SUNSHINE CITY OPERA’s May 2017 production of Vivaldi’s Griselda

Vivaldi’s Griselda
Music Direction by Michael Beattie with Eunmi Ko
Stage Direction by Erin Huelskamp

Performances May 25 & 26, 2017 @ 7 p.m.
The Studio @ 620, 620 1st Ave S, St. Petersburg, FL 33701
Rehearsals May 18-24, 2017

Scheduled auditions will be held at 
USF School of Music, Tampa, FL 33620:
Saturday, Jan 28, 1-5 p.m.

ABOUT THE OPERA: Vivaldi’s opera in three acts brings the folktale Griselda to life. In this story of obedience and patience, Griselda must endure several hardships to gain the support of the realm.


Gualtiero, King of Thessaly - tenor (or high baritone)
Griselda, Gualtiero’s wife - low mezzo/contralto
Costanza, Princess, their daughter, unknown to her mother - soprano
Roberto, an Athenian Prince, Costanza’s lover - countertenor (or mezzo-soprano)
Ottone, a Thessalian Knight - mezzo-soprano (or countertenor)
Corrado, Roberto’s brother and a friend of Gualtiero - mezzo-soprano

*Stipends available for all cast member

2 contrasting arias: at least 1 in Italian and at least 1 showcasing fast-moving, baroque coloratura vocal lines
Current resume & headshot
To schedule an audition, please email