sopranos and tenors, 32 years
mezzosopranos, baritones, altos and basses, 34 years
Online video-audition: April 15
Entrance examination: July 17 / 9 a.m.
To be admitted to this Course candidates must pass the required examination and pay the corresponding attendance fee.
The pieces chosen for the examination should be written on the application form.
The candidate must provide the instructor and pianist with copies of these pieces in the key in which it will be performed.
After the examination students will be able to make an in-depth study of additional pieces of their choice. These pieces should be listed in advance on the application form.
The Course is dedicated to the study of bel canto with the intention of consolidating the basis in terms of both technique and expression. The foreseen repertoire, while remaining within the realm of classical music, may range from Monteverdi to Menotti.
For the entrance examination, candidates must prepare by heart three pieces, chosen from their own repertoire, to be indicated beforehand on the applicatin form.
Candidates must supply one copy of each composition for the Instructor and one for the pianist in the key in which the piece will be performed.
In anticipation of the performance of Il barbiere di Siviglia, ovvero La precauzione inutile by Giovanni Paisiello, students may optionally include the entire part of one of the protagonists of that opera.
Interested students are requested to contact the student secretariat who will be able to provide the necessary information on the arias required for the performance.
It is recommended to send a video with one or more arias from the Paisiello’s operas along with the application.