Students who enroll must attend all of the courses for the entire period from the 29th of June to the 18th of July.

First session 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 Andrea Severi at the pianoforte.

Second session from the 10th to the 19th 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 Alessandro Corbelli, staged by Hugo De Ana, with lighting by Vinicio Cheli, and Angelo Michele Errico at the pianoforte.

Effective Communication Beyond your Performance with Alberto De Sanctis, educator, expert effective communication coach, Public Speaking. Team Building. One three-hour session per day.

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

Vocal technique with Fernando Cordeiro Opa.

Two three-hour sessions per day. Each participant is guaranteed an individual lesson of 30-40 minutes per day. Collaborative Pianist Alessandro Praticò.

Bioenergetics with Alessandro Temperani, Psychologist and Psychotherapist, Certified Bioenergetic Therapist by the IBA 

Andrea Severi: Preparation for lessons with Roberto Abbado.

Two three-hour lessons. Each participant is guaranteed an individual lesson of 30-40 minutes.

Movement lessons with Anna Pasculli. Two three-hour sessions per day. Each participant is guaranteed an individual lesson. Alessandro Praticò at the pianoforte.

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.

Concert featuring students of the Corso d’Opera at the Teatro Signorelli in Cortona in collaboration with the Accademia degli Arditi. Featuring the extraordinary participation of Andrea Severi at the pianoforte.

Functional Training specifically for singers, following the program studied by Prof. Mario Marella, Bio-physician from the University of Florence, Department of Sport Sciences, with Paolo Spicuglia, expert in sport-science, from the equipe of the University of Florence. Sessions of an hour and a half per day. During the program biomedical measurements will be taken and work protocols specific to each student will be prepared.

Acting Lessons, focused on the techniques of the body and the mask, two three-hour sessions per day with the stage director Hugo De Ana.  Alessandro Stefanelli at the pianoforte.

 

Technique and Interpretation lessons with Alessandro Corbelli, baritone. Two three-hour sessions per day. Each participant is guaranteed an individual lesson of 30-40 minutes per day. Collaborative Pianist Angelo Michele Errico

Lighting with Vinicio Cheli at the Teatro Signorelli in Cortona.

Concert featuring students of the Corso d’Opera at the Teatro Signorelli in Cortona in collaboration with the Accademia degli Arditi, featuring the extraordinary participation of  Alessandro Corbelli, staged by Hugo De Ana, with lighting by Vinicio Cheli, and Angelo Michele Errico at the pianoforte.

Conclusion for Corso d’Opera at Cortona 2020 .

Meeting for the Professors-Students and Guests of Corso d’Opera 2020, Presentation of Certificates of Participation and Scholarships

As in the previous editions, the lessons of this year’s principle courses will be open to guests from the Italian and international musical and theatrical environment.

The audience can observe the young singers and the professors during lessons of vocal technique, interpretation, and the final rehearsals of the Concerts.

As in every edition, several in-depth meetings, “LESSON CONVERSATIONS” will be planned, which permit the participants to discuss the various aspects and facets of their profession.

 

 

29 June THE IMPORTANCE OF STUDY TO LAUNCH A LONG TERM CAREER. RAFFAELLA COLETTI, artist manager, Course Director of Corso d’Opera, will speak with the participants about the necessity to develop a strategic plan for one’s career, discover repertoire suitable to them, a program of musical studies and the development of soft skills.

 

2 July FEAR AND ANGER: EMOTIONS THAT CAN COMPROMISE ONE’S PERFORMANCE AND CAREER. HOW TO MANAGE THEM?

FABIO FASSONE, Certified CEB –Cultivating Emotional Balance Educator, California University –San Francisco and Santa Barbara Institute for Consciousness Studies and licenced CEBTT –Cultivating Emotional Balance Teacher Training with Paule Eve Ekman and Alan Wallace, he is a professor of Emotional Balance at UNIPI –University of Pisa,

 

10 July WALTER VERGNANO, President Corso d’Opera,  interview with  ROBERTO ABBADO self-discipline of a professional musician for reaching the highest artistic goals of his career.

 

16 July BEGINNING ONE’S CAREER ORIENTING ONESELF AMIDST COMPETITIONS AND AUDITIONS, meeting with DOMINIQUE MEYER, Director Wiener Staatsoper, Designated Superintendent of the Teatro alla Scala di Milano and Honorary President of Corso d’Opera.