STO 3. Opera performance with orchestra and conductor

Period of the EOA module in 2023 – 2024:

  • 15 January – 15 March 2024 (with possible extension to 02 June 2024)

Open for:

  • 1 to 3 vocal students


In this module, the student singers work in a production in cooperation with student conductors and musicians from the Royal College of Music in Stockholm and a professional stage director.

The repertoire for the project will consist of longer excerpts from 2-3 different operas, conceptually merged into one opera performance. The module includes preparatory work,  musical rehearsals with our teachers in musical interpretation and the conductor students, as well as singing lessons.

The course also contains language coaching, both individually and in group.

A production period of 5-6 weeks follows, consisting of stage work and orchestral rehearsals leading up to a fully staged performance with lighting, costumes and makeup.

Repertoire will be selected in mid-autumn of 2023

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

  • Wilhelm Carlsson, Professor of music dramatic performance
  • Majsan Dahling, Lecturer of musical performance

Number or ECTS:


Ca. 108 hours

Possible extra’s beside the module:

  • Movement classes
  • Seminars on aspects of opera as an art form and of the opera singer’s profession


Entrance examination:

We choose our EOA-students via recorded material. With the application we need recordings of sound and video. Formats:

  • Sound: Wav or AIFF
  • Video: Mov or mp4


Description of the final Examination:

Students are examined through the staged performance and through a group seminar on the learning outcomes of the course.

Teaching language/ Required level of language:

Communication language: EN, level 5

Total expenses of the EOA module per student and what is included / excluded in this price:

It is against Swedish legislation to charge for public higher education, except for students outside of EES.

Module Code : STO 3
Institution : Stockholm
Dates : 15 January – 15 March 2024
Student : Singer
Language : English
Activity : Training / Operatic practice / Performance
Module Type : Opera performance