CALL 2021

CALL FOR SELECTIONS TO THE OPERA STUDIO - BELCANTO ACADEMY, 2021

 

 

The Belcanto Academy selects opera singers and accompanying pianists for the Academic Year 2021.

 

 

The Academy is free of charge, and is divided into two educational paths:

- Course for classical singers with a focus in solo singing

- Course for accompanying pianists / collaborating and stage maestros.

Didactic organization

The courses will take place in monthly internships of 5 consecutive days divided into:

a) Course for classical singers with a focus in solo singing

- lessons of vocal technique and repertoire

- acting

- literature and history of melodrama

- masterclasses with well-known singers, opera agents and artistic directors

- seminars on phoniatrics and vocology

- individual motor activity paths with a physiotherapist / personal trainer

- seminars on osteopathy and posture

- neurology seminars

- basic classical dance and motor dance for opera singers 

- diction and pronunciation of Italian, German, English / American English, French, Spanish, Finnish, Swedish

 

b) Course for accompanying pianists / stage master collaborators

- lessons in piano technique and operatic repertoire

- practice of accompaniment

- rudiments of conducting

- masterclasses with renowned pianists, agents and artistic directors

- literature and history of melodrama

- rudiments of vocal technique and vocology for accompanying pianists

- individual motor activity paths with a physiotherapist / personal trainer

- seminars on osteopathy and posturology

- neurology seminars

- dancamotricity

- diction and pronunciation of Italian, German, English / American English, French, Spanish, Finnish, Swedish

Regulations:

Candidates must commit to their availability in advance to attend the courses

of the Academy regularly and to hold concerts and events that will be organized. Those who

they will pass the selections will be admitted to the Academy and will have to attend

obligatorily at least 75% of the lessons to obtain the right to the final diploma and to each

any further activity of the Academy (auditions for theaters and managers, concerts,

opera performances, etc).

 

Main teachers:

 

M ° William Matteuzzi, world famous tenor and teacher at the most prestigious academies

Ms Giovanna Lomazzi, casting manager A.S.L.I.C.O

M ° Gioacchino Gitto, tenor and classical singing manager

M° Franco Silvestri, agent of Lirica International Opera Management di Verona

M ° Marco Voleri, tenor and artistic director of the Goldoni Theater - Mascagni Festival in Livorno

Prof.ssa Giuseppina Piunti, mezzosoprano and singing teacher

M° Matteo Peirone, baritone and director

Prof.ssa Linda Campanella, soprano and singing teacher

Prof. Cordelia Hӧfer-Teutsch, pianist and lecturer at the Mozarteum University of Salzburg

M° Jorg Hempel, baritone and teacher at the Hochschule für Musik Dresden

M ° Giacomo Fornari, musicologist and director of the Bolzano Conservatory

M ° Carlo Grante, pianist and teacher at the Conservatory of Bolzano

M° Cosimo Colazzo, Composer and teacher at the Conservatory of Trento

M° Fabio Cifariello Ciardi, Composer and teacher at the Conservatory of Trento

Dr. Lucio Parmeggiani, neurologist, Bolzano General Hospital

Dott.ssa Orietta Calcinoni, phonologist and otolaryngologist, Teatro alla Scala in Milan

M ° Massimo Lambertini, executive director, pianist, conductor and teacher at the Trento Conservatory

Dr. Francesca Micarelli, artistic director, opera Singer, Violinist and Vocologist

Dr. Federico Busarello, kinesiologist and head of the Motor Activity Center

M ° Elisa Canton, classical dancer

M ° Maria Svan, head of international relations, English / American English coach

M ° Eva Marco, Spanish coach

M ° Salla Syrjälä, Finnish and Swedish coach

M° Sebastiano Beozzo, organizational coordinator and IT manage

Admission requirements:

- opera singers with a diploma, a bachelor's degree or a master's degree in opera singing; singers who attend Higher Institutes of Music Studies, Music Schools or Academies

- solo pianists and accompanists in possession of a diploma, bachelor's or master's degree in piano; pianists who attend Higher Institutes of Music Studies, Music Schools or Academies

- candidates of any nationality without age limit are admitted

 

Signing up:

Participants will be selected through curriculum vitae and audio-video material, which must be sent no later than 31 January 2021; pre-selected candidates will have to undergo a motivational interview online.

The ranking of the participants will be sent to each candidate by email.

All registrations for the audition must be sent to the email of the artistic director: academybelcanto@gmail.com

Applications must be accompanied by an artistic curriculum, photo, a copy of a document of

valid identity (passport in the case of non-EU citizens), a link to audio-video material (using a service like Vimeo, YouTube, OneDirve, iCloud, Dropbox, Google Drive, WeTransfer etc.) + a list of the songs sent.

M° William Matteuzzi

Tenore di fama internazionale e docente nelle più importanti Accademia italiane ed estere

Sig.ra Giovanna Lomazzi

Vicepresidente e Casting Manager As.Li.Co Teatro Sociale di Como

Prof. Cordelia Höfer-Teutsch

Pianista e Docente presso Mozarteum University di Salisburgo

Dott. Federico Busarello

Chinesiologo e Personal Trainer, Training fisico del cantante lirico e del musicista

M° Carlo Grante

Pianista concertista e docente presso il Conservatorio "C. Monteverdi" di Bolzano

M° Augusto Faggioli

Regista e Docente di arti recitative presso il Conservatorio "F A. Bonporti" di Trento

M° Giacomo Fornari 

Musicologo, Direttore del Conservatorio "C. Monteverdi" di Bolzano

M° Giuseppina Piunti 

Soprano e mezzosoprano, esperienza in master di interpretazione scenica

M° Marco Voleri

Tenore e Direttore Artistico del Mascagni Festival

M° Elisa Canton 

Ballerina classica, danza motricità, danza classica per cantanti lirici 

M° Matthias Ludwig

Repertorio tedesco e Liederistica, Coach di lingua tedesca

M° Franco Silvestri 

Agente Lirico

Dott. Elettra Nilo 

Esperta in Osteopatia e posturologia

Dott. Riccardo Dalledonne

Chinesiologo e Personal trainer, 

 Training del cantante lirico e del musicista