Students can apply for the full period and attend every courses from the 28th of June to the 21st of July.

First half period from the 28th of June to the 9th of July.

Concert featuring students of the Corso d’Opera at the Teatro Signorelli in Cortona in collaboration with the Accademia degli Arditi. With the extraordinary participation of MARIELLA DEVIA, pianist Angelo Michele Errico.

Second half period from the 9th to the 21st of July.

Concert featuring students of the Corso d’Opera at the Teatro Signorelli in Cortona in collaboration with the Accademia degli Arditi. With the extraordinary participation of ROBERTO SCANDIUZZI, pianist Beatrice Bartoli.

Preparation for the lessons with Mariella Devia with Angelo Michele Errico

Functional training for singers based on the program studied by Prof. Mario Marella, with Paolo Spicuglia, expert in sport science in collaboration with the department of Science and Sport Technology at the University of Florence. Daily 90-minute sessions of physical training specifically for singers. During the course, biometric parameters and preparation protocols will be created for each student, individually.

Vocal Technique with Mariella Devia, soprano.

Two sessions daily of 3 hours each. Each participant will have an individual session of 30-40 minutes daily. Pianist Collaborator Angelo Michele Errico

Effective communication beyond the stage with Alberto De Sanctis, trainer, expert coach in effective communication and public speaking

Team Building One sessions daily of 2 hours

Concert featuring students of the Corso d’Opera at the Teatro Signorelli in Cortona in collaboration with the Accademia degli Arditi. With the extraordinary participation of MARIELLA DEVIA, pianist Angelo Michele Errico.

Bioenergetics with Doctor Alessandro Temperani, Psychologist and Psychotherapist, Certified Bioenergetic Therapist at the International Institute for Bioenergetic Analysis.
Daily 2 hours group session. As well, each participant will have an individual session between the 8-9 July.

 

Chamber music with Leonardo De Lisi, teacher of Chamber Music at the Conservatorio Cherubini in Florence. Pianist collaborator Ulla Casalini.

Body Movement and Interpretation with Leda Lojodice.

Interpretation with Roberto Abbado, conductor.

Two sessions daily of 3 hours each. Each participant will have an individual session of 30-40 minutes daily. Pianist assistant Andrea Severi.

Acting lessons focusing on body technique and the use of the mask on stage with Hugo De Ana, opera and theatre stage director; two sessions a day, 3 hours each

 

Vocal technique and Interpretation with Roberto Scandiuzzi. Two sessions daily of 3 hours each. Each participant will have an individual session of 30-40 minutes daily. Pianist collaborator Beatrice Bartoli.

Lighting with Vinicio Cheli at the Teatro Signorelli in Cortona – at 7pm general rehearsal for the final concert.

Concert featuring students of the Corso d’Opera at the Teatro Signorelli in Cortona in collaboration with the Accademia degli Arditi. With the extraordinary participation of ROBERTO SCANDIUZZI, pianist Beatrice Bartoli.

Conclusions of Corso d’Opera 2019 in Cortona.

As in previous years, the lessons will be open to Italian and international experts from the opera and music industries, media, partners ad supporters. The public can observe the young singers and faculty during their lessons in vocal technique, interpretation, staging and body movement.

Each year the Corso d’Opera programs meetings to extend and deepen participants’ knowledge of various aspects of their chosen career. Among the “SEMINARS – CONFERENCES” are:

 

THE IMPORTANCE OF STUDYNG FOR ADVANCING YOUR CAREER: RAFFAELLA COLETTI, Artist Manager and Director of the Corso d’Opera, will speak with participants about the necessity of developing a career plan, including the time to study new roles

 

RAFFAELLA COLETTI interviews MARIELLA DEVIA on the self -discipline of professional singers to reach the highest artistic goals.

 

BEGINNING YOUR CAREER THROUGH COMPETITIONS AND AUDITIONS with DOMINIQUE MEYER, Director of the Wiener Staatsoper and President of the Corso d’Opera aps.

 

FREE YOUR ARTISTICAL POTENTIAL! HOW TO OBTAIN EXCELLENT PERFORMANCES WITH THE NPL STRATEGY with DOCTOR LINDA VIERUCCI, Trainer and professional Coach.