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Opera singers Junges Ensemble
The Saxon State Theatres (Semperoper Dresden) are looking for
Opera singers Junges Ensemble / Soprano, Mezzosoprano, Tenor, Baritone, Bass
for the seasons 2023/24 and 2024/25.
Applications will be accepted from opera singers of all nationalities who are at the beginning of their professional careers. There is an age restriction of 30 years, and a basic working knowledge of the German language is desirable.
The programme membership lasts two years. All members of the Junges Ensemble will receive a monthly allowance which is similar in amount to a basic stage contract.
Please send us a current CV, photo and list of repertoire, as well as a short audio sample (CD/DVD/mp3/link).
The selection of new members for the Junges Ensemble programme is by audition. After reviewing the application documents, selected singers will be invited to Dresden. The Auditions will be hold in March & April 2023. Audition requirements are as follows:
- four opera arias
A written application will not necessarily result in an invitation to audition. The Semperoper Dresden reserves the right to deny applications without supplying reasons. Applications sent via agencies will not be considered.
Foreign applicants will only be invited to audition when the necessary travel documentation (visa, residency permit, work permit) has been obtained.
Unfortunately, we are unable to return your application documents. Please note that we will not reimburse travel and hotel expenses.
Please send your application until 2023/01/10 to the following address:
c/o Georg Budányi
Keyword: Junges Ensemble
The application deadline for season 2022/23 auditions has expired. We will inform you about the application procedure for the following season 2023/24 at the appropriate time.
Apprentice Programme of Semperoper Ballett and Palucca University of Dance Dresden: The application deadline for the apprentice programme 2022/23 has expired. We will inform you about the application procedure for the following season 2023/24 at the appropriate time.