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Wexford Chorus auditions 2024

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Audition for chorus

Wexford Festival Opera are pleased to announce auditions for vacant positions in the chorus of our 73rd Festival (18 October – 2 November 2024) on the following dates:

  • Dublin - 4th March
  • Manchester - 7th March
  • London - 13th March

Centring around the theme of Theatre within Theatre, our three mainstage operas are

  • Le maschere (1901) by Mascagni
  • The Critic (1916) by Stanford
  • Le convenienze ed inconvenienze teatrali (1827) by Donizetti

Chorus sopranos and mezzos are involved in one mainstage show; tenors and basses in three.

There are also two chamber 'Pocket Operas', to be cast from the chorus: Alberto Caruso's Lady Gregory in America, on a libretto by Colm Tóibín, and William Niall Morris' Puccini: Man of Theatre.

Contracts will run from 11 September - 2 November 2024.

Singers are expected to remain in Ireland for the duration.

How to apply?

To apply for an audition, please complete the form linked below.

Then email your CV (including headshot, with the following file name: Name_Surname_Voicepart_CV) as a PDF to by 6 pm on Wednesday, 21 February 2024.

There is no need to include an additional cover letter in your email.

We actively encourage applicants from diverse backgrounds.