VAL 4. Experience in an opera production: strings

Title/s to be announced

Period of the EOA module in 2023 – 2024:

From 01 February to 30 April 2024 (Easter holidays from 29 March to 08 April 2024)

Description of the EOA module:

  • Specific training working in the preparation of a fully staged opera production (title to be announced).
  • This includes:
    • Spanish language training
    • Working with the orchestra and conductors
    • Ensemble rehearsals with the orchestra, stage director, conductor, choir and singers
    • Dress rehearsal with the orchestra, stage director, conductor, choir and singers

Opera performances in our Auditorium and other venues

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:

  • Conductors: Jesús Cantos, Juan Pablo Hellín
  • Stage director: Jaume Martorell

Possible extras besides the module:

  • Masterclasses
  • Participation in other projects, with concerts at several venues:
    • Symphony orchestra
    • Chamber orchestra
    • Chamber music ensembles
    • Contemporary ensemble
  • Attending opera performances at Palau de les Arts
  • Exchange and collaboration with other students of the Conservatory working on the same production

Open to: 

  • All string players: violins, violas, cellos, violoncellos and double-basses

Number of teaching/production hours of the EOA module:

Teaching: The first 8 weeks

  • Spanish language training
  • Working with the orchestra and conductors in different projects
  • Working with the opera orchestra and conductors as well as the singers and choir

Production: The following 4 weeks

  • Ensemble rehearsals with the orchestra, stage director, conductor, choir and singers
  • Dress rehearsal with the orchestra, stage director, conductor, choir and singers

Opera performances in our Auditorium and other venues

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

Deadline:

  • First: June 01 2023
  • Second: September 15 2023

Date for expected answers:

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

Description of the final Examination:

  • Public performance
  • Permanent Artistic Evaluation

Teaching language:

Spanish and English

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

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