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Riverdance Singer UK Auditions 2005

On the 15th March 2005 it will be 10 years since Riverdance first appeared on the stage of Radio City Music Hall, New York.

Composed by Bill Whelan, produced by Moya Doherty and directed by John McColgan, the full-length show opened February 1995 in the Point Theatre and since then has been experienced live by over 16 million people worldwide. There have been over 6,000 performances in over 200 venues in 27 countries across 4 continents. In February 1997 the album won a Grammy Award as “Best Musical Show Album”. The worldwide TV audience to date is in excess of 1.5 billion people.

Riverdance is holding auditions throughout the UK in 2005 for the next generation of Riverdance singers, both male and female. A background in traditional Irish or Scottish music may be an advantage, as would choral church or early music experience.

FEMALE SINGERS
Must be a Soprano and have the ability to sing all numbers from the show.
Singers will be required to prepare Heart’s Cry, Cloudsong and Lift the Wings for audition.

MALE SINGERS
Singers must have a High Baritone or Tenor range.
Singers will be required to prepare Lift the Wings and Heal Their Heart’s and Freedom for audition.

AFRICAN/AMERICAN BASS BARITONE
Range of low C to top F.
Singers will be required to prepare Heal Their Heart's and Freedom for audition.

Audition Dates are as follows:
Edinburgh - Friday 25th February 2005
London - Friday 8th April 2005
Birmingham - Thursday 14th April 2005

Singers should forward an up-to-date CV and photo to the following address:
Louise Byrne
Music Department Co-ordinator
Abhann Productions
23 Mary Street Little
Dublin 7
Ireland

Those singers deemed suitable will be called to audition.
Please note this is not an open audition call.

For further information, please e-mail: akonopka@riverdance.com

 
 


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