SUMMER OPERA ACADEMY

August 2021, Belgrade

 

Rossi Fest Summer Program focuses on the development of necessary professional skills for voice students and emerging opera artists, giving personalized attention to each participant, according to her/his specific strengths and needs. 

The Summer Program offers two packages: 

1) Carmen production two-week program of intensive voice lessons, coachings, musical and stage rehearsals, and a performance with an orchestra of Bizet’s Carmen on a theatre stage. 

 

2) Voice Masterclass & Mozart Competition program consisting a voice masterclass, a performance at Mozart competition with an orchestra, and a possibility of winning several prizes.

 

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CARMEN PRODUCTION

6-19 August  2021, Belgrade

 

What’s included:
  • 10 days of intensive staging and musical rehearsals for the production

  • 7 individual sessions with soprano Olga Makarina (Metropolitan opera) 

- Daily individual lessons of half an hour 

- Open attendance in other sessions of the masterclass

  • 2 coaching sessions with a répétiteur Srđan Jaraković (National Theatre Belgrade)

- Daily individual sessions of half an hour 

- Listening participation in other coaching sessions

  • 4 musical rehearsals with a conductor

  • Character in Action 2-day acting workshop on creating the character through active stage presence with the director Ana Grigorović (National Theatre in Belgrade) and the choreographer Tamara Pjević (Bitef Dance Company). 

  • Staged performance of Rossi Fest’s reduced production of Carmen with chamber orchestra on a theatre stage

  • Performances will be followed by the media (follow up, postproduction, interviews, etc)

  • Professional video and audio recordings from the performance

  • Professional photos from all the events, including rehearsals and behind-the-scenes

  • Accommodation: B&B based 

  • Optional: Lunch at a nearby restaurant for an additional 7€.

  • Optional: Guided walking tours of Belgrade 


 

Application requirements/guidelines
  • Application for the Program is to be made by filling in the Application form.

  • The application material includes:

    • Video recordings of two arias, not older than one year (one of which preferably from Bizet's Carmen)

    • CV / Biography, not longer than one page (including the information about previous education, engagements, and prizes).

    • Personal data required in the Application form.

  • The results will be announced not later than July 10th, 2021.
     

Application is free of charge

Deadline: July 5th, 2021

Participation fee: 1300€

INTERESTED?

APPLY HERE

 

VOICE MASTERCLASS &

MOZART COMPETITION

6-12 August  2021, Belgrade

What's included:
  • 2 individual sessions with soprano Olga Makarina (Metropolitan opera)

- Daily individual lessons of half an hour

- Open attendance in other sessions of the masterclass

  • Character in Action 2-day acting workshop on creating the character through active stage presence with Ana Grigorović (National Theatre in Belgrade) and choreographer Tamara Pjević (Bitef Dance Company). 

  • 2 sessions with conductor Adi Bar

- Daily individual lessons of half an hour

- Open attendance in other lessons

  • 2 rehearsals with conductor and orchestra

  • Musical rehearsals conducted by maestro Stefan Zekić (National Theatre in Belgrade)

  • Performance with orchestra at the Kolarac Concert Hall

  • Performances will be followed by the media (follow up, postproduction, interviews, etc)

  • Professional video and audio recordings from the performance

  • Professional photos from all the events, including rehearsals and behind-the-scenes

  • Individual feedback by all the jury members

  • Optional: B&B accommodation (at an extra charge - please contact the organizers)​

Mozart Competition 
Jury members:

 
 
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Olga Makarina
soprano

founder of Grand Stage International Arts Foundation

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Aneta Ilić
soprano

Voice professor and Vice-Dean at the Faculty of 
Music, Belgrade

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Katarina Jovanovič
soprano

Voice professor at the Faculty of 
Music, Belgrade

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Srboljub Dinić
conductor

General Music Director at the State Theatre 
Braunschweig

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Adi Bar
conductor

​Prizes & Awards
  • Certificates for all participants 

  • I, II, and III prize

  • Potential engagement for Serbian-speaking singers in the upcoming production of Mozart’s Der Schauspieldirector

  • Scholarship for Setúbal CantoFest 2022 (Portugal) 

  • Scholarship for Neustadter Meistersingerkurs mit Wettbewerbskonzert 2022 (Germany)

Application requirements/guidelines:
  • Application for the Program is to be made by filling in the following Application form

  • The application material includes:

    • Video recordings of two arias, not older than one year (one of which preferably from Bizet's Carmen)

    • CV / Biography, not longer than one page (including the information about previous education, engagements, and prizes).

    • Personal data required in the Application form.

  • The results will be announced not later than July 10th, 2021.

 

Application is free of charge

Deadline: July 5th, 2021

Participation fee: 560€

 

INTERESTED?

APPLY HERE

 

For more information, please contact us at: contact@rossifest.org