The workshop is intended for conductors who want to examine in depth the many cases regarding the operatic repertoire, in particular:

  • relation with the vocal cast and the choir (piano rehearsal, arguments related to the use of the voice and the choice of the singers etc..)
  • relation with the direction
  • management of the orchestra time

The lessons will be theoretic and practical as well, with the aid of the vocal cast of of the instruments (piano accompanist) of the titles object of the workshop.

Teacher: M° Vittorio Parisi
Period: May 23 – 27 2017
Application deadline: May 1
Location: “Baia del Sole” Resort , Tropea (Vibo Valentia)

The workshop aims to examine in depth two masterpieces of the operatic literature, milestones in the repertoire that every one needs to be able to deal with. The workshop is oriented towards these conductors who want to deepen aspects such as: relation with the vocal cast and with the choir (rehearsal, specific aspects of the vocalism, choice of the performers etc.), relation with the director and problems related to the management of the orchestra in the theatre. The lessons will be theorethical and applied, with the aid of the vocal cast and of the instruments (piano accompanists).

The workshop occurs during 5 days. During the workshop the teacher will select one or more students to whom will be offered an enrollment for the conduction of:
– One performance of “Il barbiere di Siviglia” with the direction of Miklos Gàbor Kerènyi in Italy or Hungary during the Summer 2017
– 1 lyric-symphonic concert in 2018 season of Bacau Philarmonic Orchestra (Romania)
The conditions of the employment will be decided directly by the conductors chosen or by their representatives.

Tuesday May 23 at 10-13 and 14,30-18,30: “Le Nozze di Figaro” Acts I and II
Wednesday May 24 at 10-13 and 14,30-18,30: “Le Nozze di Figaro” Acts III and IV
Thursday May 25 at 10-13 and 14,30-18,30: “Le Nozze di Figaro” recap and “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” Act I
Friday May 26 at 10-13 and 14,30-18,30: “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” Act I and II
Saturday May 27  at 10-13 and 14,30-18,30: “Il Barbiere di Siviglia” recap

The participation fee includes the attendance to the workshop and the accomodation at Baia del Sole resort.

Participatio fee + accomodation in single room (breakfast included):  €600
Participation fee + accomodation in double room (breakfast included): €400 (per person)

The participation fee will be paid at the moment of the application. The application will be made exlusively on-line through the apposite page on this website.

The courses will be activated with a minimum number of students. The application fee will not be returned in any case, except the cancellation of the courses; in that case the students will be promptly advised.