PSN Vocal Competition & Plzeň Opera House Auditions

PSN Vocal Competition

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DEADLINE: Sunday, June 10 at 11:59 pm EDT (Form below)
FEE: $50
REPERTOIRE: Each singer will offer 3 operatic arias (not exceeding 10 minutes) of contrasting styles, and in more than one language. Arias must be sung in the original language and key.

Oratorio, musical theater and zarzuela are not permitted.

Repertoire changes are allowed until the day of the preliminary round.

PIANIST: Provided by PSN

DATES:

Round One
Friday, June 29
Divadlo Oskara Nedbala, Tábor
Judges: PSN Faculty
*Only 10 will advance to final round

Final Round
Tuesday, July 3
Kaiserštejnsky Palace, Prague
Judges: Lawrence Brownlee, Rosalind Plowright, Anne Midgette 
*This round is open to the public

PRIZES:

1st, 2nd, 3rd Place: A Lead Role in PSN 2019
Audience Favorite Prize: A role in PSN 2019 

All competitors will work with Prague Summer Nights coaches, and all will receive individual feedback from the adjudicators.

Plzeň Opera House Audition

Sign Up Information

DEADLINE: Sunday, June 10 at 11:59 pm EDT (Form below)
FEE: $50
REPERTOIRE: Each singer will offer 3 operatic arias (not exceeding 10 minutes) of contrasting styles, and in more than one language. Arias must be sung in the original language and key.

Oratorio, musical theater and zarzuela are not permitted.

Repertoire changes are allowed until the day of the preliminary round.

PIANIST: Provided by PSN

DATES:

Round One
Thursday, June 21
Judges: Dr. Jelena Nosková, Tomáš Pilař, General Director of Plzeň Opera
*Only 6 will advance to final round

Final Round
Friday, June 22
Judges: Artistic staff, conductors and coaches of the Plzeň Opera

PRIZES:

The six finalists will sing full auditions on the main stage of the Opera House in Plzeň and receive full consideration for professional contracts in the Czech Republic for the 2018-2019 or 2019-2020 seasons (no guarantee of roles or offers).

Sign Up

Both the Competition and Audition are only open to PSN18 Participants. PSN signers may enter the Vocal Competition and the Plzeň Opera Audition individually, or sign up for both.

If entering both, applicants only need to pay 1 registration fee ($50).

DEADLINE IS SUNDAY, JUNE 10 11:59 PM EDT

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