OSL 3. Audition Training

Period of the EOA module in 2020-2021

March 15th – June 15th 2021

During this module we will focus on audition training and the challenges that comes with this. We will arrange several audition training activities with feedback from a jury.

We will also focus on mental training – how to deal with stress and nervousness, and we will talk about the opera business in general:

  • how to write a professional CV
  • what repertoir to sing
  • how to get an agency
  • career strategy
  • masterclass

We also provide acting classes in how to move and act on stage

Name(s) of the professor(s)

  • Mental training: Nils-Harald Sødal and Kari Anne Bierkestrand
  • Acting: Jacopo Spirei, Stephen Hutton, Birgit Nordby and Nina-Lill Svendsen
  • Vocal coaching: Solveig Kringlebotn, Toril Carlsen, Magnus Staveland and Ole Jørgen Kristiansen
  • Musical coaching: Olesya Tutova, Luca De Marchi, and Markus Kvits
  • Italian language: Margherita Podesta Heir

Open for:

  • 1-2 singers

Number of teaching / production hours of the EOA module:

  • 120 hrs

        Number of ECTs

  • 24

Application

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

  • CV
  • Repertoire
  • Videos

Description of the final examination:

  • Audition

Entrance examination: week number, location, digital yes/no, material/repertoire etc.

  • Digital material sent before December 1st 2020

OSL 2. Italian Opera (cancelled)

Period of the EOA module in 2020-2021

September 14th 2020 – December 14th 2020

  • Opera production Händel/Rossini with small ensemble.  Vocal coaching and ensemble rehearsals.
  • Stage director Prof. Jacopo Spirei
  • 6 weeks of stage rehearsals from November 9th.
  • Performances December 10 & 11th at the Academy of Opera/Mainstage

Name(s) of the professor(s)

  • Jacopo Spirei
  • Olesya Tutova
  • Toril Carlsen
  • Solveig Kringelborn
  • Luca de Marchi

Possible extras in addition to this module

  • Movement classes, acting classes, language classes
  • Audition training, vocal coaching
  • Estimated total of extras: up to 12 ECTS credits

Open for:

  • 1-3 singers

Number of teaching / production hours of the EOA module:

  • Preparation 180 hrs
  • Production 200 hrs Number of ECTs

24 ECTs

Description of the final examination:

  • Performances at the Mainstage/ Academy of Opera

Application

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

  • CV
  • Repertoire
  • Videos

Entrance examination:

  • Digital material sent before June 1st 2020
  • Entrance examination week 50
  • Repertory tba before May 15th 2020

OSL 1. Opera Production (cancelled)

Period of the EOA module in 2020-2021

December 2020 – February 2021

Full scale opera production with orchestra. Vocal coachings, ensemble rehearsals, musical calls with conductor from December 1st 2020.

Stage director Prof. Jacopo Spirei, Conductor Prof. Gregor Bühl 6 weeks of stage rehearsals from January 4th 2021.

Performances February 18, 19 and 20 in 2021 at Scene 2 in The National Opera of Norway (DNO&B)

Name(s) of the professor(s)

  • Jacopo Spirei
  • Gregor Bühl
  • Olesya Tutova
  • Toril Carlsen
  • Solveig Kringelborn

Possible extras in addition to this module

  • Movement classes, acting classes, language classes
  • Audition training, vocal coaching
  • Estimated total of extras: up to 12 ECTS credits

Open for:

  • 1-3 singers

Number of teaching / production hours of the EOA module:

  • Preparation 180 hrs
  • Production 200 hrs

12 ECTs

Description of the final examination:

  • Performances at The Norwegian National Opera in Oslo

Application

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

  • CV
  • Repertoire
  • Videos

Entrance examination:

  • Digital material sent before May 1st, 2020
  • Entrance examination week 34
  • Repertory tba before February 1st, 2020