Le Grand Théâtre de Genève is one of the most important opera and ballet institutions in Europe. Every season it presents operas, ballets, concerts and recitals. The company employs a permanent staff of over 300 people across artistic, technical and administrative departments and collaborates with guest artists from around the world to make work that is innovative and internationally significant. Le Grand Théâtre has its own chorus, ballet company and young singer ensemble, and performs regularly with the Orchestre de la Suisse Romande (OSR). The GTG has a well-earned reputation for excellence and makes a major contribution to the cultural standing and visibility of Geneva throughout Switzerland and abroad.
The Chorus of the Grand Théâtre de Genève is looking for
Choristers in all voice parts
(Sopranos 1+2, Altos 1+2, Tenors 1+2, Baritones+Basses)
FOR THE EXTRA CHORUS
The auditions will take place on Friday, March 1, 2024 and Thursday, March 14, 2024 at the Grand Théâtre de Genève (Boulevard du Théâtre 11, 1204 Genève, Suisse).
Type of contract: Freelance – duration as required by each production
Deadline for application: February 16, 2024
Please send your completed application in:
- Curriculum Vitae ;
- A recent video or audio recording of an operatic aria
Incomplete applications will not be considered.
Candidates will recieve confirmation on receipt of your application.
The result of the preselection will be communicated as soon as possible, and not later than the 20th February for audition (1 March) and 1 March for audition (14 March).
For those candidates invivted to a live audition, this will take place at the Grand Théâtre de Genève with the following details:
- 1 March: 09h00 – 18h00 (with a break between 13h+14h)
- 14 March: 09h00 – 13h00
Candidates will be asked to sing one operatic aria of their choice and do a sight reading
The chorus director may choose to work with the candidate on some parts of the aria, and if appropriate, may also ask for some vocal exercises to test range etc.