Cultural Association I Cavalieri della Sacra presents L’anima del Belcanto 2020

The Cultural Association “I Cavalieri della Sacra” presents “L’anima del Belcanto” 2020 – June the 1st – July the 5th. Summer Program for Opera singers, vocal and acting coaching. In the first part of the Program (from June 1st until June 19th) the students will study Acting and Vocal technique to be trained for their debut in full Opera productions. In the second part of the Program (from June the 13th until July the 5th) the students will be chosen for the leading roles of Opera production of the Festival LE STELLE DELLE VALLI in Italy, Piemonte, and will work with the Stage Directors of: DON GIOVANNI Mozart, Two performances: June the 27th / July the 4th.  L’ELISIR D’AMORE  Donizetti: Two performances: June the 28th / July the 5th.

Published Tue Jan 28, 2020
Free your voice in NYC this summer: Respiro Opera 2020

Respiro Opera, NYC is an intensive training program designed to aid the artistic development of the emerging young professional hosted at Opera America in the heart of Manhattan, NY. Classes focus on the breath and physical freedom with hands on Alexander Technique, Body Mapping and Yoga specifically tailored for singers. The freeing of the body and breath is essential and compatible with all vocal techniques. Participants will work with basic stagecraft and the skill set required for today's opera performer. Each singer is responsible for the word by word translation.  Program dates: June 12-21, 2020 all classes at Opera America, 330 Seventh Avenue between 28/29th streets. Application due: March 15, 2020.

Published Mon Jan 27, 2020

Start 2020 by making an Intl. Debut with Professional Orchestra! Opernfest Prague is a uniquely individualized program offering exclusive professional development opportunities to international soloists. The OFP Program Includes: Solo Performance with Professional Orchestra; Exclusive House Auditions; Individualized Training with a Team from the National Theater Prague. PROFESSIONAL HOUSE CONTRACTS: OFP is the only program of its kind where singers have the potential to be offered house contracts directly from their fest participation. Multiple contracts and long-term engagements have been awarded to OFP alumni with our collaborating houses. MERIT SCHOLARSHIPS AVAILABLE. SESSION 1 – June 21-28; SESSION 2 – August 2-9. For additional information, follow Team OFP on Instagram and Facebook, or visit:

Published Mon Jan 27, 2020
Angels Vocal Art: Early Bird Deadline Extended to 1/31!

Angels Vocal Art EMERGING PROFESSIONAL PROGRAM: Early bird application deadline EXTENDED to Jan 31st! Audition time slots are first-come, first-served. Casting will start immediately following the auditions. Sing with professional orchestra! Perform roles in fully staged productions! Improve your acting technique! Expand your professional network! Enhance your career skills! Two FULL productions in one summer: Menotti’s THE CONSUL and OPERA POTPOURRI, all fully staged with professional orchestra!  Roles for both Emerging Professional Artists and Studio Artists! All voice types are welcome! "I’m leaving inspired, full of passion with new skills to share with the world." "It was the most positive operatic experience I have ever had." "The experience was eye-opening and life changing."

Published Sun Jan 26, 2020
Full-tuition scholarship at the world’s premier training institution: Academy of Vocal Arts 20-21

The Academy of Vocal Arts is devoted to training young artists with tremendous potential as international opera stars. Resident Artists from the United States and around the world are prepared through rigorous vocal instruction, coaching, and performance training. Many of the world’s most riveting opera singers began their careers at the Academy of Vocal Arts. Nearly fifty AVA alumni have joined the Metropolitan Opera’s roster since 1980, including Angela Meade, Stephen Costello, Bryan Hymel, Michael Fabiano and Ailyn Perez. As of 2017, AVA alumni have been honored to receive five of the past eight Richard Tucker Awards and five of the eleven Beverly Sills Artist Awards given by the Metropolitan Opera.

Published Sat Jan 25, 2020
Live auditions happening now: International Lyric Academy 2020!

International Lyric Academy in Italy 2020, Celebrating 26 years in operation, is announcing the next round of auditions through United States. Please reserve your live spot now or apply online at Auditions: Chicago Jan 25, Wisconsin Jan 28, Kansas City Jan 30, Los Angeles Feb 1, San Diego Feb 2, Des Moines Feb 8, Nashville Feb 16, New York Mar 2. 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!!

Published Fri Jan 24, 2020
Prague Summer Nights 2020: Deadline Extended to 2/9

Extended application deadline: February 9. Live auditions happening now in January and February in several US cities. We are still casting all roles to perform at the historic Estates Theatre 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, as well as classics from Verdi, Puccini and Bizet. Apply online and audition to perform on the stage where Mozart himself conducted the premiere of Don Giovanni in 1787.

Published Fri Jan 24, 2020
New Initiative: Heifetz Baroque Vocal Workshop 2020

Singers wanted for The Heifetz Baroque Vocal Workshop – a new initiative from the Heifetz International Music Institute expressly for aspiring and emerging professional singers wishing to deepen their understanding of Baroque music and style, through the prism of the Institute’s renowned instrumental teaching and unique Performance and Communication Training method, marrying world-class vocal and instrumental instruction with experiential classes in Movement, Drama, Public Speaking, and other methods designed to enhance physical, gestural and verbal communication skills and leadership capacity both on and off stage. Led by Program Director David Stern and Principal Vocal Instructor Dominique Labelle. Live auditions at NEC (Boston) 2/16/2020

Published Thu Jan 23, 2020
Lyric Opera Studio Weimar Summer Studio 2020: Prelim deadline 1/31!

LA CENERENTOLA - Jun 24-Jul 23, 2020, DIE ZAUBERFLÖTE - Aug 4-29, 2020: Preliminary Deadline Jan 31, 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 alums work in theatres all over Germany! Learn more and apply at Scholarships available.

Published Thu Jan 23, 2020
Deadline nearing, main roles to be cast: The 2020 International Belcanto Academy

Deadline nearing - applications for Agrippina. We are still looking for main roles to be cast. The role of Nerone is still vacant (can be sung by tenor,soprano or contralto). Cost: €1450 incl. lodging. The International Belcanto Academy’s Music Academy Summer course 2020 will entail three weeks of intensive training. The course will include: individual voice lessons, drama training, rehearsals with conductor, audition training, role study and staging of Agrippina by Handel. This will be performed in Het Lichtruim Theater in De Bilt, The Netherlands. We offer audition training, role interpretation, stage performance and audition training.

Published Wed Jan 22, 2020