Applications due in ONE WEEK for Utah Opera's Resident Artist Program for Singers and Pianists! Utah Opera's Resident Artist Program for singers and pianists provides an integral step between graduate studies and a career. Participants spend nine months on a paid residency with Utah Opera developing professional skills through mainstage performances with Utah Opera and Utah Symphony, coachings, workshops, yoga, and masterclass sessions. Resident Artists also travel throughout the state to perform in-school presentations and teach students about the art of opera. Don't miss your chance to apply for our outstanding performance and training opportunities in one of the most spectacular settings in North America!
Varna International Opera Academy 2019 will take place in Varna, Bulgaria, June 2019, featuring fully-staged orchestral opera productions of Puccini’s Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi, Mozart’s Cosi fan tutte, and Bernstein’s Candide (concert version). Participants will have the opportunity to work with the Metropolitan Opera’s own Maestro Gregory Buchalter and Royal Opera House opera coach, Marek Ruszczynski. We offer several options for vocalists, including a Soloist Program, Young Artist Program, Choral Singers Program and Musical Theater Program, with 2, 3, or 4 week options. For more information about the program, auditions and to apply, visit: www.VarnaOperaAcademy.com
Opera Academy at Teatro Luciano Pavarotti in Modena: Master Class for opera singers. Description of Course: The course will take place at the Theatre and will host master classes with outstanding singers like Mariella Devia, Michele Pertusi and Nicola Martinucci with more topics from stage acting throughout artistic administration. All students will take part to workshops leading to performances of opera excerpts. Leone Magiera, conductor and life-time music coach and collaborator of Luciano Pavarotti, will also teach as well as directors Enrico Stinchelli and Stefano Monti. Web Address for Course: https://www.teatrocomunalemodena.it/corso-per-cantanti-lirici/
Young opera singers from across the United States, Canada, and for the first time, Mexico, are eligible to compete for $15,000 cash prizes and receive feedback from top industry professionals as part of the Metropolitan Opera National Council Auditions. Auditions begin at the District level, followed by 12 Regional Finals. From the Regions, Semi Finalists will be chosen to compete in New York with piano on the Met stage on March 24, 2019. Finalists will then perform at the Grand Finals Concert on Sunday, March 31, 2019, accompanied by the Metropolitan Opera Orchestra conducted by Carlo Rizzi. Complete eligibility requirements, as well as District and Region audition information can be found at www.metopera.org/nationalcouncil.
International Lyric Academy in Italy 2019, 25 years celebrating. ILA will be again in the amazing city of Vicenza, just twenty-minutes from Venice by train. Likewise, rehearsals, lessons and performances will be held in the air-conditioned facilities and incredible stage of the Teatro Comunale di Vicenza! Intensive training in singing, Italian diction, masterclasses, voice lessons and daily Italian language instruction. You'll sing in a fully staged opera production, and have the opportunity to audition for agents. Positions available for Singers, Conductors and Orchestra. Apply now at: www.internationallyricacademy.com
Don't miss your chance to be heard by the absolute biggest names in the industry, in what is one of the most esteemed judging and advisory panels ever assembled! The Premiere Opera Foundation's International Vocal Competition & Masterclasses, in it's second year, is a world class opportunity that will distribute over $20K in prizes and awards, offer unparalleled Masterclasses, as well as a private audition at Teatro alla Scala in Milan, Italy, and more! All the info can be found here: http://www.premiereoperafoundation.org. Deadline is November 10th!
The application deadline for the October Auditions for the 2019 Manhattan Opera Studio is approaching. Apply NOW! The MOS Summer Festival is the first Summer Program of its kind in Manhattan. All the selected singers will have the opportunity to perform a fully staged opera with orchestra. Selected singers will participate in an aria and opera scenes concert at Carnegie Hall, masterclasses with some of the most prestigious agents of New York City, feedback auditions with conductors of the Metropolitan Opera House, and coachings in music and diction.On our 7th anniversary, we are happy to introduce the Wagner Division. This Division will be focused on the development of young Wagnerian voices.
In 2019, Prague Summer Nights Festival will return to the historic Estates Theater with fully-staged productions of Mozart’s Don Giovanni and Le nozze di Figaro. Performances will be given with orchestra on the famous Josef Svoboda sets, and will feature professional costumes from the Czech National Opera. Singers will participate in an opera scenes program, featuring scenes from Czech operas by Dvořák, Smetana and Janáček, and will sing in a cabaret at a famous Prague jazz club. In addition to preparing the opera, singers will have coachings, lessons and masterclasses with PSN faculty and visiting guest clinicians. Apply online and audition to perform on the stage where Mozart himself conducted the premiere of Don Giovanni in 1787.
Michigan Opera Theatre Studio Artist Auditions: APPLY NOW! - DEADLINE: October 19, 2018. The Studio Artists of Michigan Opera Theatre represent some of the most exciting emerging talent in opera today. From September through May, young opera professionals gain valuable experience through myriad performance opportunities in MOT main stage and community productions. They also benefit from advanced individual training and guidance from an array of world class professionals, guest artists, and coaches. Artists are salaried and receive reimbursement for relocation and career development costs.
Summer and Youth Summer Program: June 24-July 20, 2019. Singers and pianists in residence in Florence, Italy; the opportunity to immerse oneself in study of Bel Canto, a style of singing/playing rich in vocal and orchestral traditions handed down from generation to generation. Participants study with internationally renowned faculty who perform, teach, and coach at the leading opera houses of the world. Bel Canto Institute features two tracks: Youth Division Summer Program (ages 15-17) and the Summer Program (ages 18+). Performance awards granted. Award recipients are granted performance opportunities in the United States with piano or orchestra. Application deadline: February 1st, 2019. Visit our website www.belcantoinst.org to apply!
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