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Thu Mar 26, 2020

Mediterranean Opera Studio & Festival 2020: Apply now!

Mediterranean Opera Studio & Festival 2020: Apply now!

Mediterranean Opera Studio & Festival now in its 7th season, offers the most advanced and complete training.  5 weeks of training in the heart of the Mediterranean on the island of Sicily with conductors, coaches and voice instructors from The Metropolitan Opera, ROH Covent Garden, and Vienna Staatsoper.  Performing a major role with orchestra (La Boheme, Suor Angelica, and Gianni Schicchi) completes the intensive training, giving participants a complete learning experience.  June 21-July 27.

Wed Mar 25, 2020

2021 Linda and Mitch Hart Institute of Women Conductors (HIWC) at The Dallas Opera: Apply Now!

2021 Linda and Mitch Hart Institute of Women Conductors (HIWC) at The Dallas Opera: Apply Now!

Women Conductors from around the world are invited to apply to the sixth residency of the Linda and Mitch Hart Institute of Women Conductors (HIWC) at The Dallas Opera. This year's residency will take place in Dallas from February 8 to February 19, 2021. The program will include hands on conducting opportunities with the Dallas Opera Orchestra, masterclasses with Emmanuel Villaume and Nicole Paeiment, and seminars with prominent leaders in classical music and opera. For more information please visit our website at https://dallasopera.org/community/artist-development/hart-institute/

Tue Mar 24, 2020

Prague Summer Nights 2020: In search of a few good men!

Prague Summer Nights 2020: In search of a few good men!

In search of a few good men! Prague Summer Nights is casting for select roles in Don Giovanni and Le nozze di Figaro for this summer’s double-cast, fully-staged with orchestra productions in the historic Estates Theatre. Mozart led the premiere of Don Giovanni in this jewel box house, the only theater left standing where Mozart conducted. Apply for the festival and scholarships at PragueSummerNights.com. Receive expert training, perform scenes from Czech operas by Dvořák, Smetana and Janáček as well as standard repertoire by Puccini, Bizet and Verdi, and sing in a cabaret at a historic jazz club. Join us in Europe for a month you will never forget!

Mon Mar 23, 2020

International Lyric Academy 2020: Applications still accepted

International Lyric Academy 2020: Applications still accepted

International Lyric Academy in Italy 2020, Celebrating 26 years in operation, is announcing the next round of auditions through United States. Please apply online at www.internationallyricacademy.com. Full Opera productions include Suor Angelica and Gianni Schicchi by G. Puccini and The Old Maid and the Thief by G. Menotti. We offer also Opera Marathon with Orchestra, Opera Scenes Program, Musical Theater Program, Ensemble Program, Concert Program, Italian lessons, Voice lessons, Master Classes and much more! Come to immerse yourself in a full experience of Italy!!

Mon Mar 16, 2020

Mt. Fuji International Opera Competition of Shizuoka 2020: Apply now!

Mt. Fuji International Opera Competition of Shizuoka 2020: Apply now!

Mt. Fuji International Opera Competition of Shizuoka is held in Japan once three years to commemorate the world-famous prima donna, MIURA Tamaki. This competition aims to discover young talented musicians and give a boost their careers in the field of vocal music. The 9th competition will be held from October 31 to November 8, 2020. We are now accepting applications!  1st Prize-3,000,000yen, 2nd Prize-1,500,000yen, 3rd Prize-750,000yen. Hotel accommodation charges will be covered by the organizer and financial support for travelling can be provided under certain conditions. For more details including competition guidelines and application forms, please visit our website at https://www.suac.ac.jp/opera-en/

Sun Mar 15, 2020

TODAY: FINAL DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR BERLIN OPERA ACADEMY - MARCH 15th

TODAY: FINAL DEADLINE TO APPLY FOR BERLIN OPERA ACADEMY - MARCH 15th

Berlin Opera Academy is the premiere European opera training program providing practical professional instruction to emerging artists in the most operatically important city in the world. Perform a role with orchestra in BOA 2020 Festival; Audition for agents for individualized feedback; Intensive instruction with faculty active at the MET to major German houses; Learn how to get hired through personal mentorship & career workshops; German Language Courses; Accommodation in Berlin; Over €150k in scholarship available. Die Zauberflöte •  Hänsel und Gretel • Die Fledermaus •  Suor Angelica & Gianni Schicchi. Application & Scholarship Information at www.berlinoperaacademy.com

Sat Mar 14, 2020

NOW CASTING SELECT ROLES (See website): Varna International Opera Academy 2020

NOW CASTING SELECT ROLES (See website): Varna International Opera Academy 2020

Varna International Opera Academy 2020: Bulgaria: May 25 to June 22, 2020. NOW CASTING SELECT ROLES (See website): Rossini's Stabat Mater – Concert Style; J Strauss' Die Fledermaus – Fully-staged (in English); Offenbach's Tales of Hoffmann – Fully-staged (In French); Rogers & Hammerstein's A Grand Night for Singing. This is the opportunity you have been looking for! To perform in fully-staged productions of Die Fledermaus, Tales of Hoffman, and our musical with a professional orchestra in the enchanting country of Bulgaria! Auditions are now underway for this Opera Academy combining prestigious performance opportunities with world-class training under the tutelage of internationally renowned faculty. Full details and applications forms at: https://varnainternational.com/vima2020/ or contact us at office@varnainternational.com or 803-545-4166.

Fri Mar 13, 2020

Lyric Opera Studio Weimar Summer Studio 2020: Final deadline 3/15

Lyric Opera Studio Weimar Summer Studio 2020: Final deadline 3/15

LA CENERENTOLA - Jun 24-Jul 23, 2020; DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE - Aug 4-29, 2020; Final Deadline March 15, 2020. Are you ready to take the next step in building your career? Curious about what it takes to sing and live in Germany? Join us in historic Weimar - sing a role in a fully-staged opera, audition for agents, and immerse yourself in German language and culture. Our comprehensive program focuses on the German theatre system and offers intensive training in singing, diction, stagecraft and rehearsal process, masterclasses, individual lessons and daily German language classes, as well as audition and career management workshops. Our alumni work in theatres all over Germany! Learn more and apply at www.lyricoperastudioweimar.com. Scholarships available

Wed Mar 11, 2020

MEZZOS, TENORS, & BARITONES: Apply Today to OFP 2020!

MEZZOS, TENORS, & BARITONES: Apply Today to OFP 2020!

MEZZOS, TENORS, & BARITONES: Apply Today to OFP 2020! OFP is the only program of its kind, offering exclusive professional development opportunities to international soloists. FEATURES INCLUDE: Solo Performance with Professional Orchestra; Exclusive House Auditions; Individualized Training with a Team from the National Theater Prague; HD Video Recordings with Orchestra and Piano. PROFESSIONAL HOUSE CONTRACTS: All Voice Fellows have the potential to be offered professional contracts, with OFP's collaborating Houses. SESSION 1 – June 21-28, SESSION 2 – August 2-9. For additional information, follow OFP on Instagram and Facebook, or visit: OpernfestPrague.com.

Wed Mar 11, 2020

Training through performance in Italy: Music Academy International 2020

Training through performance in Italy: Music Academy International 2020

Music Academy International - 20th Anniversary Season. Set in the beautiful Italian Dolomites, MAI is the Premiere Young Artist Training & Performance Program in Europe. Distinguished from other YAP by the quality of opportunities it provides its participants, MAI Young Artists sing leading and supporting roles in main stage productions with the MAI Festival Orchestra and train with world-class faculty artists. The focus is on professional development and ‘training through performance’.  Productions: Rusalka, Hänsel und Gretel, Die Zauberflöte, Poppea; Master Classes, Vocal Coaching, Musical & Staging Rehearsals; Daily Performance Classes; Professional Industry Workshops; Artist Management Auditions; NEW LOW TUITION (including housing) - $3,995.

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