Auditions for singers

Production L’italiana in Algeri, by Gioachino Rossini
Auditions 25th and 26 March 2018, Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana, via Soldino 9, CH-6900 Lugano (CH)
Application deadline Applications are open until 31 January 2018

It is now officially opened the call for applications for the “Silvio Varviso” International Opera Studio, 2018 edition. For the production of  L’italiana in Algeri by Gioachino Rossini, we are looking for the following singing roles


  • Mustafà, basso
  • Elvira, soprano
  • Zulma, mezzosoprano
  • Haly, baritono
  • Lindoro, tenore
  • Isabella, mezzosoprano
  • Taddeo, baritono

Candidates will have to send a recording of them with a two freely chosen arias, one of which should preferably be from L’italiana in Algeri, in Italian.

Evaluation commission

The commission that will evaluate all auditions is formed by:

  1. Umberto Finazzi, Musical Director “Silvio Varviso” international Opera Studio
  2. Marco Gandini, Stage Director “Silvio Varviso” international Opera Studio
  3. Gabor Meszaros, Artistic Director Ticino Musica

How to apply

In order to apply, please fill the application form (available from 15 November 2017), to which the following documents should be attached: cv, artistic picture, recording (audio or video) of audition material (see above).


In case of doubt, please read the Opera Studio’s terms and conditions, or contact us.
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