The Accademia Teatro alla Scala is now accepting applications to the Lyric Opera Program – 2017/19.
The teaching staff is made up by Luciana D’Intino (Principal Teacher), Renato Bruson and Luciana Serra (International Projects), Gregory Kunde and Eva Mei, the opera coaches Umberto Finazzi, Vincenzo Scalera, James Vaughan and the directors Marina Bianchi and Marco Gandini.
The admission into the course is subject to passing a competition organized in three rounds. All the competition details are described into the official Call for applications. All candidates will be classified in a single ranking.
Daily coursework is intermixed with direct involvement in La Scala productions alongside internationally famous singers, orchestra conductors and stage directors.
Of particular importance are also concerts in Italy and abroad, and participation in opera productions. Numerous titles staged at La Scala and in the most important Italian theaters: among the latest productions are mentioned titles from the catalog of Mozart: Ascanio in Alba (2006), Cosi fan tutte (2007), The Marriage of Figaro (2008) and The Magic Flute (2016); Le convenienze ed inconvenienze teatrali (2009) and Don Pasquale (2012) by Donizetti, L’occasione fa il ladro (2010), L’italiana in Algeri (2011), La scala di seta (2013), Il barbiere di Siviglia (2015) by Rossini.
Application 2017/2019: must be completed online and delivered along with all accessory documentation no later than Thursday, March 2, 2017 through the Yap Tracker web site.