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2018-2019 central Region Finals
of the Metropolitan opera
National Council Auditions


Join us for a thrilling afternoon of operatic talent from the winners of the Illinois, Indiana, Kentucky, and Ohio Districts. We’ll hear 11 young artists perform arias from a broad range of operatic repertoire in the stunning brand-new Mary Patricia Gannon Concert Hall on the campus of Chicago’s DePaul University.

Find more information on our region page.


District, region, and national audition dates


Illinois District

Saturday, November 3, 2018
Time: 12:00pm
Ganz Hall
Roosevelt University
430 South Michigan Avenue
Chicago, Illinois 60605


Kentucky district

Saturday, November 17, 2018
Time: 11:00am
Recital Hall at Singletary Center
University of Kentucky
405 Rose St
Lexington, Kentucky 40508



indiana district

Sunday, October 21, 2018
Time: 1:00pm
Grand Hall
Indiana Landmarks Center
1201 Central Avenue
Indianapolis, Indiana 46202


Central Region Finals

Sunday, January 20 2019
2:00pm to 5:00pm
Gannon Concert Hall
DePaul University
2330 North Halsted Street
Chicago, IL 60614



ohio district 

Sunday, October 14, 2018
Time: 12:00pm
Kulas Musical Arts Building
Baldwin Wallace University
96 Front St.
Berea, Ohio 44017


Semi and grand finals

Sunday, March 24, 2019
Sunday, March 31, 2019
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Metropolitan Opera House
30 Lincoln Center Plaza
New York, New York 10023