Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Symphony Chorus auditions

The Richmond Symphony Chorus will hold auditions for sopranos, tenors and basses on Feb. 25 at Richmond CenterStage, Sixth and Grace streets.

The chorus, directed by Erin R. Freeman, is seeking singers able to participate in rehearsals and performances for Memorial Day weekend performances of Gustav Mahler’s Eighth Symphony, the “Symphony of a Thousand,” by the Virginia and Richmond symphonies, their choruses and other vocal ensembles, conducted by JoAnn Falletta. Some 400 choristers are expected to participate in the concerts, May 26 at William and Mary Hall in Williamsburg and May 27 at Chrysler Hall in Norfolk.

Those interested in auditioning should visit http://www.richmondsymphony.com/ and click “Meet the Chorus” to learn about the audition process.

The chorus’ manager, Barbara Baker, should be contacted at bbaker@richmondsymphony.com by Feb. 20.