Lyric Opera of Kansas City brings the best the opera world has to offer to Kansas City.


Principal Artist Auditions

Lyric Opera of Kansas City 2017 annual auditions have been completed. Please check back in the new year for information regarding our 2018 auditions. These auditions are by appointment only (through management or individual-arranged). For more information contact Sarah Zsohar at szsohar@kcopera.org. If you are going to be in the Kansas City area and would like to inquire about auditioning, please send your resumé and request to Sarah Zsohar at szsohar@kcopera.org.

Additional Auditions

Ginger Frost High School Honors Artists

Ginger Frost High School Honors Artists is an exclusive program for high school singers serious about exploring the world of opera and professional singing. Each year a select group of talented students is chosen by auditioning for the same “eyes and ears” that cast our mainstage productions.

contact Linda Ade Brand
(816) 802-6053 or labrand@kcopera.org

Auditions for the 2018-2019 Ginger Frost High School Honors Artists
August 20, 2018 | 4:00-6:00 PM

Michael & Ginger Frost Production Arts Building 712 E 18th Street, KCMO 64108

Please prepare two art songs or arias, one in English and the other in the language of your choice. Bring a headshot, resume and letter of recommendation from your voice teacher or choral director.


Chorus Auditions

Registration is now open for chorus roles in Madama Butterfly, Così fan tutte, and The Pearl Fishers for the 2018-19 Lyric Opera season.

Auditioners will be asked to perform one song of their choosing, in a foreign language. Please be prepared to sing a second selection, in a contrasting style if requested. An accompanist will be provided. All auditions will be held in the Michael and Ginger Frost Production Arts Building at 712 E. 18th St, Kansas City, MO 64108.

A headshot, resume and bio must be included when registering to be considered.


***Registrations must be received by Wednesday, March 7, 2018 ***

Children's Chorus Auditions

Auditions for Lyric Opera main stage production Children’s Choruses are held on a per need basis. Audition information will be listed below if a Children’s Chorus is needed for a production. Interested children are encouraged to attend Lyric Opera camps to ensure inclusion in all Children’s Chorus audition opportunities.

Supernumerary Information

Help the show go on, volunteer to be a supernumerary (super) in a Lyric Opera of Kansas City production!  For more information about becoming a super or to request your name be placed on a contact list for open opportunities contact Sarah Zsohar at szsohar@kcopera.org.

Orchestra Information

Members of The Kansas City Symphony comprise the orchestra used for performances by the Lyric Opera of Kansas City. For audition information, please call the symphony’s administrative offices at 816.471.1100 or visit kcsymphony.org.

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