International announcement for the selection of Opera singers and Répétiteurs/Opera Coaches a.y. 2017/18


Accademia del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino announces open the enrolment for admission of Opera singers and Répétiteurs to the academic year 2017-18.

The objective of the course is the advanced vocational training of opera singers and répétiteurs/opera coaches.  Participants will be given the opportunity to attend lessons of highly qualified specialization, aimed at the advancement of their technical, stylistic, interpretive and scenic skills and the expansion of cultural knowledge necessary to practice the profession.

The advanced vocational training course will run from November 2017 through June 2018, with a possible extension for activities of work experience up to October 2018.
The young singers will have the opportunity to study with well-known artists and professionals of the field, and will be allowed to follow daily the different phases of opera production at the Opera di Firenze.  Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Foundation and the partner opera-symphonic institutions may offer the young artists the possibility to participate in operas and concerts in their season billboard, in title or cover roles.

The enrolment and the attendance to the course are free.

The young artists admitted to the Academy will be awarded a scholarship equal to Euro 800.00 gross per month (from November 2017 to June 2018). Additional prizes may be established by the Direction of the Academy in agreement with the Artistic Direction of Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino/Opera di Firenze.

The Coordination of the Academy is entrusted to Gianni Tangucci, in cooperation with the Artistic Direction of the Teatro del Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Foundation.

Enrolment deadline: May 10, 2017

Registration fee for selection: Euro 80,00

Opera singers

Age Limit:  born on or after January 1, 1984

Selection Dates: The preliminary phase is based on the assessment of a Curriculum Vitae and two video recordings. The next phases consist in live auditions, which will take place at the Opera di Firenze on the following dates:
– June 14, 15, 16 2017: semifinals
– June 17 2017: final




Répétiteurs/Opera Coaches

Age Limit: born on or after January 1, 1987

Selection Dates: The selection phase consists in live auditions, which will take place at the Opera di Firenze, Piazzale Vittorio Gui n.1, on the following dates:
– June 8, 9, 10 2017





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For more information
Enrolment office
Maggio Musicale Fiorentino Academy
Piazzale Vittorio Gui, 1 – 50144 Firenze (Italy)
Tel. (+39) 055 2779335
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