Second Round Auditions

Second round auditions will happen the day after the first round auditions. These will also be in person at the National Opera Studio in London.

You should expect second round auditions to last approximately 60 mins.

The following will be required: 

  • Two scenes from contrasting operas. These pieces can be same as the ones performed in the first round.
    • Both scenes should involve at least two characters.
    • You will be asked to play whilst singing in the vocal lines.
  • A compulsory set piece which will be sent to all candidates a week before the second round audition
    • Everyone should learn this set piece, and will be expected to play it should they be invited to attend a second round audition.
  • A piece of sightreading
  • An interview with the panel