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Ryan Opera Center Final Auditions: vote for the next Rising Star!

Discover a Star at the
Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Opera Center
Final Auditions 2013

Sunday, September 22, 2013
Join us for the full day, or part of the day:

Redeem Complimentary Day Pass, 12:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Attend Part I, 12:00 p.m. - 2:30 p.m. (Baritones/ Tenors/ Sopranos)

Attend Part II, 3:30 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.
 (Basses and Bass-Baritones/ Mezzo-Sopranos)

It's time to choose the opera stars of tomorrow as more than 25 finalists audition for a spot on the 2014-15 Ryan Opera Center Ensemble.  Join us for Part I, Part II, or the whole afternoon's worth of auditions.  Stay for the final decision, PLUS, text to vote for your favorite singer and help us select the recipient of the "Audience Favorite" Award.  The Final Auditions will take place on the set of Otello,  the first opera of Lyric's 2013-14 season.

In addition to the auditionees, hear a special performance from mezzo-soprano Emily Fons, 2010-12 Alumna of the Ryan Opera Center and Prince Orlofsky in this season's production of Die Fledermaus. Our Master of Ceremonies is Peter van de Graaff, 98.7WFMT.

Complimentary refreshments provided. Valet Parking available.

Voice categories subject to change.

Read all about the Patrick G. and Shirley W. Ryan Center here!


Final Auditions are a FREE event!

Final Auditions generously made possible by the Elizabeth F. Cheney Foundation

Timing Options

Lyric patrons have the option to attend all day, just Part I, or just Part II: it's up to you! 

For more information about Final Auditions, please call (312) 827-5686.