LOD 1. CPL – Contemporary Performance Laboratory

Period of the EOA module in 2023-2024:

  • 15 Feb – 31 May 2024

Module allows to use all potential of vocal and kinaesthetic art in the area of contemporary music including performative arts like improvised singing, dancing and acting. Module is strongly connected with expanding voice and body abilities during an artistic creation. Inspired by postulate of Jerzy Grotowski and his Laboratory Theater the module will give to the young artist an extraordinary way of creating a role by using all the gamut of stage expression. The module is dedicated to singers and dancers. The module is based on discovering an archetypical primeval intentions and visions as a main factor in creating an artistic performance.

Module includes singing and dance lesson, musical improvisation, movement and dance improvisation, performative arts laboratory, working with piano coach, full breath&body&mind workshop, history of modern music educational programme.

EOA students will be offered a tailor-made programme:

Singing and dancing lessons.

Performative actions including improvised singing, dance and acting in the area of contemporary music

Names of the professors of this module:

  • Urszula Kryger
  • Beata Zawadzka-Kłos
  • Anna Werecka
  • Piotr Miciński
  • Przemysław Rezner
  • Agnieszka Łuczyńska
  • Barczak

Minimum and maximum number of students:

2 – 6 max

Kind of voice and role:

Every kind of voice

Every type of dancer (classical, modern)

Deadline for application and requirements:

  • 08 May 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:

  • Module is available within an Erasmus exchange (SMS or SMP).

Note! Please, contact your Erasmus office as early as possible in order to be qualified in time for Erasmus scholarship.

  • Module could be also available as postgraduate studies. The fee is then approx. 2000 EUR (travel and living costs not included).

Number of ECTS:

25 ECTS

Student: 

Singer

Language: 

English, Italian, German

Activity:

Training / Operatic practice / Performance

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

Title and roles: Il viaggio a Reims by G. Rossini

  • 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:

25 ECTS

Entrance examination:

Contact the coordinator:

Charo Vallés

master.opera@csmvalencia.es

The materials to submit with your application are:

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

 

Deadline:

  • 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 exchangeG. 

VAL 1. Performance of an operatic role in a fully staged chamber opera production or Opera Sofá: opera highlights (with piano accompaniment) (Singers)

Title/s to be announced

Period of the EOA module in 2023 – 2024:

From 01 October 2023 to 22 December 2023

Description of the EOA module:

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

This includes:

  • Singing lessons
  • Repertoire lessons
  • Acting
  • Language coaching
  • Musical rehearsals with the conductor, pianists and/or instrumental ensemble.
  • Stage rehearsals with the stage director, the conductor and the pianists.
  • Performance with piano accompaniment or instrumental ensemble

In order to study the specific roles of the production.

 

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

  • Tenor
  • Baritone

Title: L’adelaide by Vivaldi. 

This project includes performances in Madrid and Valencia.

The 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
  • 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 8 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:

25 ECTS

Entrance examination:

Contact the coordinator:

Charo Vallés

master.opera@csmvalencia.es

The materials to submit with your application are:

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

Deadline:

  • First: June 01 2023
  • Second: September 01 2023

Date for expected answers:

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

Description of the final Examination:

  • Public performance
  • Permanent Artistic Evaluation

 

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

LOD 2. Chamber Music Workshop

Period of the EOA module in 2023-2024:

01 October 2023– 15 January 2024

Description of the module:

The module is dedicated to singers who want to develop their interests in the field of chamber music. Interpreting short musical forms such as songs or other chamber pieces enhances vocal technique and musical imagination.  The module is based on the collaboration of two or more participants working as a duo (singer and pianist) or in a trio (singer, piano and solo instrument/ 2 singers and the pianist) under the direction of prominent artists from the area of cameral music.

Kind of voice and role:

  • Any kind of voice
  • Pianists

Number of teaching / production hours of the EOA module:

Working with the stage director – as a group – approx. 20 days of rehearsals (approx. 60 hours)

Ensemble rehearsals with the conductor – 10 hours stage-orchestra rehearsals – 10 hours

Number of ECTS:

30 ECTS

Minimum and maximum number of students:

1 – 5 max

Deadline for application and requirements:

  • 08 May 2023
  • Recordings (DVD, YouTube), application form, artistic CV
  • Description of the final examination:
  • Public performance of a fully staged opera

 

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

  • Module is available within an Erasmus exchange (SMS or SMP).

Note! Please, contact your Erasmus office as early as possible in order to be qualified in time for Erasmus scholarship.

  • Module could be also available as postgraduate studies. The fee is then approx. 2000 EUR (travel and living costs not included).

Language: 

English, Italian, German

Activity: 

Training / Operatic practice / Performance

Module type: 

Opera performance

HAM 1. Singing and acting, German/Italian Repertoire

Period of the EOA module in 2023-2024:

  • April – May – June 2024 (summer semester)

Open for:

1-3 vocal students

Content:

  • German Repertoire (Lortzing – Mozart – Wagner) and Italian Repertoire (Monteverdi – Mozart – Bellini)
  • Role studies, ensemble studies; work on recitatives, accurate understanding of texts and sheet music, discussion of style and musical Gestus (gestures/attitude).
  • Theatrical and musical performance
  • Phonetics, dialogue training

At the end of the summer semester, a big opera production is staged with a professional orchestra and conductor, with a total of 9 performances at the academy’s theatre (450 seats)

The theatrical and musical performance subject is taught jointly by the theatrical performance lecturer and the lecturer for role studies. Exchange of views on key issues in music and staging. Interpretation of roles (character development), physical training.

Important dates related to the production:

  • April 1st, 2024: Rehearsals start
  • May 12th, 2024: Premiere
  • June 03rd, 2024: Last performance

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

  • Willem Wentzel (Head of Music)
  • Siegfried Schwab (German Repertoire)
  • Fausto Nardi (Italian Repertoire)

Possible extras:

  • Possible participation in modern music theatre productions
  • A course in MusikTheaterRegie (MTR, music theatre direction)
  • Exchange and collaboration with MTR students

Number of ECTS:

9-14 teaching hours per week

20 ECTS (Approx.)

Description of the final examination:

Theatrical-musical performance of two music theatre scenes (aria and ensemble)

Participation in opera production

Communication language:

German and English