The workshop aims to be an in-depth analysis of “l’Elisir d’amore”, one of the cornerstones of opera literature, a milestone that every conductor must be able to deal with and a test for almost all the vocal registers. The workshop is addressed to conductors and singers who want to master and refine the main aspects of preparation and representation of the opera.
Teacher: M° Vittorio Parisi
Period: September 19 – 23 2018
Location: Villa Sandra, Lesa (Lago Maggiore – NO)
Orchestra in residence: Bellagio Festival Orchestra
COURSE AND OPPORTUNITIES
The workshop is divided into 5 (five) days of lessons. On the last day there will be the final concert with the performance of pieces from the opera in semi scenic form. The best students, chosen by the discretion of the teacher, will be recommended to the following institutions:
• Nice Opera Theater (France)
• Budapest Opera House (Hungary)
• Politeama Theater of Catanzaro (Italy)
• Opava National Opera (Czech Republic)
• Varna Opera House (Bulgaria)
• National Theater of the Opera of Rijeca (Croatia)
• Royal Opera House of Muscat (Oman)
Representatives of international art agencies will be invited to the final concert. Everyone is required to respect the concert dress code.
Wednesday 19th September, 9.30am – 1.30pm and 2.30pm – 7.00pm: study of the musical score and work with a pianist
Thursday, September 20th 9.30am – 1.30pm and 2.30pm – 7.00pm: study of the musical score and work with a pianist
Friday 21st September 9.30am – 1.30pm and 2.30pm – 7.00pm: study of the musical score and work with a pianist
Saturday 22nd September 9.30am – 1.30pm and 2.30pm – 7.00pm: study of the musical score and work with pianist and instrumentalists
Sunday 23rd September 10 am-1pm: general rehearsal
Sunday 23rd September at 8.30 pm: final public concert
REGISTRATION FEE FOR ALL STUDENTS
The registration fee is € 250 to be paid upon registration
Registration is made exclusively online through the appropriate page on this site
PARTICIPATION FEE FOR THE CONDUCTING STUDENTS
Participation fee for the course only: € 500
Participation fee including full board accommodation (single room with breakfast, lunch and dinner): € 800
The participation fee has to be paid within August 31st 2018; Accommodation at Villa Sandra is subject to availability
PARTICIPATION FEE FOR SINGING STUDENTS
Participation for singing students is free, they will only have to pay the registration fee.
Singing students who wish to stay at Villa Sandra are kindly requested to ask for availability upon registration.
The course will take place only if a sufficient number of members apply. The registration fee will not be refunded by any circumstances, except for the cancellation of the course due to force majeure; in this case the participants will be promptly contacted.