Young Artists Tour 2019

 Henry Nin and Tobias Odenwald,   starring in Barefoot Opera’s Young Artist Tour of ‘Carmen’ 2018

Henry Nin and Tobias Odenwald, starring in Barefoot Opera’s Young Artist Tour of ‘Carmen’ 2018

“A Fantastic Experience”
Student Feedback, Carmen

“A Tour de Force”
Hastings Online Times, Carmen

Audition dates: Friday 1, Sat 2 and Sun 3 February 2019 

Barefoot Opera Young Artists Tour is an advanced training programme well-known for its strong production values and demanding, genuinely educational rehearsal structure. This year’s tour will be a new production of THE BARBER OF SEVILLE

Singers and instrumentalists work as an ensemble team. The opera is fully staged and costumed, and sung in Italian. Musical direction is by Lesley-Anne Sammons and staging is by Jenny Miller, founder of Barefoot Opera. To see their biographies click on their names.

This is a 10 day non-residential course for advanced singers working to develop their solo careers in the profession.  

Rehearsals:
Starting from Monday Sept 16th at Barefoot Studio, Brockley, London, SE4
There will be 10 days of rehearsals  in London, either afternoons and evenings or all day depending on availability.

Course Fees:
All characters will be fully subsidised by patrons of Barefoot Opera to rehearse this tour.  However singers must find own transportation costs to venues.

Pencilled Performances Dates, all to be confirmed:

  • 1st performance:  Thursday 26th Sept, Maidenhead

  • 2nd performance: Saturday 5th October, Battle Festival

  • 3rd & 4th performance:  Tuesday 8th & Wednesday 9th October, London, Venue TBC

  • 5th performance: Friday 11th October, Bourne End (Wooburn Arts Festival)        

  • 6th performance: Friday 18th October, Wolfson Hall, Oxford

  • 7th performance: Dates TBC, St Mary in the Castle , Hastings

  • 8th  performance: Date TBC, Source Park, Hastings

  • 9th performance: Date TBC, Ropetackle Arts Centre, Shoreham-on-Sea  

Enquiries, please email: barefoot.opera@gmail.com