Full Opera Production

Full Opera Program with Costumes and scenary

The International Lyric Academy is celebrating 29 years of success by partnering with Opera Carolina. In 2023, the ILA will offer an intensive 5-week program that will start in Charlotte, NC on June 19 and continue in Vicenza, Italy for the last two weeks. Students will be offered a unique life experience and the possibility to perform in both countries, including special bundled discounts and scholarships.

During this 5-week program, young musicians and singers from across the world receive professional coaching and voice lessons, and participate in a full range of masterclasses, individualized instruction, concerts, recitals and rehearsals culminating in 2 performances of LE NOZZE DI FIGARO by W. A. Mozart (full Opera production) and in 2 performances of  J. Offenbach’s  LES CONTES D’ HOFFMANN (semi-staged production). Both productions will be performed also in Italy.

Meet world-class directors, voice teachers, conductors, and  leading Artists managers from all around the world. Don’t miss the opportunity to audition and be cast in the next Season of Opera Carolina and make a direct jump from being a full-time student to launching a full-time professional career. 

  DON’T MISS THIS INCREDIBLE OPPORTUNITY!                                          RESERVE YOUR AUDITION NOW. Apply Now

The International Lyric Academy is the only training program in Italy that offers exclusive agent auditions to participants in the Full Opera and Italian Opera Programs. Throughout the period there will be several opportunities to sing exclusively for Italian agents representing such houses as San Carlo in Naples, Teatro dell’opera in Rome, Arena di Verona and La Scala. This service is free and available only to our best singers.

The Opera productions are a wonderful opportunity for artists. Singers work with the maestros preparing the roles in the 2023 production of two performances of LE NOZZE DI FIGARO by W. A. Mozart (full Opera production) and in 2 performances of  J. Offenbach’s  LES CONTES D’ HOFFMANN (semi-staged production).  In addition to the full performances, stagings, rehearsals, costuming, and production craft are all part of the ILA experience. Singers participate in a weekly vocal lesson, Italian language class as well as have multiple opportunities to participate in master classes. Recitals are available at the weekly Florilegium or Grand Gala Concerts.

AUDITION REPERTOIRESingers: Two Italian arias or art songs. One piece must be sung in Italian; a second piece in italian or in another language of your choise. Apply Now

2023 REPERTOIRE

FULL OPERA PRODUCTION: LE NOZZE DI FIGARO by W. A. Mozart

SEMI-STAGED OPERA: LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN

MOZART MARATHON: Arias and duets from Mozart, Puccini, Verdi, Donizetti, Rossini. (Find all info in the Opera Marathon section)

OPERA SCENES IN CONCERT: Various repertoire (Find all info in the Opera scenes section)

LYRIC CONCERTS  (Opera, Lieder, Chansons and Musical Theater)

CHAMBER MUSIC: for Orchestra professors according with their repertoire

MUSICAL THEATER PROGRAM: Program will be announced soon

ORCHESTRA PROGRAM: Instrumentalists play in ILA’s professional Symphony Orchestra and in chamber music concerts.

Singers benefit from repertoire and diction coaching, Italian language instruction, master classes, acting, training for auditions, and career strategy.

PROGRAM DATES: Charlotte (North Carolina), June 19 – Vicenza (Italy), July 10 – 23

PERFORMANCE DATES: TBA

TO AUDITION:

–LEAD ROLES: Two arias are required. Prepare an aria from the role(s) for which you wish to audition and an aria in Italian. In addition, please prepare an extended Italian recitative of your choice (from any opera) or a short spoken monologue in Italian. Or send arias from your own repertoire.

–SUPPORTING ROLES/ENSEMBLE/OPERA SCENES PROGRAM: Prepare two arias or art songs in Italian, German, or French.

 POSITIONS AVAILABLE: Double Cast

PROGRAM PRICES:

LE NOZZE DI FIGARO:

LEAD ROLES: $6300 includes an air conditioned double room in a 4 stars hotel, with wi-fi and breakfast, but does not include airfare and meals.

SUPPORTING ROLES: $4800 includes an air conditioned double room in a 4 stars hotel, with wi-fi and breakfast, but does not include airfare and meals.

  • LE NOZZE DI FIGARO ROLES:
Conte d’Almaviva
Baritone
Contessa d’Almaviva
Soprano
Susanna
Soprano
Figaro
Bass
Cherubino
Soprano/Mezzosoprano
Marcellina
Soprano/Mezzosoprano
Don Bartolo
Bass
Don Basilio
Tenor
Don Curzio
Tenor
Barbarina
Soprano
Antonio
Baritone/Bass/Tenor
Amanti costanti
Soprano, Mezzo
Chorus
All

LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN:

LEAD ROLES: $5800 includes an air conditioned double room in a 4 stars hotel, with wi-fi and breakfast, but does not include airfare and meals.

SUPPORTING ROLES: $4600 includes an air conditioned double room in a 4 stars hotel, with wi-fi and breakfast, but does not include airfare and meals.

  • LES CONTES D’HOFFMANN ROLES:
Olympia
Soprano
Giulietta
Soprano
Antonia/Stella
Soprano
Hoffmann
Tenor
Lindorf
Contralto
Coppelius
Bass-baritone
Dappertutto
Bass-baritone
Doct. Miracle
Bass-baritone
Nicklause/La Muse
Mezzosoprano
Luther/Crespel
Baritone
Andres/Cochenille/Frantz/Pitichinacchio
Tenor
Hermann/Schlemil
Beritone
Spalanzani/Nathanel
Tenor

 

All participants pay their own travel, meals and insurance.

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