MAA 3. Opera production experience: director. Internship

Period of the EOA module in 2021-2022:

January/February/March 2021

To experience the different sides of your profession in the context of an opera production. The students will learn the key skills to perform their role in the context of the interdisciplinary art form par excellence. Specialization is required from all those who take part in an opera production, regarding to technical and stylistic skills.

During this workshop the participants prepare a complete opera.

The title chosen by Conservatorium Maastricht for their 2022 opera production will be Les Contes d’Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach.

Open for:

  • 1 or 2 directors

Application:

Via application form in EOA website. Keep in mind you will need to include:

  • CV (including a Portfolio of previous projects)
  • Videos

The coaching includes:

  • working with a professional conductor/director
  • a professional stage director individual vocal coaching on style, interpretation and applied technique by our vocal staff.
  • language coaching (depending on the language of the programmed opera)

The module will conclude with 4 fully staged performances of the opera, accompanied by the ensemble of the Maastricht Conservatorium, in collaboration with Opera Zuid.

Name(s) of the professor(s) of this module:

  • Conductor: To be announced
  • Stage Director: To be announced
  • Vocal coaches: Yvonne Schiffelers, Susanne Schimmack, Axel Everaert, Frans Kokkelmans
  • Language: TBC

Final Examination:

Permanent Artistic Evaluation + Public performance

MAA 2. Opera production experience: collaborative piano

Period of the EOA module in 2021-2022:

January/February/March 2022

To experience the different sides of your profession in the context of an opera production. The students will learn the key skills to perform their role in the context of the interdisciplinary art form par excellence. Specialization is required from all those who take part in an opera production, regarding to technical and stylistic skills.

During this workshop the participants prepare a complete opera.

The title chosen by Conservatorium Maastricht for their 2022 opera production will be Les Contes d’Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach.

Open for:

  • 1 or 2 pianists

Application:

Via application form in EOA website. Keep in mind you will need to include:

  • CV
  • Repertoire
  • Videos

The coaching includes:

  • working with a professional conductor/director
  • a professional stage director individual vocal coaching on style, interpretation and applied technique by our vocal staff.
  • language coaching (depending on the language of the programmed opera)

The module will conclude with 4 fully staged performances of the opera, accompanied by the ensemble of the Maastricht Conservatorium, in collaboration with Opera Zuid.

Name(s) of the professor(s) of this module:

  • Conductor: To be announced
  • Stage Director: To be announced
  • Vocal coaches: Yvonne Schiffelers, Susanne Schimmack, Axel Everaert, Frans Kokkelmans
  • Language: TBC

Final Examination:

Permanent Artistic Evaluation + Public performance

MAA 1. Take the chance to shine on stage: Performing a role in a fully staged opera

Period of the EOA module in 2021-2022:

January/February/March 2022

Perform a leading role in a staged opera with ensemble.

The title chosen by Conservatorium Maastricht for their 2022 opera production will be Les Contes d’Hoffmann by Jacques Offenbach.

Open for:

1 or 2 singers from the EOA can participate, next to our own singing and acting students.

The coaching includes:

  • working with a (professional) conductor
  • a professional stage director
  • individual vocal coaching on style, interpretation and applied technique by our vocal staff.
  • First 6 weeks include 15 hours of training by main subject teachers and opera coach.
  • Next 6 weeks working on the production

The module will conclude with 4 fully staged performances of the opera, accompanied by the ensemble of the Maastricht Conservatorium, in collaboration with Opera Zuid.

Name(s) of the professor(s) of this module:

  • Conductor: To be announced
  • Stage Director: To be announced
  • Vocal coaches: Yvonne Schiffelers, Susanne Schimmack, Axel Everaert, Frans Kokkelmans

In addition, an interactive workshop dealing with artistic entrepreneurship, self- promotion via social media and branding will be offered. This will give young artists the tools and skills to develop their artistic careers and to bring classical music to the core of society.

Application:

Via application form in EOA website. Keep in mind you will need to include:

  • CV
  • Repertoire
  • Videos
  • Keep in mind that you can you can apply with your own repertoire.

Final Examination:

Permanent Artistic Evaluation + Public performance