RIG 1. Russian language in opera fragments of Russian composers

Period of the EOA module in 2023 – 2024:

Autumn semester:

  • September 15, 2023 – January 30, 2024

Spring semester:

  • February 1, 2024 – June 30, 2024


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:

(e.g. supplementary programmes, city culture, language)

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 on selected courses

Number of ECTS within bachelor/ master accreditation:

24 – 30 ECTS (depending on courses selected)

Deadline of application and requirements:

  • Deadline: April 15th , 2023
  • Recordings (DVD, YouTube) Application form
  • 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.


Deadline for applications

  • 1st deadline: 08 May 2023


Module Code : RIG 1
Institution : Riga
Dates : 15 September 2023 – 30 January 2023 OR 01 February – 30 June 2024
Student : Singer
Language : English
Activity : Training / Performance
Module Type : Language-specific repertoire studies