Start YAP 2020/21 – Opera coaches/Répétiteurs department: October 1, 2020
The Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Academy/Florence Opera House announces open the enrollment to the selections for admission to the Young Artists Program for Répétiteurs/Opera coaches, 2020-2021 season.
The course is designed to train and form the opera pianist in his various specializations: opera coach/répétiteur, piano accompanist, conducting assistant, stage musical assistant, prompter, stage management assistant, lighting musical assistant.
PERIOD OF THE COURSE
From October 2020 to June 2021.
The training program includes individual, group and collective ordinary classroom lessons; master classes; stage-musical training workshops and work experience. The curriculum is divided into the following modules: Study of the score; Technical, musical, stylistic and interpretive development; Techniques of the recitativo and Improvisation; Accompaniment practice; The score for the stage and lighting; cultural knowledge of the field; workshop; work experience.
The faculty consists of affirmed professionals and renowned artists.
In addition, participants will be able to join in meetings with conductors, directors and singers, guests of the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino/Florence Opera House, and to assist in all stages of production of the operas and concerts on the playbill.
COURSE ATTENDANCE FEE
None. Attendance to the course is free.
All candidates admitted to the Course at the end of the selections are assigned a scholarship of euro 1,000.00 (one thousand/00) gross per month, for a total value of euro 9,000.00 (nine thousand/00) gross, with effect from October 2020 to June 2021.
The Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino/Florence Opera House and the partner musical institutions may offer the participants artistic contracts for preparation and performance of operas and concerts.
Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino/Florence Opera House, Piazzale Vittorio Gui, 1 – 50144 Firenze (Italy).
REQUIREMENTS FOR ADMISSION IN THE SELECTION
Candidates must meet the following requirements:
The qualifications obtained at non-Italian musical institutions will be considered only if equivalent to those issued by the above Italian public institutions, according to international agreements and regulations.
The selections are open to both Italian and foreign citizens, including citizens coming from countries outside the European Union.
APPLICATION TO PARTICIPATE IN THE SELECTION
Exclusively online clicking on the red button “Enrol now” at the bottom of this web page.
July 31, 2020, 11:59 pm Italian time.
September 4-5-6, 2020 at the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino/Florence Opera House, Piazzale Vittorio Gui, 1 – Firenze (Italy).
Date and time of the convocation will be communicated to each candidate by August 10, 2020.
Convocation will be sent only via email at the email address provided by the candidate in the application form. No other notification system will be considered.
Non-admission to the selections due to failure to meet the requirements of art. 2 of the Announcement, will be communicated to the candidates concerned by the dates and in the manner described in the preceding paragraphs.
1) Preliminary round
a) performance of a piano piece chosen by the candidate, maximum 10 minutes in duration (Ouvertures of operas are admitted);
b) piano performance of the “Finale” of Act Two of The marriage of Figaro by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, from Allegro assai, “Voi signor che giusto siete” (entrance of Marcellina, Basilio and Bartolo) to the end of the act, with humming the vocal parts;
c) sight reading of opera excerpts of the Italian operatic repertoire.
2) Final round
d) execution and realization of a recitativo secco taken from The barber of Seville by Gioachino Rossini, with humming the vocal parts. The recitative, chosen by the candidate, must include at least two characters;
e) piano performance of Act I of La bohème by Giacomo Puccini under a conductor;
f) piano performance, with humming the vocal parts, of:
– an opera excerpt (soloist aria or ensemble piece) in French language;
– an opera excerpt (soloist aria or ensemble piece) in German language;
SELECTION ADMISSION FEE
Euro 80.00 (Eighty/00), including VAT, to be paid online by credit card. The paid enrollment fee will not be refunded in any way, except in the case of cancellation of the selections.
ADMISSION TO THE COURSE OF NON-EU CITIZENS
Upon registering for the course and for the entire duration of the academic year the admitted non-EU citizens will need to demonstrate compliance with current Italian immigration law. In particular, they will have to provide a copy of their passport and a valid residence permit.
EXCLUSIVE VALIDITY OF THE ANNOUNCEMENT FOR SELECTIONS IN ITALIAN LANGUAGE
This announcement for selections is published in Italian and English language. In case of dispute only the Italian version will be considered.
Published on December 20, 2019; Updated on March 31, 2020
December 20, 2019 – International announcement of selection for Opera coaches/Répétiteurs
Amendments and additions
March 1, 2020 – Extention of the application deadline
For more information
Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Academy
Florence Opera House, Piazzale Vittorio Gui,1 – 50144 Firenze (FI) – Italy
Tel +39 055 2779335
E-mail: [email protected]