LOD 1. Performance of an operatic role in an opera production

Period of the EOA module in 2020-2021

January – April 2021 (min. 3 months)

Professional preparation of an opera part, concluded with its performance within the framework of the show.

Training and opera production – J. Ph. Rameau – “Platèe”, in concert version

Work on opera performance under the direction of professional conductors prepared to work with soloists, choir, dancers and orchestra

Possible extras:

  • different workshops in various ways of singing (classical and musical techniques)

A unique project realised with the accompaniment of a baroque orchestra

Solo singing:

  • prof. Urszula Kryger, (mezzosoprano)
  • prof. Beata Zawadzka-Kłos, (soprano)
  • prof. Włodzimierz Zalewski, (bass) prof. Piotr Miciński, (bass)
  • prof. Ziemowit Wojtczak, (baritone)
  • prof. Krzysztof Bednarek (tenor)
  • Anna Werecka, PhD (mezzosoprano; specialist in baroque singing)
  • Music director: Marcin Sompoliński
  • Stage director: Eva Buchmann
  • Choreography: Aleksandra Stanisławska

Scenography & costumes design: Zuzanna Markiewicz

Minimum and maximum number of students

  • Minimum 1
  • Maximum 5

Parts open to applicants:

  • Platea, rola in travesta – tenor / haute-contre Thespis – tenor / haute-contre
  • Momus – bas / baritone Amor – soprano
  • Satyr – bas / baritone Thalie – soprano Folie – soprano Mercure – tenor
  • Jupiter – bas / baritone Junon – soprano
  • Citheron – bass / baritone Clarine – soprano

Number of teaching / production hours of the EOA module

Working with the stage director – as a group – approx. 20 days of rehearsals (approx. 60 hours)

Ensemble rehearsals with the conductor – 10 hours Stage-orchestra rehearsals – 10 hours

The performance at the concert hall of the Academy of Music in Łódź, at 2a Żubardzka St. – 3 hours

30 ECTS credits

Entrance examination:

Submit recordings. The application must include a link to a video recording (candidate singing with piano accompaniment).

Deadline: November 2020.

Description of the final examination

Location of the show: the concert hall of the Academy of Music in Łódź, at 2a Żubardzka St. or/and The Great Theatre – Opera House in Łódź

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)

Module could be also available as postgraduate studies. The fee is then approx. 2000 EUR (not included travel and living costs).

Module Code : LOD 1
Institution : Łódź
Dates : Jan-Apr 2021
Student : Singer
Language : English / Polish
Activity : Acting / Performance / Production
Module Type : Opera production