Auditions for instrumentalists


Opera studio "Silvio Varviso" 2024

Rita o il marito picchiato
by Gaetano Donizetti

with Ensemble "a parti reali".

The auditions are open for violin, viola, cello, double bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn

Applications will be open between 15 October 2023 and 15 February 2024

Rehearsals and performances: 7 - 30 July 2024

Opera Studio Auditions for instrumentalists

Rita o il marito picchiato

by Gaetano Donizetti

Programme of the auditions

Extracts from opera "Rita" by Gaetano Donizetti (they will be sent after the application), and

  • Violin W. A. Mozart, Concerto for violino and orchestra, 1° mov.(only exposition)
  • Viola Stamitz or Hoffmeister, Concerto for viola and orchestra, 1° mov. (only exposition)
  • Cello J. Haydn, Concerto for violoncello and orchestra, 1° movement (only exposition)
  • Double bass G. Bottesini, J.B. Vanhal or C. Dittersdorf, Concerto for double bass and orchestra 1° mov. (only exposition)
  • Flute W. A. Mozart, Concerto per flauto e orchestra K 313 o K 314, 1° mov.(only exposition)
  • Oboe W. A. Mozart, Concerto per oboe e orchestra K 314b, 1° mov. (only exposition)
  • Clarinet W. A. Mozart, Concerto clarinetto e orchestra K 622, 1° mov. (only exposition)
  • Bassoon W. A. Mozart, Concerto per fagotto e orchestra K 191, 1° mov. (only exposition)
  • Horn W. A. Mozart, Concerto per corno e orchestra K 412 o K 417 o K 447 o K 495, 1° mov (only exposition)

Live auditions will take place on 27 and 28 February 2024.

Umberto Finazzi, Musical Director “Silvio Varviso” international Opera Studio
Daniele Piscopo, stage director
Gabor Meszaros, Artistic Director Ticino Musica

Conservatorio della Svizzera italiana
ia Soldino 9, Lugano

Applications are open until 15 February 2024

Age limit: 32 years. The jury reserves the right to consider minor exceptions. Selected candidates who participate - according to the regulations - in the Opera Studio will receive a scholarship to the value of CHF 1500.-

How to apply

In order to apply, please fill in the application form. Links to the following media must be shared while applying:

  • link to short biography
  • link to an artistic picture
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