Collegium Vocale Gent is organising auditions for excellent choral singers and young soloists born after 1980, with an interest in all voice types, with a high grade of musicality, flexibility and experience in ensemble singing. Our main focus is the romantic repertoire, but singers interested in our polyphony, baroque and contemporary projects are also welcome.
Find out when, where, how!
The next auditions in 2023 will take place in :
London (UK) 11-12 May 2023 > venue: Craxton Studios 14, Kidderpore Avenue, London
Basel (CH) 16-17 June 2023 > venue: Sigrist Kirche St. Theodor Claragraben 43, Basel
Berlin (DE) 25-27 September 2023 > venue: to be announced
Gent (BE) 06-08 November 2023 > venue: to be announced
They will be judged by Dominique Verkinderen and Matthias Lutze .
More information & contact: Dominique Verkinderen > firstname.lastname@example.org
APPLICATIONS FOR AUDITIONS
If not done already, the applicants are requested to send the following information and material to email@example.com
You will be required to prepare:
1. An aria of your choice by J.S.Bach or G.F.Handel (at your chosen pitch of A=440 or 415 Hz)
2. A Lied of your choice from the romantic German repertoire (countertenors can sing a song by Dowland or Purcell for example).
3. For choir and ensemble singers – the motet ‘Singet dem Herrn’ BWV 225 by J.S.Bach (only the final part, from bar 256).
4. Soloists are requiered to sing an additional aria from the romantic repertoire.
Please note: Piano A = 440 or A = 415 for baroque repertoire
Readable and well organised scores must be sent by normal, unregistered mail to the accompanist at least 4 weeks before the auditions:
Professor Jonathan Alder | Stubenrauchstraße 4, 12161 Berlin | Germany
Please write on the scores whether you want 415/440 Hz
Collegium Vocale Gent
Dominique Verkinderen – casting and auditions
t +32 9 265 90 54 | m +32 475 97 67 97