RIG 2. Baroque Opera Studio in Riga

Period of the EOA module in 2023 – 2024:

  • Autumn semester: August 2023 – December 2023
  • Spring semester: February – June 2024

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 – Giacomo Carissimi “Jephte” AND Giacomo Carissimi “Judicium Salomonis” /autumn semester/

Francesco Cavalli “La Calisto” /spring semester/


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

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


Specialty of this module in comparison with other courses in Europe

Collaboration with professional baroque orchestra.

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 teaching/production hours of the EOA module

… hours rehearsals + performances (TBA)

Number of ECTs within accreditation

30 ECTs per semester

Entrance examination

EOA application

Description of the final examination

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

According to the selected study courses on the curriculum.

Teaching language/Required level of language

English at least B2

Total Expenses of the EOA module

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

Deadline for applications:

  • 1st deadline: 08 May 2024
Module Code : RIG 2
Institution : Riga
Dates : August – December 2023 OR February – June 2024
Student : Singer
Language : English
Activity : Training / Operatic practice / Performance
Module Type : Opera production