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  • Chorus Auditions: 2022 Season


    San Francisco Opera will hold auditions in October/November for experienced, classically trained singers who are seeking a professional contract in the San Francisco Opera Chorus for the 2022 season. Positions for all voice parts will be available in the full-time Regular Chorus and part-time Extra Chorus, with a special need for Tenor, Baritone, and Bass voices for 2022 productions.


    Musical rehearsals are currently scheduled to begin in March of 2022. Performances will take place in June and early July as part of the spring/summer season, with the fall season opening in September and ending in early December. A tentative Chorus Master Schedule will be provided with any offer

  • Teaching Artists Auditions – Opera à la Carte Program 2022
    “The Magic Flute”


    San Francisco Opera Guild will be presenting in-school performances of Mozart’s “The Magic Flute.” This is a 40-minute education program, which consists of musical excerpts and spoken dialogue (both in English) using qualified professional singers in the four leading roles of Pamina/1st Lady (soprano), Papagena/2nd Lady (soprano or lyric mezzo-soprano), Tamino (tenor), and Papageno (baritone), with students from each school in smaller spoken roles.

    Artists must provide their own housing and transportation to schools throughout the Greater Bay Area, and be available Mon-Fri (9:00am-3:00pm) for the entire length of contract.