Upcoming Productions, Programs and Events
The 2018 Annual Piccola Opera Vocal Competition
Piccola Opera and Opera NH will be co-producing “New Hampshire Opera Idol 2018”.
Auditions will be held on October 20 with only 40 audition slots for interested singers. Singers must prepare 3 arias (one in English with no changes allowed after submission) for the Preliminary Round. Chosen finalists will be contacted after the Preliminary Round to participate in the Finals before a live audience. Over $7,000 in cash prizes and performance contracts with Piccola Opera and Opera NH for the 2018/2019 season will awarded at the conclusion of the competition.
All auditions will be held at the Concord City Auditorium, Concord, NH and an accompanist will be provided.
The cut off date for submission to the 2018 NH Opera Idol Competition is OCTOBER 1, 2018. Interested singers should send a headshot, aria selections, resume, and $40.00 audition fee payable to: Piccola Opera, 8 North Main Street, 2nd Floor, Concord, NH 03301. All singers will receive their audition time and competition information via email confirmation after receipt of their materials.
TICKETS WILL GO ON SALE IN SEPTEMBER!
Piccola Opera Offers Opera Music Theatre Workshop
Piccola Opera will be offering a special Opera Music Theatre Workshop for any singer interested in experiencing professional musical stage performing. “This workshop is unique and a special opportunity for anyone interested in the opera/musical theatre world. We will be preparing singers to perform sections of the opera “The Magic Flute” by Mozart as well as various pieces from Musical Theater repertoire,” says Catherine Martinez, Executive Director of Piccola Opera.
This tuition based class is for singers of all ages interested in working on vocal performance
techniques including, vocal production, acting, and character development. A performance will be offered at the end of the seven week workshop which meets on Saturdays, beginning Oct. 6 at 8 N. Main Street, Concord. Tuition is $100 for the seven weeks and all students must be members of Piccola Opera to attend the workshop. A professional accompanist is provided. “We look forward to bringing the musical arts to Concord and invite everyone to visit our website www.piccolaopera.net for upcoming events. We have something for everyone,” says Martinez.
Get your ticket NOW! ($100.00 includes 7 classes)
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The Dickens Carolers on Tour
December 2018 – Locations throughout New Hampshire
Beautiful Victorian carolers will take the stage to bring the holiday season to life! We offer performances for all venues. Book early for the best dates!
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