MAA 1. Take the chance to shine on stage: Performing a role in a staged opera

Period of the EOA module in 2022-2023:

January/February/March 2023

Perform a leading role in a staged opera with ensemble.

The title chosen by Conservatorium Maastricht for their 2023 opera production will be Le nozze di Figaro. 

Open for:

1 or 2 singers from the EOA can participate, next to our own singing and acting students.

The coaching includes:

  • working with a (professional) conductor
  • a professional stage director
  • individual vocal coaching on style, interpretation and applied technique by our vocal staff.
  • First 6 weeks include 15 hours of training by main subject teachers and opera coach.
  • Next 6 weeks working on the production

The module will conclude with 4 fully staged performances of the opera, accompanied by the ensemble of the Maastricht Conservatorium, in collaboration with Opera Zuid.

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

  • Conductor: To be announced
  • Stage Director: To be announced
  • Vocal coaches: Yvonne Schiffelers, Susanne Schimmack, Axel Everaert.

In addition, an interactive workshop dealing with artistic entrepreneurship, self- promotion via social media and branding will be offered. This will give young artists the tools and skills to develop their artistic careers and to bring classical music to the core of society.


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

  • CV
  • Repertoire
  • Videos
  • Keep in mind that you can apply with your own repertoire.
  • Deadline:
    • 15th April 2022
    • 15th September 2022

Final Examination:

Permanent Artistic Evaluation + Public performance

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.

Module Code : MAA 1
Institution : Maastricht
Dates : January – February – March 2023
Student : Singer
Language : English
Activity : Training / Operatic practice / Performance
Module Type : Professional training