RIG 2. Baroque Opera Studio in Riga

Period of the EOA module in 2020-2021

  • August – December 2020
  • February – June 2021

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
    • Previous background in Baroque singing required

30 ECTs per semester

Application deadline and requirements

April 1, 2020

Application form Recordings (DVD, YouTube) 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.

Module Code : RIG 2
Institution : Riga
Dates : Aug-Dec 2020 / Feb-Jun 2021
Student : Singer
Language : English
Activity : Training / Operatic practice / Performance
Module Type : Opera performance