February 16, 2010

Auditions for the next new opera by Chants Libres

Montréal, Tuesday, February 16, 2010 — Chants Libres is looking for sopranos, mezzo-sopranos, baritones and tenors for its next new opera, Arias. Chants Libres is celebrating its twentieth anniversary by presenting arias from all of the 13 new operas created since the company founding in 1990. Directed by Pauline Vaillancourt, Arias will be performed on May 14, 2011 at the Monument-National in Montreal, in collaboration with the original creative teams of each production, and the Nouvel Ensemble Moderne (NEM) conducted by Lorraine Vaillancourt.

Auditions for Arias:
Wednesday March 3rd, 5:00 pm to 10:30 pm
Wednesday March 10th, 9:00 am to 2:00 pm
Place: Conseil des arts de Montréal — Édifice Gaston-Miron
1210, Sherbrooke St. East, Montreal (Québec), H2L 1L9

Information and audition requirements: 514-841-2642 / creation@chantslibres.org

For twenty years, Chants Libres has been offering an operatic repertoire reflecting all the colours of modernity, and continues its tireless exploration of new techniques and approaches to the vocal arts. Working closely with creators and researchers from all artistic disciplines, the company aims to showcase every facet of the voice. Chants Libres explores opera in all its forms from chamber operas, a capella operas, operas with small ensembles, large orchestras, or electroacoustic music, while pursuing experimental, traditional or groundbreaking approaches.

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