“Easy as Life.”: The Best Audition Songs for Aida by Character
Written by Tiffany Wilkie
March 20, 2020
If you are searching for the perfect audition song for Aida, then explore this list of expertly chosen song suggestions by character and voice type.
Auditioning for Amneris (mezzo/belt)
A beautiful and materialistic Egyptian Princess who is the betrothed of Captain Radames. Daughter of the Pharaoh.
“I Don’t Know How to Love Him” from Jesus Christ Superstar
“Rainbow High” from Evita
Auditioning for Radames (High Tenor)
An Egyptian Captain and the son of Zoser. A strong, handsome, adventurous soldier who falls in love with Aida.
“Any Dream Will Do” from Joseph and The Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
“High Flying Adored” from Evita
Auditioning for Aida (Contralto)
A beautiful, brave Nubian Princess who is loyal to her people but is torn between her heritage and love for an Egyptian Captain. Daughter of King Amonasro.
“Shadowland” from The Lion King
“I’m Here” from The Color Purple
Auditioning for Mereb (Tenor)
A young Nubian slave and servant to Radames. He is faithful to his Nubian heritage and befriends Aida upon her arrival to Egypt.
“Alone in the Universe” from Seussical
“Endless Night” from The Lion King
Auditioning for Zoser (Tenor)
The manipulative and evil Chief Minister hungry for power. He attempts to poison the Pharaoh and is father to Radames.
“On This Night Of A Thousand Stars” from Evita
“Heaven on Their Minds” from Jesus Christ Superstar
Auditioning for Nehebka (Alto)
A Nubian slave who is friendly with Aida. She creates a robe for the Nubian Princess.
“I Didn’t Plan It” from Waitress
“By My Side” from Godspell
Auditioning for the Ensemble
Ministers, Soldiers, Egyptian Men, Palace Women, Nubians, Guards, Dancers
Auditioning for Ensemble (Soprano)
“Another Suitcase In Another Hall” from Evita
Auditioning for Ensemble (Mezzo)
“You’ll Be In My Heart” from Tarzan
Auditioning for Ensemble (Alto)
“Turn Back, O Man” from Godspell
Auditioning for Ensemble (Tenor)
“Close Every Door” from Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat
Auditioning for Ensemble (Baritone)
“Anthem” from Chess
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