2019 Major Production 


Gianni Schicchi and Cavalleria Rusticana


Canberra Opera Inc is pleased to announce auditions for its next production – a double bill of Puccini’s Gianni Schicchi and Mascagni’s Cavalleria Rusticana which will be performed in August/September 2019.


The productions will be performed in English and will be staged at Belconnen Theatre with rehearsals starting in May 2019.


Auditions will seek to hear singers for all principal roles and new chorus. Current members of the Canberra Opera chorus will not be required to audition for this production. An accompanist will be provided for all auditions.


Production Team

The following team has been established to support the production:

  • Director | Kate Millett

  • Assistant Director | Rachel Hogan

  • Musical Director (Gianni Schicchi) | Colleen Rae-Gerrard

  • Musical Director (Cavalleria Rusticana) | Michael Politi

  • Production Manager | Janene Broere

  • Set Design & Stage Manager | Mel Davies


See the Audition Pack for more details