Go, Tosca!” (Puccini, Tosca)
António de Sousa Falcão (lyrical baritone) — best friend of General Gomes Freire
An Old Soldier (baritone)
Germont’s Aria: “Di Provenza il mar” (Verdi, Traviata)
Matilde de Melo (dramatic mezzo-soprano) — wife of General Gomes Freire
Santuzza’s Aria: “Voi lo sapete, o mama” (Mascagni, Cavalleria Rusticana)
Woman of the People (lyric soprano)
Micaëla: Je dis que rien ne m’épouvante (Bizet, Carmen)
Osvaldo Ferreira conductor
Alexandre Delgado composer
António-Pedro Vasconcelos director