The Centre for Opera Studies in Italy

COSI 2018: Singers, Pianists, and Opera Interns (Conducting, Stage Direction, Stage Management)

This application closed on Monday February 19, 2018.



Please contact our COSI Assistants at cosi.program.manager@gmail.com with any questions regarding this application. For technical help, please contact help@yaptracker.com.

Personal Information

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Please indicate which program you would like to apply for.

Contact Information

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Education

Education 1
Education 2
Education 3
Please list languages studied, indicating the number of years for each one

Artist Information

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Auditions

Opera Program applicants

2 operatic arias:

  • One aria must be in Italian.
  • One aria must be accompanied by a recitative, or a seperate recitative may be added.
  • An art song may be substituted for an aria.

SINGERS ARE REQUIRED TO BRING THEIR OWN ACCOMPANIST.
 

Singers for the Opera Creation Lab

2 selections, in any language:
      •One opera aria (
composed after 1970, or earlier if with permission).
      •One art song or aria (composed after 1970, or earlier if with permission).

SINGERS ARE REQUIRED TO BRING THEIR OWN ACCOMPANIST. 

Opera Chorus Program Applicants

2 selections, one of which must be in Italian:
      •One art song, and one contrasting aria, OR
      •Two contrasting art songs, OR
      •Two contrasting arias, OR

      •One art song and one contrasting aria.

SINGERS ARE REQUIRED TO BRING THEIR OWN ACCOMPANIST.

Collaborative Piano and Continuo applicants:


• Two contrasting opera arias, in a collaborative performance with a singer provided by you,



 

Minimum number of selections permitted: 2. Maximum number of selections permitted: 3
Selection 1
Selection 2
Selection 3
As of November 27, only auditions by recording will be accepted.
Recorded Audition Applicants Only
SINGERS and COLLABORATIVE PIANISTS are encouraged to do a live audition, but all applications with uploaded audition videos are viable. Composers applying for the Opera Creation Lab may choose to upload videos to support their application. VIDEO RECORDINGS ARE REQUIRED FOR: All conducting applicants (opera and opera chorus). Maximum number of selections permitted: 3
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Maximum number of selections permitted: 3

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Please list three references and their connection to you (voice teacher, coach, conductor, stage director) and include their phone number(s) and e-mail address.
In receiving your application for the program, we will then contact you to submit two examples of your compositions. Vocal and/or instrumental pieces are welcome though examples of previous operatic writing are encouraged. Below, please let us know any further information that would be helpful to us in processing your application.
The 51st International Vocal Competition 's-Hertogenbosch (Preliminary Round) is being held as part of COSI at Sulmona's "Maria Caniglia" Opera House on Saturday, June 23rd. Will you be registering for the competition? You must apply separately by going to: ivc.nu/en
University course credits are available to COSI 2018 participants. You are welcome to inquire about the couse offerings in Italian and in music that are available directly through universities, or through transfer credit by permission of the participant's university.

Payment Details

Please note: Applications which are not accompanied by the required fee will not be considered.
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Please note: all application fees are non-refundable.