International Opera auditions - Notice of Postponement

In light of the recent spread of the Novel Coronavirus CODIV-19, we are taking precautionary measures in the best interest of both public health and the peaceful functioning of our international audition program, which has been postponed to 2021. We will inform applicants as soon as possible regarding any updates.

We are very grateful for both the applicants and the professionals who gave of their time to prepare and bring the audition to fruition last year. The most important goal of the audition is to assemble vocal talents and stimulate their quality by rewarding their distinction. The audition is organized by TEMPUS  in association with EUROPA LIRICA Opera Company and Atelier Kostya in Europe, which represents a vital element of the performing arts (music, theatre) of today and hopefully the future. The selected singers will have the opportunity to take part in our recording  productions.

Opera Audition - Mozart: Le Nozze di Figaro - Così fan tutte - Recording Project 2020-21

EUROPA LIRICA Opera Company & TEMPUS Collection
Music director: Maximianno Cobra

Audio-visual Production - 2020/21

Production (A):  Le Nozze di Figaro K. 492 - W. A . Mozart
Production (B): Così fan tutte K. 588 - W. A . Mozart 



  • an university degree or equivalent;
  • application deadline: June the 11th 2019. All applicants must send  to: audition.tempus [@]
  • Cover letter and a complete CV/resume including: date of birth - permanent address and a recent headshot.
  • Recent recording or a recent video link on YouTube or Vimeo 


The audition repertoire for each specific voice includes:

  • 2 Mozart arias of free choice;
  • Two Lieder: One Lied of free choice and we would recommend to prepare Schubert's Lied - “Der König in Thule” Op. 5  nr. 5  D. 367.


Auditions will take place in Bucharest, Romania and/or Budapest, Hungary - Only candidates who are selected will be contacted prior to the audition date via e-mail.

  • Contact info - E-mail to: audition.tempus [@]
  • Executive production: Quintessence Studios - Worldwide headquarters London - UK - Phone : (+44) 020 8133 3935

NB: Incomplete applications will not be considered. There is no application fee. However, we will not provide any financial assistance during the entirely audition process. Submitted Materials will not be returned. Only direct and personal submissions will be taken into consideration. No agents - No managers. ***

The final decision concerning the eligibility and acceptability of qualifications rests with our board of artistic directors.

***(audio format by e-mail - only mp3 files up to 25 megabytes "MB" in size all together)

Visa, Travel and Accomodation:

- Visa, travel expenses - including insurance - and accommodation are the responsibility of each candidate. We do not provide airfare or any other travel expenses and or specific visa certificates. All candidates must make their own reservations at local hotels or residencies. A list of convenient places and prices may be sent upon request long in advance so that the candidates can make their reservations.

- The organizers of the audition are not responsible for obtaining the visas for candidates accepted to the audition. All steps for obtaining the visa are the responsibility of the candidate.

Maximianno Cobra Edition

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