Auditions to take place on Sunday 10th and 17th September 16:00 to 18:00
Church Hall, Horfield Methodist Church, Bristol, BS7 8SN
Page numbers below refer to the Peters vocal score that can be downloaded from IMSLP. Email Arne Kovac @ firstname.lastname@example.org for English words using Graham Billing’s translation. Audition dates will be in September
Frau Fluth (Mistress Ford) Soprano
Recitative and aria, pp. 41 – 49. To audition sing pp. 41 to 43 (first bar only). Then sing pp. 46-48, but cut the last three systems on p. 47 and the first bar on p. 48.
Herr Fluth (Ford) Baritone
Finale Act 1, pp. 60 – 62 (including bottom of p. 62)
Duet, Act 2, pp. 149-152 (from Moderato on p. 149 to double bar line on p. 152)
Sir John Falstaff Bass
Song Act 2, pp. 103-104 (one verse)
Finale Act 2, p. 161, 3rd system (falsetto)
Anna Reich (Anne Page) Soprano
Recitative and aria, pp. 182 – 189 To audition sing pp 182-83. Then sing from p. 185, end of 2nd system to end of aria, but with a cut from p. 186, 3rd bar of 3rd system to last system on p. 187.
Frau Reich (Mistress Page) Mezzo Soprano
Ballad, pp. 180 – 181, both verses
Aria, pp. 128 – 130, first verse only
Junker Spärlich (Slender) Tenor
Act 2, Scene, pp. 124 – 125
Herr Reich (Page) Bass
Act 3, p. 212
Dr. Caius Bass
Act 2, Scene, pp. 126 – 128
There are also 4 citizens and an innkeeper which are mostly spoken parts and will be decided later.