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Metropolitan Opera National Council District and Regional Auditions

Date(s) - 02/18/2017 - 02/19/2017
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

Loyola University New Orleans

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Promising young opera singers from across the Gulf Coast will compete for the chance to perform on one of the world’s most prestigious stages at the Metropolitan Opera National Council District and Regional Auditions.

The District auditions will be held Saturday, February 18 at 10 a.m. are free and open to the public. The Regional auditions will be held Sunday, February 19 at 1:30 pm. General admission to the regional auditions is $10, and free for students and members of Amici, the volunteer support group for the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. All auditions are in Louis J. Roussel Performance Hall, located in the Communications/Music Complex on Loyola University New Orleans’ main campus.

The Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions discovers promising young opera singers and assist in the development of their careers. The auditions occur in 13 regions of the United States and Canada. There are 40 districts within these regions, each providing an opportunity for talented singers to enter the auditions program at the local level.