French Repertoire (French Opera, French Song, possible extension to French Baroque Opera)
September 2019 – January 2020
communication language: EN and FR
Open for: 1-2 vocal students
French phonetics (theory and practice). French phonetics coaching. French repertoire and opera coaching. Vocal technique and style coaching in French repertoire. Stage work - French opera. Masterclass - French repertoire Public performances and discussion of all requirements of the chosen repertoire.
Specialisation in French opera with full linguistic and stylistic background. Choice of repertoire according to student’s needs. Individual teaching with full recognition of the artistic potential and possibilities of each student.
Name(s) of the professor(s) of this module: Prof. Sacha Michon and Florence Million-Krattenmacher (French phonetics & coaching). Nina Uhari (French repertoire and opera coaching). Vocal technique and style coaching: students choose one of the Vocal Department professors: Marcin Habela, Maria Diaconu, Jeanne Roth, Stuart Patterson. Marc Mayoraz (stage work) Masterclass: e.g. Patricia Petitbon, Gilles Cachemaille, Karine Deshayes.
Possible extras: Preparation of an entire role from French opera repertoire: Nina Uhari. Grotowski’s Theater Training, Marc Mayoraz. French Baroque Coaching, sessions: Dorota Cybulska French Baroque Opera Coaching, sessions: Leonardo Garcia Alarcon (with the participation of the Maestro al Cembalo class of the Early Music Department) French Contemporary Vocality and Repertoire: Marcin Habela French Chamber Music: Guy-Michel Caillat Masterclass and seminars Professional Practice (career strategy, preparation for the auditions and auditions for artistic institutions in Switzerland)
Description of the final examination: Progress examination and final public performance (only in Full time module).
Communication language: English and French