Auditions &

Carmen, 2012


Pacific Opera Victoria is holding chorus auditions in Victoria for its 2014/15 Season

  • Wednesday April 23, 2014, 3 to 7 pm
  • Friday April 25, 2014, 3 to 7 pm.

Interested singers are encouraged to send a recent photograph and cv to .

Candidates should prepare two contrasting selections to demonstrate secure musicianship and an aptitude for musical performance. One selection will be chosen to audition. An accompanist will be present, or you may provide your own.

The 2014/15 Season will showcase Chorus in productions of Donizetti's Lucia di Lammermoor, Puccini's Madama Butterfly, as well as Lerner and Loewe's Camelot in concert. Auditions will also be heard for Solo roles in Andrew Macdonald's Mary's Wedding )for schools) and in Madama Butterfly.


  • Camelot in concert - 16 Chorus Roles (Fall 2014)
  • Lucia di Lammermoor - 24 Chorus Roles (Winter 2015)
  • Madama Butterfly - 24 Chorus Roles (Spring 2015)


  • Mary's Wedding in schools - 7 Principal and Chorus Roles (Fall 2014)
  • Madama Butterfly - 2 Comprimario Roles (Spring 2015)

Audition confirmation will be made via email, and questions may be directed to: Christina Patterson,

We are looking forward to a remarkable Opera season!

Chorus Audition Notice (PDF)

Pacific Opera Victoria was incorporated in 1980, and has earned a reputation for fostering the careers of Canadian artists, presenting a unique blend of repertoire, building original sets for all productions, and developing working partnerships with other arts organizations. Pacific Opera Victoria is a member of and operates under the aegis of Canadian Actors' Equity Association.


Pacific Opera Victoria welcomes inquiries from artists interested in auditioning for Solo Roles, our Young Artist Program, our Resident Artist Program, or for a place in the POV Chorus.

Applicants are invited to submit a headshot and CV to