RIG 2. Baroque Opera Studio in Riga

Period of the EOA module in 2021-2022:

  • August – December 2021
  • February – June 2022

Baroque opera studio – joint module in collaboration with Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre. Baroque opera production in collaboration with the orchestra Collegium Musicum Riga.

Repertoire – Jean Batiste Lully “Armide”, Claudio Monteverdi “Il ritorno d`Ulisse In Patria”

Collaboration with professional baroque orchestra:

  • Maris Kupčs, Head of Early music department, Collegium Musicum Riga
  • Teachers of LMTA.

Possible extras beside the module:

Lessons of Rhetoric, Ornamentation, Vocal training, Baroque music interpretation training, Basso continuo, Baroque dance and gestures

Minimum and maximum number of students :

2-3 EOA students

Number of ECTs within accreditation:

30 ECTs per semester

Deadline of application and requirements:

1st Deadline: April 15th, 2021

2nd Deadline: September 15th, 2021

Recordings (DVD, YouTube) Application form

Artistic CV

Description of the final examination:

Public performance of baroque opera either in Bauska Castle or in one of Riga concert halls /churches.

Total Expenses of the EOA module:

EUR 1360 p/semester (travel and subsistence not) Free for Erasmus + students and trainees.

RIG 1. Russian Language in Opera fragments of Russian Composers

Period of the EOA module in 2021-2022

  • Autumn semester September 1st – December 23rd, 2021
  • Spring semester    February 1st- June 15th, 2022

Russian language phonetics and training in opera fragments of Russian composers /N. Rimski-Korsakov, P. Tchaikovski, S. Prokofiev etc./ together with local students. Daily lessons in Opera studio “Figaro”.

Possibility to participate in rehearsals/performances of “The Queen of Spades” at the National Opera.

Possibility to master Russian language: perception, listening, speaking, reading, communication skills.

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

  • Singing lessons – opera repertoire vocal coaching
  • Work with pianist
  • Acting skills
  • Stage movement and dance
  • Contemporary ear training techniques
  • Vocal ensemble
  • Chamber singing

Specialty of this module in comparison with other courses in Europe

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

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

Possible extra’s beside the module

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

Minimum and maximum number of students

  • 1 – 2 max

Number of teaching / production hours of the EOA module

  • According to study programme
  • Number of ECTS within bachelor/ master accreditation
  • 24 – 30 ECTS (depending on courses selected)

Deadline of application and requirements

1st deadline: April 15th, 2021

2nd deadline: September 15th, 2021

Recordings (DVD, YouTube)

Application form (via EOA website)

Artistic CV

Description of the final examination

Public performance of opera fragment/s.

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

EUR 1360 p/semester (travel and subsistence not included)

Free for ERASMUS + students and trainees.