VAL 2. Performance of an operatic role in a fully staged opera production

Title and roles: Il viaggio a Reims by Vivaldi

  • Conte di Libenskof (tenor)
  • Cavaliere Belfiore (tenor)
  • Lord Sidney (bass)
  • Don Alvaro (bass)
  • Barone di Trombonok (buffo)

Period of the EOA module in 2023 – 2024:

  • From 15 January 2024 to 30 April 2024 (Easter holidays from 29 March to 08 April 2024)

Description of the EOA module:

Professional training and preparation for an opera role, concluding with the performance of a fully staged opera production (title to be announced).

This includes:

  • Singing lessons
  • Repertoire lessons
  • Acting
  • Language coaching
  • Musical rehearsals with the conductor, pianists and the orchestra.
  • Stage rehearsals with the stage director, the conductor and the pianists.

In order to study the specific roles of the production.


Kind of voice and role (Title and roles to be announced):

  • Tenor
  • Baritone
  • Bass

Specialty of this module in comparison with other courses:

Valencia is a major cultural centre and encourages immersion into the professional opera and music scene:  Palau de les Arts Opera House, concerts and presentations by major international musicians,..

In addition, there are many events and festivals throughout the year (i.e. Las Fallas). With a rich history in modern architectural masterpieces (City of Arts and Sciences), Valencia’s deep, multicultural roots, cosmopolitan flavor, and warm climate to make it a true Mediterranean gem.

Also, Valencia is one of Spain’s (and Europe’s) most affordable cities for student accommodation.

Names of the professors of this module:

  • Singing: Gloria Fabuel, Carlos López Galarza, Pilar Moral, Amparo Quevedo, Ofelia Sala, Charo Vallés
  • Opera coaches: Laïla Barnat, Carles Budó, Pablo García-Berlanga, Adrià Gràcia, Diego Sánchez, Miquel Carbonell, Francesc Gamón
  • Conductor: Juan Pablo Hellín
  • Stage director: Jaume Martorell, Araceli Bergillos


Possible extras beside the module

  • Masterclasses
  • Concerts at different venues in Valencia
  • Opera sofa: Performance of opera highlights
  • Attending opera performances at Palau de les Arts
  • Exchange and collaboration with other students of the Conservatory working on the same production.

Minimum and maximum number of EOA students

  • Minimum 1 student
  • Maximum 3 students

Number of teaching/production hours of the EOA module:


Teaching: The first 9 weeks

  • Working with the singing teachers
  • Working with the opera coaches
  • Working with the conductor and vocal coaches
  • Working with the stage director and vocal coaches

Production: The following 4 weeks

  • Ensemble rehearsals with the singers and conductor
  • Ensemble rehearsals with the singers and stage director


Number of ECTS within master accreditation:


Entrance examination:

Contact the coordinator:

Charo Vallés

The materials to submit with your application are:

  • CV
  • Repertoire
  • Two Videos (it can be a link to YouTube or any other platform)



  • 1st deadline: 01 June 2023
  • 2nd deadline: 15 September 2023

Date for expected answers:

  • 1st deadline: 15 June  2023
  • 2nd deadline: 30 September 2023

Description of the final Examination:

Public performance of a fully staged chamber opera at the Concert Hall of the Conservatory Superior of Music


Teaching language:

Spanish, English, Italian, French and German

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

  • Free for students in Erasmus Programme
  • Module is available within an Erasmus exchange
Module Code : VAL 2
Institution : Valencia
Dates : 15 January – 30 April 2024 (Easter holidays from 29 March to 08 April 2024)
Student : Singer
Language : Spanish / English / Italian / French / German
Activity : Training / Operatic practice / Acting / Performance
Module Type : Opera production