Curricular units and teaching staff
- Vocal and interpretive technique (Luciana D’Intino - head instructor)
- Master Class (Gregory Kunde; the list of master
classes held during the 2021-2023
biennium will be published here by April 30,
- Role study (Beatrice Benzi, Nelson Guido Calzi,
Michele D’Elia, Federica Falasconi,
Umberto Finazzi, Jeong Un Kim, Paolo
Spadaro Munitto, Vincenzo Scalera,
Ulisse Trabacchin, Paolo Troian, James
- Stage arts (Marina Bianchi)
- Movement (Emanuela Tagliavia)
- Italian as a second language (Alessia Benenti)
- French diction (Francine Garino)
- German diction (Reinhard Nill)
Specific seminars on vocal chamber music, lied repertoire, and the Baroque repertoire will be held during the
This list may be subject to change.
24 months, from October 4, 2021
to September 30, 2023.
- Legal aged;
- born on or after January 1, 1991;
- diploma in voice from a music conservatory or officially
recognized institute of music. If the candidate studied at a private school of music or
with a private instructor, the director of the school of
music or the private instructor must issue a statement
attesting to the candidate’s suitability to attend the
The audition process in Milan will be structured as follows:
preliminary round, semifinal round, final round.
Candidates will present six operatic pieces taken from the list of
pieces presented with the application, (including the two pieces
performed in the videos), of which four must be in Italian and two
in another language (as stated above, music from operettas or
oratorios will not be accepted). They will also perform two pieces
from the chamber and/or sacred music repertoire. All pieces must
be sung in their original language.
In the preliminary round, the candidate will sing two opera pieces
by heart. One of them will be chosen by the candidate and the other
will be chosen by the Examining Committee on the basis of the list
of pieces presented by the candidate. The Examining Committee
reserves the right to limit the audition to one piece.
In the semifinal round, the candidate will perform a piece of chamber
or sacred music and a piece of opera music by heart. Both pieces
will be chosen by the Examining Committee. Those passing this
first phase will be asked to sight-read a score of medium difficulty,
demonstrate their stage presence, and sit for a motivational
In the final round, the candidate will perform two opera pieces
chosen by the Examining Committee.
The Examining Committee may opt to listen to all or a part of the
required pieces and to limit the audition to a part of the program.