Opera 51 auditions for Tosca

Opera51  will be holding auditions on November 6 and 13, 2022 for its June 2023 production of Puccini’s  opera,  Tosca.  The opera will be double cast with each cast doing 2 performances.  These are fully costumed, staged performances with orchestra.

Roles to be auditioned are:

Floria Tosca—soprano—Cover only*

Mario Cavaradossi – tenor —Cover only*

Baron Scarpia – Baritone —Cover only*

Cesare Angelotti – Baritone/Bass

A Sacristan –Baritone/Bass

Spoletta – Tenor


A Jailer – Baritone/Bass

Audition Dates:

Sunday Nov 6th –10am – 5pm at Newbury Court (100 Newbury Court in Concord, MA)

Sunday Nov 13th –10am to 5pm at Newbury Court (100 Newbury Court in Concord, MA)


June 9th 8pm (Cast 1)

June 10th   2pm (Cast 2) and 8pm (Cast 1)

June 11th   2pm (Cast 2)


Staging rehearsals are May 20 th – May 26th.   Music rehearsals with orchestra are May 30th-June 2nd.  Tech week begins Saturday June 3rd.   In addition, there will be several coaching sessions for principal singers at dates TBD in April and May. 

A small stipend will be paid to all principal and covers.  We will have these figures available at the auditions.

*Cover roles are covers only and will not have stage time unless a principal singer is unavailable/ill during a rehearsal or performance.

Please prepare a short aria from the period in Italian.    A pianist will be provided but please provide a copy of the music.  Tosca, Cavaradossi and Scarpia covers should prepare an aria from Tosca.

To request an audition time please send an email and resume to:

Carole Wayland