Season 2018-2019: Auditions

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Tenor Roger Krebs, mezzo-soprano Natasha Novitskaia, soprano Dilara Unsal, manager Matthew Laifer

One of the most challenging phases in artists’ calendars is the audition season. Matthew Laifer’s artists are auditioning for several opera companies and theaters in NYC this Fall. Auditioning is stressful, from one hand, but it’s also a very productive time because you can show your artistry and technique to the top professionals. Artists do not get always hired. But rejection does not mean one has to stop. Take seriously the feedbacks you get, keep on working on your repertoire, technique, artistic skills, and move on.

We hope you will enjoy the following excerpts performed by new artists on the roster and those who’ve been with the company for a few years.

A new spinto soprano on the roster, Dilara Unsal, showing her Aida:


O patria mia (excerpt), AuditionMy artist Dilara Unsal is singing O Patria mia in audition

Posted by Matthew Laifer Artists Management on Thursday, November 1, 2018

Natasha Novitskaia, our dramatic mezzo, singing Amneris:


The Judgement scene (excerpt )My artists Natasha Novitskaia is perfroming The Judgement scene in audition.

Posted by Matthew Laifer Artists Management on Friday, November 2, 2018

Our youngest artist, soprano Katie Procell, is performing one of the most difficult arias, Cunegonde from Bernstein’s Candide:


Busy time riding for auditions to New York City 😊
National Opera Center, Manhattan, NYC

Posted by Katie Procell Soprano on Thursday, November 1, 2018


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