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2024 Opera
Gluck's Orfeo ed Euridice
NEMPAC Opera Project

The Boston Festival Orchestra's yearly opera in collaboration with the

North End Music & Performing Arts Center brings local collaborative opera to life! 

Thursday, June 13, 2024 | 7:30 PM

Friday, June 14, 2024 | 7:30 PM

Dante Alighieri Society of Massachusetts, East Cambridge

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This June, the Opera Project returns to the Dante Alighieri Society of Massachusetts in East Cambridge for an intimate, passionate, and whimsical production of Gluck’s beloved opera about love, grief, and courage, Orfeo ed Euridice. In our first ever Pride Month celebration, Orfeo ed Euridice inspires the LOVE IS LOVE theme for our season, in a modern take on this enduring classic that transcends gender.

 

Continuing our partnership with the North End Music & Performing Arts Center, this production will feature a nine piece chamber orchestra (including a harp!) with Music Direction and Conducting by BFO Artistic Director and Principal Conductor, Alyssa Wang; Stage Direction by NEMPAC Opera Project Artistic Director, Brenda Huggins; and introducing the 2024 Artistic Associate of NEMPAC Opera Project, Leo Balkovetz.

Cast Auditions

NEMPAC Opera Project and the BFO is pleased to announce auditions for the June 2024 production of Gluck’s Orfeo ed Euridice. Rehearsals will take place in Boston’s North End from mid-May to mid-June, with tech and performances in Cambridge, MA from June 9 through June 14, 2024.

 

2024 Artistic Team:

Stage Direction by NEMPAC Opera Project Artistic Director, Brenda Huggins

Music Direction and Conducting by Boston Festival Orchestra Artistic Director and Principal Conductor, Alyssa Wang

Artistic Associate of NEMPAC Opera Project, Leo Balkovetz

 

Sopranos, Mezzo Sopranos, and Counter Tenors: casting principals, covers, and chorus.

Tenors & Basses: casting for chorus only.

 

All interested singers should complete the following google form by clicking the button below. Please read through all of the following information before submitting:  We ask that you include a recent resume and links to videos of two contrasting arias, at least one aria in Italian, and one Baroque or Mozart aria.

Audition Deadline: Please submit by January 19, 2024 at 11:59 pm for priority consideration. Submissions will be accepted on a rolling basis until callback slots are filled.

 

Call Backs: Invitations for in-person callbacks will be sent out by January 22, and will be held in person February 4 at 50 Tileston Street, Boston MA from 4 PM to 7 PM. 

 

For any questions, email opera@nempacboston.org.

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