The 24th edition of the Casalmaggiore International Festival will be held July 6 – 26, 2020. The program takes place in magnificently restored 17th and 18th century buildings, including a classical Italian style opera house, two concert halls, numerous practice and teaching studios and modernized living quarters.
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AEDO, the Accademia Europea Dell’Opera, is a uniquely focused European opera experience that takes place in Lucca, Italy and was created in collaboration between Western University Canada, Centro Studi Opera Omnia Luigi Boccherini, is centered on the preparation, creation, and performance of full operatic roles.
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Schubert’s art song triumph, Winterreise will be performed by Daniel Lichti, baritone, and the Penderecki String Quartet. The same artists recently performed Winterreise to a sell-out audience at the 2019 Elora Festival.
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Daniel Lichti, Associate Professor Emeritus Faculty of Music at Wilfrid Laurier University, is presenting three masterclasses in Lieder, English Art Song and French Art Song.
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We are looking for volunteers to take part in a study of how singers think about and relate to their voices. Participants must meet the following criteria:
- Between ages 22-35
- Have received a degree in voice (undergraduate or higher) at a university in Canada or the United States
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Open to performers ages 14 to 18
Join young singers from across North America in this unique and immersive learning experience. Leading professionals and music educators provide daily lessons and coaching, as well as classes in acting, movement, diction, and musicianship skills. Students are encouraged to apply for one or both sessions.
In an intensive, yet supportive, environment, students will experience life in a Musical School Program, further enhancing their studies with their teacher.
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COSI is offering a two-week, non-performance training program, July 1-15. No audition video is necessary and the application deadline has been extended to Monday, Feb. 18th.
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