Definition of sing-through in English:



  • An initial rehearsal of an opera or musical at which performers sing their parts from printed musical scores.

    • ‘We had a sing-through of sorts with the band last night.’
    • ‘After lunch at Mum's, we went to a sing-through of "The Hive", an opera by Nick Vines.’
    • ‘It's a sing-through tomorrow morning, then full rehearsal all afternoon and evening.’
    • ‘The decision came down pretty quick from Michael and Jim that we were going to do a sing-through of the show because we didn't want to leave the theater silent.’
    • ‘The cast and crew invited friends and family to what was supposed to be a sing-through with the cast seated at tables onstage.’
    practice, practice session, try-out, trial performance, read-through, walk-through, run-through, going-over, drill
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