LOD 3. Professional preparation of the entire operatic role

Period of the EOA module in 2020-2021

  • October 2020 – January 2021

or

  • February – May 2021 (min. 3 months)

Professional preparation of the entire opera part is dedicated for students who want to learn an opera part for ensemble or stage rehearsals.

Preparation includes:

  • work with a singing teacher on vocal technique and interpretation of the opera part;
  • work with the pianist (opera coach) on the style and musical issues;
  • preparation for public performance on the stage.

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

  • prof. Urszula Kryger, (mezzosoprano)
  • prof. Beata Zawadzka-Kłos, (soprano)
  • prof. Włodzimierz Zalewski, (bass)
  • prof. Piotr Miciński, (bass)
  • prof. Ziemowit Wojtczak, (baritone)
  • prof. Krzysztof Bednarek (tenor)

e. a.

Possible extra’s beside the module

Parts open to applicants:

  • The Student also has the opportunity to work in the recording studio to prepare the demo recording (possible additional fee – about 20 EUR per hour)
  • The Student also has the opportunity to sing the ensemble or group fragments of the part with other students who are interested in such collaborate

Minimum and maximum number of students

  • Minimum 1
  • Maximum 4

Number of teaching / production hours of the EOA module:

  • Working with the stage director – as a group – approx. 10 days of rehearsals (approx. 60 hours)
  • Ensemble rehearsals with conductor – 10 hours
  • Stage-orchestra rehearsals – 10 hours
  • The performance at the concert hall of the Academy of Music in Łódź, at 2a Żubardzka St. – 3 hours

Number of teaching / production hours of the EOA module

  • Working with the vocal teacher – approx. 20 hours – individual classes
  • Working with a pianist (opera coach) – approx. 40 hours

25 ECTs

Entrance examination:

Submit recordings. The application must include a link to a video recording (candidate singing with piano accompaniment).

Deadline: September 2020 or January 2021 (depends on the module period).

Description of the final examination:

The final exam: performing the main fragments of the opera part at the chamber concert hall of the Academy of Music in Łódź, at 32 Gdanska St.

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)

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

LOD 2. Professional preparation (coaching) to participate in vocal auditions

Period of the EOA module in 2020-2021

February – May 2021 (min. 3 months)

Description of the EOA module

  • Professional preparation to participate in all kinds of vocal auditions. Preparation includes:
  • assistance in choosing the appropriate repertoire for a given type of voice (i. a. according to Rudolf Kloiber’s catalogue);
  • work with a singing teacher on vocal technique;
  • work with the phonetics specialist on the text of the opera;
  • arias that are being prepared;
  • work with the pianist on the style and musical issues;
  • preparation for public performance on the stage.

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

  • Solo singing: Prof. Urszula Kryger (mezzosoprano)
  • Prof. Beata Zawadzka- Kłos (soprano)
  • Prof. Włodzimierz Zalewski (bass)
  • Prof. Piotr Miciński (bass)
  • Prof. Ziemowit Wojtczak (baritone)
  • Prof. Krzysztof Bednarek (tenor)

Possible extra’s beside the module

  • The Student also has the opportunity to work in the recording studio to prepare the demo recording (possible additional fee – about 20 EUR per hour)
  • Possible performance(s) in institutional concerts according to the schedule

Minimum and maximum number of EOA students

  • Minimum: 1
  • Maximum 4

Number of teaching / production hours of the EOA module

  • Working with the vocal teacher – approx. 20 hours – individual classes
  • Working with a pianist – approx. 20 hours
  • Working with phonetics specialist – 10 hours
  • Rehearsals in the chamber concert hall – 6 hours

The performance at the chamber concert hall of the Academy of Music in Łódź, at 32 Gdańska St. – 3 hours

25 ECTS credits

Entrance examination:

  • Submit recordings. The application must include a link to a video recording (candidate singing with piano accompaniment).
  • Deadline: November 2020.

Description of the final examination

  • Location of the final concert: the chamber concert hall of the Academy of Music in Łódź, at 32 Gdanska St.

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)
  • Module could be also available as postgraduate studies. The fee is then approx. 1500 EUR (not included travel and living costs).

LOD 1. Performance of an operatic role in an opera production

Period of the EOA module in 2020-2021

January – April 2021 (min. 3 months)

Professional preparation of an opera part, concluded with its performance within the framework of the show.

Training and opera production – J. Ph. Rameau – “Platèe”, in concert version

Work on opera performance under the direction of professional conductors prepared to work with soloists, choir, dancers and orchestra

Possible extras:

  • different workshops in various ways of singing (classical and musical techniques)

A unique project realised with the accompaniment of a baroque orchestra

Solo singing:

  • prof. Urszula Kryger, (mezzosoprano)
  • prof. Beata Zawadzka-Kłos, (soprano)
  • prof. Włodzimierz Zalewski, (bass) prof. Piotr Miciński, (bass)
  • prof. Ziemowit Wojtczak, (baritone)
  • prof. Krzysztof Bednarek (tenor)
  • Anna Werecka, PhD (mezzosoprano; specialist in baroque singing)
  • Music director: Marcin Sompoliński
  • Stage director: Eva Buchmann
  • Choreography: Aleksandra Stanisławska

Scenography & costumes design: Zuzanna Markiewicz

Minimum and maximum number of students

  • Minimum 1
  • Maximum 5

Parts open to applicants:

  • Platea, rola in travesta – tenor / haute-contre Thespis – tenor / haute-contre
  • Momus – bas / baritone Amor – soprano
  • Satyr – bas / baritone Thalie – soprano Folie – soprano Mercure – tenor
  • Jupiter – bas / baritone Junon – soprano
  • Citheron – bass / baritone Clarine – soprano

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

The performance at the concert hall of the Academy of Music in Łódź, at 2a Żubardzka St. – 3 hours

30 ECTS credits

Entrance examination:

Submit recordings. The application must include a link to a video recording (candidate singing with piano accompaniment).

Deadline: November 2020.

Description of the final examination

Location of the show: the concert hall of the Academy of Music in Łódź, at 2a Żubardzka St. or/and The Great Theatre – Opera House in Łódź

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)

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