OSL 2. Audition training

Period of the EOA module in 2022-2023:

March 15th – June 15th, 2023

Content:

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 repertoire to sing
  • how to get an agency
  • career strategy
  • masterclass

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

Label:

  • Audition training

Name(s) of the professor(s):

  • Mental training : Nils-Harald Sødal and Kari Anne Bjerkestrand
  • 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

Number of ECTS:

  • In total 24 ECTS credits

Description of the final examination:

  • Audition

Entrance examination:

  • CV
  • Repertoire
  • Two videos (it can be a link of YouTube or any other platform)
  • Deadline: December 1st, 2022

Total expenses of the EOA module per student and what is included / excluded in this price

  • Module is available within an Erasmus exchange (SMS or SMP).

OSL 1. Full-scale opera production

Period of the EOA module in 2022-2023

January – March 2023

Description of the Module

                             

  • Language coaching
  • Musical rehearsals with the conductor, pianists and orchestra
  • Scenic rehearsals with the stage director, conductor and pianists
  • Performances

Kind of voice and role

  • TBA

Specialty of this module in comparison with other courses in Europe

Operatic practice/Acting/Performance

Name(s) of the professor(s):

  • Director: Stefan Herheim
  • Conductor: Gregor Bühl
  • Coaches: Luca de Marchi, Olesya Tutova, Markus Kvits
  • Voice teachers: Solveig Kringlebotn, Toril Carlsen

Possible extras in addition to this module:

  • movement classes
  • acting classes
  • language classes (Italian)
  • audition training and vocal coaching

 Estimated total of extras: up to 12 ECTS credits

Open for:

  • 1-2 singers
  • 1 stage director

Number of teaching / production hours of the EOA module:

  • Preparation 180 hours
  • Production 200 hours

Number of ECTS:

  • 24 ECTS

Description of the final examination:

  • Opera performances at the Norwegian National Opera

Entrance examination:

  • CV
  • Repertoire
  • Two videos (it can be a link to YouTube or any other platform)
  • Deadline: June 1st 2022

Teaching language

English

The results for the applications of all the Full-staged opera production modules will be communicated to the candidates only by the end of September 2022.