Audition for Opera Wilmington

An important part of Opera Wilmington’s mission is to identify emerging talent and help area singers, dancers and instrumentalists gain experience and develop their skills through performance opportunities.

In addition to our fully staged opera production each summer, Opera Wilmington presents several concerts and other special events during the year.

We will soon conduct auditions for our July 2019 fully staged production of La Bohème. To get an audition request form, click here.

To inquire about other opportunities, contact us at

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High Notes Blog

Bewitched by Kiri

I came to opera late. While staying with friends in Chapel Hill, I came downstairs for breakfast one Sunday morning to be met by beautiful singing coming from our host’s CD player. “Who is that?” I asked. “Oh,” my friend said, “that’s Kiri Te Kanawa.” At the time, my...

Missing Hvorostovsky

Audition When Russian baritone Dmitri Hvorostovsky passed away in the early morning of November 22, 2017, his life cut tragically short at age 55 by brain cancer, the opera world lost one of its most distinctive voices and dramatic talents. Like many of his fans, my...

Getting comfortable with opera

Audition I have been an opera lover since my teens and I knew that set me apart somehow as the very word “opera” seems to turn many people defensive. It scares them. This is still true, as a recent survey showed that a significant number of responders were worried...

Past Productions


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