Applications now being accepted for Toronto, Halifax, Montreal, Sackville and London

The Halifax Summer Opera Festival in Nova Scotia, Canada is preparing for its 14th season in 2018 — with main stage productions of Mozart’s Don Giovanni, Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Monteverdi’s L’Incoronazione di Poppea.

All in-person audition dates are open for applicants now — as well as distance applications by digital upload which will stay open until all roles are cast.


LONDON, ON — Sunday November 5,
Western University, Faculty of Music, Room MB254, 1:30 pm to 6:00 pm
TORONTO, ON — Saturday November 11
, University of Toronto, Edward Johnson Building, Rm 109, 11 am to 3 pm
MONTREAL QC — Monday November 13, Opera de Montréal, Place des Arts,  5 to 7 pm
Tuesday November 14, McGill University, Wirth Opera Studio, 555 Sherbrooke Avenue West, 2 to 6 pm
SACKVILLE, NB — Wednesday November 15, 
Mount Allison University, Department of Music, 134 Main Street, Room 100, 7:30 to 9:30 pm
HALIFAX, NS — Saturday November 18, Maritime Conservatory of Performing Arts, 6199 Chebucto Road, Room `12, 2 to 5 pm.

In all cases you must arrange for your own accompanist. In Montreal, our head collaborative pianist, Giancarlo Scalia, is available both days for auditions — email him in advance at


2018 Applications live for LONDON (November 5) and DISTANCE

Our 2018 Season currently features Monteverdi’s L’Incoronazione di Poppea, Britten’s A Midsummer Night’s Dream and Mozart’s Don Giovanni.

We’re now accepting applications online for distance applications (by upload) and in person auditions in London, ON on Sunday November 5 at Western University. Other in person auditions in Canada will be announced in the next few days, and will include dates in Toronto, Montreal, Halifax, Wolfville and Sackville.

You can apply online now at our APPLICATION FORM

Learn more here about how to apply and what to sing for your distance or in person audition: HOW TO APPLY

You can learn more here about the 2018 SEASON