Auditions

The Fach System at Your Fingertips

Now you can understand this complicated system with a few clicks. Use the repertoire you know and sing and quickly find out what German agents and theaters are listening for. Match your repertoire and their expectations and tailor your audition package to succeed in Germany. Professional or a student, agent or singer this database is …

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COMING SOON—A DIGITAL GUIDE TO THE FACH SYSTEM!

Find out with a click how your roles and audition arias fit into the German operatic scene. For beginners and professional singers, agents, and even casting directors, this authoritative database lists the vast majority of operas performed in Germany, their roles, and the standard Fach designations, as well as audition arias from major roles, all …

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Key Resources

German, Austrian and Swiss Agent Lists German opergermany.com/german-contacts/ http://operabase.com/manager/de/en Austrian opergermany.com/austrian-contacts/ http://operabase.com/manager/at/en Swiss http://operabase.com/manager/ch/en   ZAV Contact Emails (Subject Line:”Oper/Operetta Bewerbung”) BERLIN: –zav-zav-berlin-kv@arbeitsagentur.de ZAV-Kuenstlervermittlung-Berlin@arbeitsagentur.de Berenike Jürgens Bettina Pangsy (Frau) HAMBURG:  zav-hamburg-kv@arbeitsagewntur.de ZAV-Kuenstlervermittlung-Hamburg@arbeitsagentur.de Dr. Wolf Borchers  (Herr Dr.) LEIPZIG:  zav-leigzig-kv@arbeitsagentur.de ZAV-Kuenstlervermittlung-Leipzig@arbeitsagentur.de Gabriele Kodama  (Frau) Köln (Cologne):  zav-koeln-kv@arbeitsagentur.de ZAV-Kuenstlervermittlung-Koeln@arbeitsagentur.de Maria Leyer-Fäth  (Frau) Axel Mendrock MÜNCHEN (Munich):  zav-muenchen-kv@arbeitsagentur.de …

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What to Wear?

In General Opera in Germany is a profession, and a part of normal life, so dressing for auditions is not about social or sartorial airs. What you wear depends a great deal on what suits you and can range from casual to reasonably elegant. In some cases it depends on what Fach you are presenting …

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Must Have Materials

Here is your template for a Resume in German Lawrence K. Bakst 255 W. 108th St. Apt. 11D New York, N.Y. 10025 tel: +1(212)222-2222 mobile: +1(123)123-1234 tenor@sonso.com Lebenslauf Geboren an: 25.6.1982 2000 Montgomery Blair High School. 2004 B.A. Brandeis University 1989-1993 Mitglied im Kinderchor des Metropolitan Opera Musikalische Ausbildung: 2004-2007 Juilliard School 2007 BMus Wettbewerbe: …

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