Russian language in opera fragments of Russian composers

Autumn semester September 1 – December 23, 2018
Spring semester January 29 - June 15, 2019
communication languages EN/RU

1-2 vocal students

Russian language phonetics and training in opera excerpts of Russian composers (N. Rimski-Korsakov, P. Tchaikovsky, S. Prokofiev) together with local students. Daily lessons in the opera studio “Figaro”.

Possibility to participate in rehearsals/performances of Eugen Onegin at the National Opera . Possibility to master the Russian language: perception, listening, speaking, reading, communication skills.

In addition, EOA students will be offered a tailor-made study programme:

  • Singing lessons – vocal coaching for opera repertoire.
  • Working with pianists.
  • Acting skills.
  • Stage movement and dance.
  • Contemporary ear-training techniques.
  • Vocal ensemble.
  • Chamber singing.

Possibility to combine extended studies of Russian opera repertoire with Russian-speaking teachers and in the live language environment.

Kristine Gailite, Lilija Greidane , Krisjanis Norvelis , Janis Apeinis , Antra Jankava
Ugis Brikmanis (stage director)
Regina Kaupuza (choreographer)
Prof. Viesturs Gailis (conductor, Artistic Director of Opera Studio Figaro).

Description of final examination:

Public performance of opera excerpt(s).

Possible extras:

Supplementary tailor-made study programme, free entrance to all National Opera performances (except premieres and guest performances), very intensive concert activities and city culture.

Activity: Performance, Training
Academy of music: Riga
Language training: Russian
Student: Singers

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